Wind turbines have a service life of around 20 years. After that, they can be retired and reused for other purposes such as bike shelters
14.6% of the world's land area, an area greater than Russia, has been modified by humans, according to researchers.
Demand for fossil fuels will peak by 2025 if countries meet their climate pledges, according to the latest World Energy Outlook 2021 from the International Energy Agency (IEA).
The climate crisis is having a negative impact on children's mental health, say experts, and tackling eco-anxiety should be an urgent priority for governments.
France's environment minister has announced that the country will ban plastic packaging for nearly all fruit and vegetables from January 2022.
The UN’s Global Biodiversity Framework could be to nature what the Paris accord is to our climate, protecting habitats and creating sustainable food systems.
Researchers have created a model, tracking the pathways of land-based micro and macro-plastics to the sea.
A study in Indonesia found that subtle messaging and cues can encourage tourists to engage in behaviors that protect the marine ecosystem.
Recycling plastic is not enough beat the global waste crisis - we need more new ways to make food packaging, including using more compostable materials.
Solving the plastic pollution issue will require systemic change. Financing these solutions will require a collective, public-private approach.
Loop, a system of returning and reusing the packaging many grocery items come in could help us reduce single-use plastic. Here’s what you need to know.
New Zealand is proposing to regulate single-use plastic packaging and to ban various hard-to-recycle plastics and single-use plastic items.
They are the lynchpin of ecosystems – species that maintain balance and support biodiversity – without which the food web is transformed or could even collapse.
Ghana currently only has waste recovery and recycling rates of 12% and 10% respectively. Effective deployment of policies and social interventions can improve this.
New research shows that reusable containers could actually be worse for the environment than their disposable counterparts, with a higher carbon footprint overall.