The Trans Adriatic Pipeline project that will transport gas across Southern Europe was promised a £1.3 billion loan from the European Investment Bank. But research suggests burning the gas will create as much carbon emissions as using coal. Environmentalists have therefore questioned the wisdom of the decision. ARTHUR WYNS reports
A planned nickel mine in Madagasca has led to numerous environmental problems, and whilst the mine continues to struggle the environmental concerns surrounding the project continue to grow. LAURENCE SOUSTRAS investigates.
A remarkable young environmentalist is standing in the way of a controversial Canadian oil pipeline which campaigners fear could become the next Exxon-Valdez or Deepwater Horizon disaster. Eric Keen reports
Ka Hsaw Wa has seen many of his friends killed and has suffered torture at the hands of the Burmese military. Now he is taking Unocal, one of the US companies that trades with the murderous regime, to court. One of the most wanted men in Burma, talks to The Ecologist.