Planet Ark – Reuters Daily World Environment News
Providing up to 40 news stories a day via their ‘World Environment News’ service, sponsored by Reuters’s, Planet Ark is a great way to stay in touch with global environmental issues, through well-written, concise articles and dramatic images. An Australian not-for-profit organization, founded by the tennis player Pat Cash and charity campaigner Jon Dee in 1991, it is now one of the world’s biggest online environmental news service with over 8 million visitors to their site a year. As well as daily updates, their site contains links to a vast back catalogue, covering topics from deforestation to animal rights, water to nuclear power, containing images and articles.
Planet Ark also runs campaigns on a wide variety of issues, such as tree planting, recycling and reducing junk mail, and has produced an environmental education kit for primary schools