Letters: Nuclear threatsGuardian Unlimited | 15 Nov 2010
Am I alone in noting that UK civil nuclear infrastructures are uniquely implicated in all four "tier one" threats identified in the recent defence white paper (Report, 19 October)? Objectively, this point is as obvious to nuclear proponents as sceptics. First, few "terrorism targets" are more...
Camelford poisoning: 'water authority insisted supplies were safe'Guardian Unlimited | 01 Nov 2010
Inquest hears how water authority said there was no health risk after aluminium sulphate was dumped in wrong tank. A water authority instructed its communications centre to tell people their tap water was safe even as one customer reported that his hair was sticking together and others said the...
Marine ecosystems at risk from pollutionGuardian Unlimited | 20 Oct 2010
Marine ecosystems around the world are at risk of substantial deterioration in coming decades as oceans face growing threats from pollution, over-fishing and climate change
River of money flows to Thames as it wins global conservation prizeGuardian Unlimited | 12 Oct 2010
London's mighty river was declared a dead zone 50 years ago - but now it is full of life and has been rewarded for its resurgence. In the 1950s it was declared biologically dead – a heavily polluted river that was a far cry from the days when it was admired by William Wordsworth, Claude Monet and the Three Men in a Boat of Jerome K Jerome's book.
Rise in UK beaches with recommended water qualityThe Independent | 28 May 2010
More than half the UK's beaches are recommended for having excellent water quality in the latest Good Beach Guide - a slight rise on last year, the Marine Conservation Society said today. The number of sites failing the MCS's latest bathing water tests, which are based on European standards, fell...
Eco-warrior turns green on his voyage across the PacificThe Independent | 29 Mar 2010
David de Rothschild is young, enviably good-looking and heir to one of the world's great blue-blooded banking fortunes. However, Neptune is a great leveller who cares little for your wealth or indeed whether you are on a highly publicised mission to clean up his polluted oceans.
How Arctic Food Webs Affect Mercury in Polar Bears - Science DailyScienceDaily.com | 09 Dec 2009
New research led by biogeochemists Travis Horton of the University of Canterbury and Joel Blum of the University of Michigan lays the groundwork for assessing current and future effects of mercury deposition and climate change on polar bears. The ...
Thames Water warns of funds gapBBC | 30 Nov 2009
Thames Water warns of a potential funding gap as the recession poses "significant challenges" for essential investment.
More swimming spots pass quality testsEnvironment Data Interactive Exchange | 24 Nov 2009
Swimming spots in England and Wales are getting cleaner according to latest test results published this month.
Dead fish mystery still unsolvedBBC | 24 Nov 2009
Tests fail to discover what caused the death of 10,000 fish in the Thames Farmoor Reservoir intake in Oxfordshire.
Chemical plants slash emissionsYahoo! News | 17 Nov 2009
Harmful emissions from chemical plants plummeted almost two-thirds over the last 12 years even though production soared, it has emerged.
Rivers being restocked with fishBBC | 10 Nov 2009
Staffordshire rivers badly affected by recent pollution incidents are being restocked with thousands of baby fish.
Wilson explores bowels of BelfastBBC | 26 Oct 2009
Finance Minister Sammy Wilson follows in the footsteps of Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson by being lowered into the biggest hole in Ireland.
Retreat on carbon crackdownThe Times | 10 Oct 2009
The government has caved in to business on a key aspect of its latest scheme for cutting pollution after an intense lobbying campaign by executives.
UK faces court for allowing sewage to enter ThamesGuardian Unlimited | 10 Oct 2009
Action taken over breach of 1991 directive demanding water treatment before discharge: The government is being taken to the European court of justice for failing to stop thousands of tonnes of raw sewage pouring into the Thames.
Waste firm ban over river pollutionYahoo! News | 08 Oct 2009
A waste management company has been banned from putting industrial waste into the sewage system after one of the country's major rivers was polluted with cyanide.