Avaaz | 48 hours to ban bee killers

Quietly, globally, billions of bees are dying, threatening our crops and food. But in 48 hours the European Union could move to ban the most poisonous pesticides, and pave the way to a global ban that would save bees from extinction.

Four EU countries have begun banning these poisons, and some bee populations are […]

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Popular Science News | UK Flood Defences Failing

Popular Science News – despite the £400m invested, UK Flood Defences are failing to protect homes in many areas of the country. It is argued that this investment cannot increase to prevent every imaginable flood and the amount currently spent is as good as it will get. Much of the blame has been placed […]

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Popular Science News | Global Warming Isn’t Causing Droughts

Popular Science News – according to common-sense, global warming should equal droughts. If it gets warmer, water evaporates and so there is less liquid water, which we call a drought. Contrary to expectation, new research data seems to show that over the last 50 years there has been no increase in the incidence of […]

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