Britains butterflies are suffering a dramatic decline. Can they be saved? Read more at The Guardian. Right at this moment I have a Large White butterfly crysylis attached to the frame of the back door. It should emerge in May or June.
The Independent reports that some species of insects and invertebrates have declined by more than 80% in recent decades.
Climate science maverick James Lovelock believes catastrophe is inevitable.
The Independent newspaper reports that a dangerous rise in temperature is now unavoidable. We are on course for ‘a rise in global mean temperatures to two degrees above the level before the Industrial Revolution in the late 18th century,’ the article says. The two degree threshold was set down by scientists from around the world … A critical rise in world temperatures is now unavoidable