Saving a TV advert to help save orangutans

Saving a TV advert to help save orangutans

Despite its positive message, a poignant ad, which has gone viral on social media, has been banned on British television.

For a sustainable future, education is key

For a sustainable future, education is key

We are at the edge of history where nothing is given, and everything is a frontier.

Tackling plastic waste at its source: us

Tackling plastic waste at its source: us

With the planet’s oceans getting swamped by endless streams of plastic waste, you might be forgiven for being pessimistic about

Dirty coal powering China’s “clean” electric vehicles

Dirty coal powering China’s “clean” electric vehicles

Today's electric cars still need to rely on power grids to be juiced up. Therein lies a problem.

Going for broke: the real impact of cities on the climate

Going for broke: the real impact of cities on the climate

Cities are responsible for over 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Actually, it could be even more.

The Amazon’s trees are succumbing to climate change

The Amazon’s trees are succumbing to climate change

Taller trees, which are predominantly canopy species occupying the upper tiers of forests, are outcompeting smaller plants.

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What type of economy can nature really sustain?

There are many competing ideas of how the global economy should be transformed for the sake of sustainability.

Mircobes to the rescue: cleaning up plastic waste with fungi and bacteria

Plastic-eating microbes can be the potential new heroes of our rubbish-strewn planet.

When science is not enough, could arts save the planet?

The arts may help scientists learn to understand the complexity of the surrounding world through better intuition.

A nuclear option for saving wildlife habitats?

There is no perfect energy source. Conservation professionals and environmental advocates need to take an evidence-based approach.