In the news today …

Posted by Laura Grant on October 31, 2008
Posted in Green News

  • Green car needs greenbacks: The global credit crisis could delay production of South Africa’s Joule electric car as the manufacturing company, Optimal Energy, needs to raise more than $130-million dollars to build an assembly plant. [More].
  • Please release me: A rare female whale shark being kept as an attraction in an aquarium in Sol Kerner’s  recently opened Atlantis resort in Dubai (he also built SA’s Sun City megaresort) has provoked the ire of environmentalists and the public. A local newspaper has launched a “Free Sammy the Shark” campaign and a Facebook group has been set up calling for the shark’s release. [More]

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