Almost three quarters of the Earth’s surface is water. But only 7.6% of our oceans enjoy any level of protection from exploitation.
According to research in London, higher levels of air pollution increases shoplifting and pickpocketing.
Researchers have discovered microplastics in an area of the Pyrenees which has long been considered pristine wilderness and largely free from pollution.
Researchers aimed to find out which languages had the largest number of features that differed most from other languages. English came in 33rd position out of 239 languages, proving “weir...
Following unusually abundant winter rains and snowfall statewide, for the first time in 7 year California is officially drought free.
Environmental problems are accelerating far more quickly than sustainable solutions but to design sustainable future ways of living, a shift in economic priorities is needed.
Around 7 miles underwater, microbes have been found that feed on the hydrocarbons in crude oil.
Chicago has passed legislation known as R2019-157, or Support for Implementation of Clean Energy Transition Plan, which is committing to running the city on 100 % renewable energy by the ...
Scientists are increasingly interested in creating something valuable from pollution and have now demonstrated several ways that useful products can be created.
Scientists have figured out a way to feed electricity to microbes to grow truly green, biodegradable bioplastics, according to a new study.
Relying on a narrow band of plants and animals for our food is limiting diversity and creating problems for the future.
The amount of planned coal capacity in the world fell by over a third last year, and is down 84% on 2015. But some countries are letting go of coal more slowly than others.
Plastic bottles have become the dominant type of solid waste in Europe’s rivers. Not only are they harming wildlife, they end up in the sea, adding to the global ocean plastic problem.
The US is set to overtake Russia and will rival Saudi Arabia to become the world’s second biggest oil producer by 2024.
If the goals of the Paris Agreement are to be met, young people will have to emit much less CO2 than earlier generations.