BP agreed to pay the largest fine in US history as compensation for the worst environmental damage ever: the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Honeybees invade the walls of London thanks to artist Louis Masai
What is the most effective way to tell people honeybees are in danger? The artist Louis Masai painted them on the walls in London and other cities. This way, people may start asking themselves why.
The street artist Louis Michel decided to help those dedicated to raise people’s awareness on problems and risks bees and pollinators have to face, with the project Save the Bees.
The artist came up with the idea after a journey in South Africa, where he realised wall paintings of species threatened with extinction. He then began documenting himself on the colony collapse disorder, on neonicotinoids, and the habitat loss affecting pollinators in Europe and the United States.
About a year ago, he decided to start from London to raise the awareness on bee deaths, doing it his way. In collaboration with the artist Jim Vision, he realised huge honeybees on the walls of Brick Lane, one of the most famous and dynamic area of London. The project then spread, “pollinating” cities all over the world: Bristol, Devon, New York, Miami, and New Orleans. Here are some of the extraordinary paintings.
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Il Paese africano ha bruciato oltre una tonnellata di zanne e corni confiscati per esprimere la tolleranza zero per il bracconaggio.
The world’s richest man, Bill Gates, gives his advice on how to make money over the next years: invest in renewables. And he’s doing just that.
Una nuova ricerca ha dimostrato che il contatto con la natura inibisce la formazione di pensieri negativi che possono sfociare in gravi patologie come la depressione.
People are increasingly committing themselves to protect one of the Planet’s most important pollinators: bees. And in Norway they are creating a green corridor exactly for them.
Though some believe global warming is saving Africa, a billion people globally will be forced to migrate because of climate change.
L’Unione Internazionale per la Conservazione della Natura ha aggiornato la propria Lista Rossa delle specie minacciate, il leone è in pericolo, in ripresa la lince iberica.
The Pacific Northwest LNG (liquefied natural gas) facility is to be built on Canadian aboriginal lands. The Lax Kw’alaams have voted against it and $1 billion in compensation.
The Italian magazine l’Espresso has prepublished the draft of the Holy Father’s encyclical on the environment. The Vatican Press Office hasn’t confirmed or denied the truthfulness of the text.