“The [US] Federal Aviation Authority has re-routed flights, and local communities have called on bush pilots to keep their distance in an effort to avoid setting off a panic that could see scores of walruses trampled to death.” (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/oct/01/walrus-alaska-beach-trampled-death)
With sea ice all but absent this year, walrus have tried chartering flights to reach suitable alternative breeding grounds.
“Business flying has been in decline for over a decade, both at Heathrow and across the UK” (http://www.wwf.org.uk/what_we_do/press_centre/index.cfm?uNewsID=6949)
In aviation terms this is a very controlled landing.
“The aviation sector will attempt to negotiate by 2016 a market-based mechanism (taxes, tradeable permits or carbon offsets) to tackle emissions from flying.” [emphasis added] (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-24429721)
Four layers of fog; outstanding effort.
“Cutting aviation pollution is a big part of what’s needed to curb global climate change. If aviation were a country, it would be the 7th largest contributor to climate change on the planet.” (http://www.wwf.org.uk/what_we_do/press_centre/index.cfm?uNewsID=6793)
The President of Aviatonia has announced plans to salvage Atlantis for a sustainable land base.