Is it simply a coincidence that the Syrian revolution was sparked at the same time the country was still reeling from its worst drought ever recorded? Unsurprisingly, a new study finds evidence it is not.
The annual International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas meeting wraps up with no resolution about the 'mystery boats' fishing off the Libyan coast and continued threats posed by 'fattening farms' and 'FADs.'
While the conflict in Libya continues to rage on, another battle for survival is taking place under the sea just offshore. Bluefin tuna were once an abundant species in the Mediterranean, but after decades of overfishing they are now
photo: Stewart Butterfield/Creative Commons Illegal fishing for bluefin tuna by exceeding quotas, under-reporting quotas, and outright pirate fishing mean Atlantic and Mediterranean bluefin are highly endangered. Now, as NATO forces assist rebel forces
Sorry about the crappy Photoshop job. Under the barrel is Vladimir Putin, so this works on two levels... Original photo: Wikipedia, CC.
A Vivid Reminder that Our Addiction to Oil Funds Dictators
Colonel Muammar Gaddafi doesn't have that many friends
Due to security issues, the date has not been released yet, but we are happy to announce that Middle East environmentalists are putting political pet peeves aside to focus on one goal: preserving the environment.
A group of consultants and wealthy Libyans are planning to create a carbon-neutral green development zone in Cyrene, a 550,000-hectare site of desert and forest (the size of Wales) centered on ancient Greek ruins, a UNESCO world-heritage site.