Filed under: Animals & Nature, Issues & the Environment | Tags: england, environment, london, otter, restoration, river, thames, wetdoggle
The Thames River in London, England, was declared biologically dead in the 1950’s – which is basically just a nice way of saying “you’re gross and awful and nothing will ever live in you.” Good news on the horizon, though – the Thames, apparently are a-changin’.
Filed under: Animals & Nature, Issues & the Environment | Tags: alberta, athabasca river, canada, dangerous, edmonton, environment, rob renner, toxic pollutants
Toxic pollutants have been found in the Athabasca River in Edmonton, near oilsands sites, but luckily the pollutants are at “insignificant levels.” So naturally no one seems to be concerned. Including Alberta’s environmental minister, the Honourable Rob Renner.
Filed under: Animals & Nature, Countdowns & Lists, Issues & the Environment | Tags: albert gonquin, bears, beavers, camping, chipmunks, environment, forest, hulk hogan, jason voorhees, luciano galasso, pabst blue ribbon, puppets, safety, woods
Hello, everyone. I know you probably came here looking for Luciano Galasso to regale you with tales of whatever it is he usually talks about. Unfortunately, he’s not here at the moment…so I guess you’re just stuck with me. Allow me to introduce myself, though I don’t expect you to remember my name or ever bring it up in conversation again. That’s fine, by the way.
Filed under: Animals & Nature, Issues & the Environment, Strange & Bizarre | Tags: environment, john goodman, poop, science, the big lebowski, whales
Have I got a whale of a tale for you today, dear reader. (And I assure you, that is only the first of many, many whale-based puns to come).
Filed under: Animals & Nature, Issues & the Environment | Tags: algae, cells, earth, environment, mother nature, photosynthesis, plants, renewable energy, science
In a move that’s no doubt being hailed by experts for it’s “what the hell, why not” attitude, scientists have turned to algae cells to produce electricity.
That’s correct. Algae cells.
Filed under: Animals & Nature, Countdowns & Lists, Strange & Bizarre, Technology & You | Tags: anaconda, club, cows, dancing, energy, greenhouse, hampster, jackets, jon voight, law & order, methane, ralph fiennes, renewable, resources, rotterdam, sean connery, tesla, the avengers, tornado
Many people might not know this about me, but environmental and energy issues are something of an interest of mine, so that’s what we’ll be discussing today!
For as long as mankind has had power, we seem to be trying to develop new and interesting ideas to create it.