Renewable energy storage advances with sodium ion success

Renewable energy storage advances with sodium ion success

Sodium ion batteries to replace lithium go beyond EV and transport uses, supporting the energy transition and a renewable power

Indigenous people can lead the way in saving the Amazon’s rainforests

Indigenous people can lead the way in saving the Amazon’s rainforests

“Protection for nature conservation need not and should not exclude people,” an expert says.

Litter hotspots around the world follow distinct patterns

Litter hotspots around the world follow distinct patterns

Coastal litter is a big environmental problem. But how does this litter differ around the world, and why?

Traffic noise can increase the risk of dementia and bad health

Traffic noise can increase the risk of dementia and bad health

Noise from road traffic and railways to be associated with an increased risk of all-cause dementia, scientists say.

Global Witness: Most climate defender deaths ever in 2021

Global Witness: Most climate defender deaths ever in 2021

Water rights activist Óscar Eyraud Adams died in Mexico. 12 wildlife defenders died in DR Congo. Some 227 global activists

Animals are ‘shapeshifting’ in the face of climate change

Animals are ‘shapeshifting’ in the face of climate change

Many animal appendages, such as avian beaks and mammalian ears, can be used to dissipate excess body heat.

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With the Artic melting, sustainable development must be a priority

Arctic countries are increasingly looking to alternative energy sources to power Arctic development in a sustainable way.

Many sharks and rays are ‘nearly extinct,’ but we can still save them

"Sharks and rays are the canary in the coalmine of overfishing," a scientist says.

Farm robots could help save the environment … or further destroy it

Small robots could help conserve biodiversity and combat climate change in ways that were not possible before.

Why Europe cannot afford to shun nuclear power

With Brussels focusing on decarbonization by means of electrification using solar and wind, the big elephant in the room remains nuclear power.