Study: plants are going extinct at an ‘alarming’ rate

Study: plants are going extinct at an ‘alarming’ rate

Some 600 plant species have gone extinct since the mid-18th century: it's an extinction rate 500 times above normal.

Namibians use art and solar power to conserve freshwater

Namibians use art and solar power to conserve freshwater

Artists in Namibia covered flashy cars with sand and clay and used windshields for messages aimed at conserving water.

IEA: ‘billions of tons of more CO2’ could be on the horizon

IEA: ‘billions of tons of more CO2’ could be on the horizon

A shunning of nuclear energy could result in yet more carbon emissions, according to experts.

The UK wants to cut its CO2 emissions to ‘net zero’ by 2050

The UK wants to cut its CO2 emissions to ‘net zero’ by 2050

"We have made huge progress in growing our economy and the jobs market while slashing emissions," Theresa May said.

Protected areas in the US are under severe threat

Protected areas in the US are under severe threat

A series of decisions in 2017 to reduce the size of protected areas are adding up to a massive impact.

Climate change will make Siberia more habitable

Climate change will make Siberia more habitable

A future climate is likely to become more favourable for people to support settlements in much of the region.

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Saving water in Pakistan and India by feeding thirsty crops with drops

Thanks to drip irrigation, parts of the Cholistan Desert are now bearing fruit for local farmers.

Changes in how coffee is grown can make your cuppas truly green

Environmental sustainability can be achieved with simple techniques in coffee growing.

China’s ban on waste imports is forcing a rethink

Now that China slashed its recyclables imports, western nations are starting to embrace a new reality.

Universities can lead the way towards zero waste

Academic institutions can act as local sustainability hubs and pioneer new ways of thinking and doing.