Some 25,000 dead velvet swimming crabs have washed ashore on England's Thanet Coast. Similar mass die-offs of the crabs have occurred the past three years.
Britain unveils the world's largest windmill farm. The windmills cost five times more per megawatt generated than a gas-powered plant, but cost virtually nothing to maintain (in contrast to ongoing gas purchases). When will they pay themselves off? Are there less-quantifiable benefits to renewable energy?