Are 11,416 sharks being killed every hour?

It seems staggering, but based on the most recent figures from Marine Policy, who say 100million sharks are being killed every year, it would appear that this daily rate of slaughter is indeed the case. The recent Marine Policy report stated that the exact number of sharks killed could actually be anywhere between 63 million…

Are bees disappearing?

It would seem bees are vanishing, but until recently nobody really knew why. Now, thanks to Wikileaks, we have more evidence. In recent years people have noticed dead bees on the ground having seemingly just fallen out of the sky, while hive owners have seen bee numbers decline by as much as ninety percent. A…