I did a radio interview! See description below and have a listen :)
Joined by Julia Kole, a Canadian who has spent the past year in Bristol, where she has been studying for an MSc in Environmental Policy and Management. We discuss where Julia’s passion for the environment came from, her course at Bristol, and how south Bristol is making progress towards being a more friendly place for the natural world.
Yes Toronto! A proud Canadian moment.
Toronto yanks brilliant, litterbug-shaming ad campaign
A genius series of ads that chide litterbugs through photos of cleverly positioned rubbish is discontinued due to copyright concerns.
Give me 3 good reasons why these machines shouldn’t be in every urban city around the world.
Beijing straphangers can pay for subway fare by recycling plastic bottles
The Chinese megapolis expands its incentive-based recycling initiative in which reverse vending machines dole out subway credits in exchange for recyclable plastic containers.
Well then, here you have it!
Birds killed per year by energy source. Via U.S. News (trigger warning, written by Alan Neuhauser).
Wind and solar kills about 300k per year. Coal, nearly 8 million. Power lines kill about 12 and 64 million birds per year.
The biggest killer of birds? House cats kill 3 billion birds per year. That’s about 375 of those black bars for coal placed end to end.
This reminds me of Copenhagen. They can do it there, why not do it here?
Floating pool concept invites Londoners to take a dip in the Thames
Wildlife has slowly but surely returned to the formerly foul tideway. Is swimming in the Thames next?
Too beautiful not to share!
Get mesmerized by the awesomeness of nature.
A very interesting and pretty darn awesome concept!
Rescue dogs sniff out endangered species
By training shelter dogs to find the scat of threatened species, Conservation Canines is saving the lives of both dogs and wildlife.
It just makes so much sense!
Texas solar farm recruits ‘lambscaping’ team to clear away weeds
At a small San Antonio solar facility, the ovine groundskeeping crew keep things trim and tidy with the aid of split upper lips and 4-chambered stomachs.
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