Climate change: Green energy plant threat to wilderness areas
Conservation

Climate change: Green energy plant threat to wilderness areas

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption All over Europe, renewable installations are often located in protected areas Wind, solar and hydro power installations pose a growing threat to key conservation areas, say researchers. Researchers found that over 2,200 green energy plants have been built within the boundaries of the Earth’s remaining wilderness. They say that…

Charity box stolen from Giffnock takeaway Clay Oven after break-in
Nature & Science

Charity box stolen from Giffnock takeaway Clay Oven after break-in

‘Smashed glass, damaged door’: Charity box stolen from takeaway after break-in (Images: Facebook – @ClayOvenGiffnock) Shops are closing. Newspaper sales are falling. But we’ve chosen to keep our online journalism free because it’s so important that the people of Glasgow stay informed during this crisis. To help us get through this, we’re asking readers who…

Air quality improves in over 90 cities
Environmental News

Air quality improves in over 90 cities

With a nationwide lockdown in place, over 90 cities, including Delhi, recorded minimal air pollution in the last few days.Welcoming the reduction in pollution, environmentalists urged the government to treat it as a “wake-up call” and stop its “obsession” with “development” at the cost of the environment.India is currently under the biggest lockdown with around…