Tiny Timber Fiscavaig House Rests on Stilts in an Ancient Scottish Landscape

March 1, 2013 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

Comments Off on Tiny Timber Fiscavaig House Rests on Stilts in an Ancient Scottish Landscape

Read the rest of Tiny Timber Fiscavaig House Rests on Stilts in an Ancient Scottish Landscape Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Daylighting , eco design , fiscavaig house , green design , holiday house , isle of skye , low carbon footprint , minimal environmental impact , natural light , rural design , Scotland , sustainable design , timber house , tiny house

See the original post:
Tiny Timber Fiscavaig House Rests on Stilts in an Ancient Scottish Landscape

Researchers Call for Legalizing Rhino Horn Trade to End Poaching

March 1, 2013 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Researchers Call for Legalizing Rhino Horn Trade to End Poaching

Photo via Shutterstock Some researchers believe that creating a legal rhino horn trade is the only way to curb runaway poaching of the endangered mammal. At present, roughly two rhinos are killed for their horns every day in South Africa, the BBC reports . The horns are sold mostly in China, where some people believe that it is an aphrodisiac. Dr Duan Biggs and others with the University of Queensland wrote in the journal Science that the ban on trading rhino horns has actually increased trade by driving up the price to $65,000 per kilogram, and that a legal trade would curb pressure on decreasing rhino populations. Read the rest of Researchers Call for Legalizing Rhino Horn Trade to End Poaching Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: china , chinese medicine , CITES , drones , Environment , illegal wildlife trade , legal rhino trade , Nature , News , poaching , rhino , rhino horn , science , Wildlife conservation

Read the rest here:
Researchers Call for Legalizing Rhino Horn Trade to End Poaching

Bad Behavior has blocked 1394 access attempts in the last 7 days.