Amazon conservation activist and wife shot dead in Brazil

[singlepic id=306 w460 h=287 float=left]An Amazon rainforest activist and his wife have been shot dead in northern Brazil as the country’s Congress debated a divisive land bill that threatens to increase deforestation.

Federal authorities said a rubber tapper and leading forest conservationist, whom Brazil’s presidency identified as Joao Claudio Ribeiro da Silva, and his wife […]

The problems being caused by Raptor Politics in the UK.

The North West Raptor Protection Group (NWRPG) was Britain’s first conservation organisation of its kind established in 1967 specifically created to monitor and protect bird of prey populations in the N W of England. Forty Four years ago because it was estimated only seven breeding pairs of peregrines remained in the North West of England […]

Wind Farms – The money bonanza for some.

The RSPB believe climate change will kill more birds than wind farms. For that reason, on the whole, they support wind energy. Climate change – another can of worms and why we are in this ridiculous situation of unachievable renewable targets and the race for wind power. For every scientist the government wheel out telling […]