Many species of shark are in danger of extinction. The demand for shark fin soup causes overfishing and this could be disastrous for the delicate balance of the ocean's ecosystem. We should ban shark fishing, even at the extent of destroying a piece of Asian tradition.
Although still a controversial subject, there is a growing consensus that global climate changes are being caused by environmental pollution, especially by greenhouse gases. Do we need to take more urgent action to halt this trend?
Across the world the poorest are facing a new challenge in the form of climate change. In Bolivia the glaciers that are now melting due to climate change have always brought water to communities and this may soon dry up as climate change continues. They are now arguing that those who cause the probl
In 1985 Scientists who were a part of the British Antarctic Survey published results showing that there was a hole in the ozone layer above the Antarctic shocking the scientific community as the decline was far higher than anticipated. In a rare case of quick action to an environmental threat, later
On 15th January the British government approved the construction of a third runway for Heathrow Airport, Europe's busiest airport. Whilst the project still requires planning permission, it has become subject to a huge controversy particularly opposed by environmentalists. Through the expansion of He
Conservationalists are usually against killing animals however they are leading a campaign against American mink in Britain. The mink is an invasive species that first arrived in the UK for fur farms in the 1950s. There were quickly escapees that began colonising Britain. The advance of the mink has