Trees in the Andes are moving uphill to escape warming

Trees in the Andes are moving uphill to escape warming

Andean forests must be added to the growing list of ecosystems that will not respond well to climate change.

Tesco UK sets out to halve its environmental impact

Tesco UK sets out to halve its environmental impact

WWF: food demand is one of the greatest dangers for our planet and the main cause of deforestation.

The curse of palm oil: tropical forests are disappearing

The curse of palm oil: tropical forests are disappearing

Oil palm cultivation has been a boon to the economies of Malaysia and Indonesia but a disaster to their natural

Why I’ve launched an app to help stop fly-tipping

Why I’ve launched an app to help stop fly-tipping

Let’s talk rubbish… Last year there were over 1,000,000 cases of fly-tipping, or illegally dumping waste, in the United Kingdom.

Diesel pollution permanently stunts children’s lungs

Diesel pollution permanently stunts children’s lungs

“We are raising a generation of children with stunted lung capacity,” an expert stressed.

How to edit nature wisely

How to edit nature wisely

Scientists can now edit the genes of myriad organism to help them survive. How to do that responsibly?

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The curse of palm oil: tropical forests are disappearing

Oil palm cultivation has been a boon to the economies of Malaysia and Indonesia but a disaster to their natural environments.

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.