Lighthouse Eco

Striving for a sustainable Lifestyle

Month: January 2024

‘Smoking gun proof’: fossil fuel industry knew of climate danger as early as 1954, documents show

Documents show industry-backed Air Pollution Foundation uncovered the severe harm climate change would wreak

Photographer gives possible first ever look at newborn great white shark

Great white sharks considered vulnerable on International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of Threatened Species

‘Biggest, baddest ship on the planet’: World’s largest cruise ship stokes environmental concerns

The launch of the ship has sparked renewed concerns about the environmental impact of cruise tourism.

A Strange Plastic Rock Has Ominously Invaded 5 Continents

Plastistones, a new type of sedimentary rock that’s part-plastic and part-rock, has been found on at least five continents and 11 countries.

U.S. sets plans to protect endangered whales near offshore wind farms; firms swap wind leases

Two federal environmental agencies issued plans Thursday to better protect endangered whales amid offshore wind farm development.

Devastating drought in Amazon result of climate crisis, study shows

“The Amazon could make or break our fight against climate change,” said Regina Rodrigues, a professor at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil.

Hermit crabs are ‘wearing’ our plastic rubbish

Hermit crabs all over the world, which scavenge shells as armour for their bodies, are turning increasingly to plastic waste instead.

Climate change is causing a pothole plague. Are robots and self-healing pavement the solution?

Dire weather events are not the only way global warming is wreaking havoc worldwide. Climate change is also creating a pothole plague.

New emperor penguin colonies discovered in Antarctica after guano spotted from space

Emperor penguins are the largest but least prevalent Antarctic penguin species, with scientists estimating a total population of about 600,000

One of a kind – a unique Cape mountain zebra foal born in Klein Karoo

The only Cape mountain zebra foal in the world with a combination of Cradock and Gamkaberg genes was born at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve outside Montagu in the Klein Karoo.

More Bad News For Fossil Fuels: Green Hydrogen Is Making Green Steel Happen

The world’s first and biggest full scale green steel plant is taking shape in Sweden, with an assist from green hydrogen.

This Golden Eagle’s ‘Unique Hunting Technique’ Has 89 Million Views

A video posted on X details the peculiar hunting method used by the Golden Eagle.