Environment

Christmas rush ideal cover for wildlife traffickers

December 21, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Wrapped in plastic bags marked with case numbers, the remains of elephants, bears, mountain lions, polar foxes and crocodiles are neatly stored on grey metal shelves at Frankfurt Airport’s International Postal Centre. “Confiscated,” reads […]

Agriculture

What is palm oil and why is it damaging?

November 26, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Last week, it was announced the supermarket’s main Christmas advert would not make it to air. The Greenpeace-made advert chronicles the plight of the critically endangered orangutan, whose habitat is being destroyed by the […]

Environment

Rare arctic whales found off Irish coast

November 25, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Among the things found in the obSERVE survey were arctic Beluga whales and Leatherback turtles rarely seen in Irish waters. The survey was carried out in two strains, an acoustic underwater project carried out […]