It is a commonly accepted theory that increased levels of Co2 are causing an increase in the temperature of the earth’s atmosphere via the ‘greenhouse effect.’ More and more scientists are arguing, however, that this is still just a theory - one that is being used by media, politicians and oth

Plastic bags should be banned. Plastic is non-bio-degradable and thus causes pollution; as it cannot be recycled, burning plastic diffuses harmful smoke. Plastic also emits some radiation. Plastic bags can prove to be a choke hazard for small animals and people. Plastic water bottles are also though

Zoos are premises for the captivity of animals, often in urban areas where many of the animals would not otherwise be found, with the intention of studying the animals and displaying them to the public at large. The predecessor of the zoo was the menagerie, which involved the captivity of birds typi

Are biofuels a better alternative to fossil fuels? Should their use be encouraged by government regulations and subsidy?

Do non-human animals have rights? I am going to look at this question partly from the viewpoint of ethics in science and partly considering how major religions treat this question. Those not interested in religious arguments per se would do well to consider at least the ethical angles involved i