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Disappearance of a lake in Russia

Lake vanishes overnight in Russia CBC News MOSCOW - Villagers in central Russia are mystified by the sudden disappearance, overnight, of the town's lake. Russia 's NTV channel showed a muddy basin where the lake once was, in the village of Bolotnikovo,...

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Deforestation in Brazil

Rainforest loss shocks Brazil John Vidal Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest last year was the second worst ever, figures released by the Brazilian government have shown. Satellite photos and other data showed that ranchers, loggers and especially...

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Deforestation in Brazil 3

Deforestation in Brazil 3

Deforestation in Mato Grosso, Brazil. Photo: Alberto Cesar/Greenpeace/AP Deforestation in Anapu, northern Brazil. Photo: Antonio Scorza/AFP/Getty An area of rainforest cleared by soya bean farmers in Novo Progreso, Brazil. Photo: Alberto Cesar/Greenp...

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Deforestation in Amazonia

Amazon destruction accelerating By Steve Kingstone BBC News, The Amazon rainforest is being destroyed at near record levels, according to new figures released by the Brazilian government . The environment ministry said 26,000 sq km of forest were chopped...

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Dolphins

These are two interesting websites about dolphins: http://www.southwest.com.au/~kirbyhs/dolphinsa.html http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/dolphindefender/index.html# (plus a vid.)

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How to keep track of dolphins

Dolphins offered mobile solution Dusky dolphins living off the coast of Cape Town are about to be issued with mobile phone technology. It will not be handsets though and, despite their sophisticated ability to communicate, they will not be chatting or...

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Ozone layer

Ozone hits record low in 2005 Quirin Schiermeier Chilly Arctic winters are sapping our atmospheric protection A combination of climate change and pollution is chewing through Europe's ozone, researchers say. They have announced that the protective layer...

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Farm -raised salmons

Limit portions of farm-raised salmon, experts say Alison McCook NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People should avoid eating too much farm-raised salmon, which contains significantly more of the chemical dioxin than is found in fish caught in the wild, new...

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