Environment Forum

Backyard tigers

October 20, 2010

ENVIRONMENT-TIGERS/Would you keep a tiger as a pet?

A puppy-sized tiger cub can be bought in the United States for as little as $200, and there are probably about 5,000 such backyard tigers across the country, about the same number of privately owned tigers in China, according to World Wildlife Fund.

Turn out the lights for climate change (and polar bears)?

March 26, 2010

polar bearLights will go out around the world on Saturday from Beijing’s Forbidden City to a village in the Arctic where they usually keep street lights blazing to ward off polar bears.

from Commentaries:

Are pension funds ignoring climate risk?

July 6, 2009

And are conservation groups moving into the business of giving investment advice?

from Shop Talk:

Did you power down for Earth Hour?

March 29, 2009

The Las Vegas strip (below) and other global icons went dark on Saturday for Earth Hour.