Environmentally s-xy. Genius. The environment needs better spin doctors, according to Californian Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. “We have to make it mainstream, we have to make it s-xy, we have to make it attractive so that everyone wants to participate,” he told Georgetown University. Just like bodybuilding which “used to have a very sketchy image. It had fanatics and it had weird people. . ..But we changed that. . .. It became s-xy, attractive.” Really, we thought the jury was still out on that one. — Stuff.co.nz

Vanity Fair goes green. The US mag has produced its second annual Green issue with Leonardo Di Caprio and polar bear friend gracing the cover. “It’s all about the activist p-rn. Page after page filled with rich renditions of “good fight” fighters.” — Treehugger

Pakistan and Iran unite on climate. Pakistan and Iran have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a broad-based cooperation in various fields, including the environment sector. The MoU, inter alia, focuses on ECO tourism, air pollution, waste management, marine pollution and bio-diversity. Daily Times (Pakistan)

What now? Oh it’s just mankind threatening to destroy cradle of evolution. The Ecuadorian government is warning it may ban thousands of eco-tourists who flock to the Galapagos Islands site every year because their presence is threatening the islands’ flora and fauna – from the giant tortoises to the finches which first caught Darwin’s interest. The Scotsman

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