Coronavirus is a tragedy – but it could be the wake-up call we need

For some time this pandemic will focus almost all of our attention. It is a tragedy…

Antarctica: what it means when the coldest place on Earth records an unprecedented heatwave

While the world rightfully focuses on the Covid-19 pandemic, the planet is still warming. This summer’s…

Report reveals ‘massive plastic pollution footprint’ of drinks firms

Four global drinks giants are responsible for more than half a million tonnes of plastic pollution…

Climate-damaging products should come with smoking-style warnings

Cigarette packets with grisly warnings of the consequences of smoking are intended to deter smokers. Now…

‘The animals aren’t pleased’: UK zoos under coronavirus lockdown

It’s easy enough for Darren McGarry to socially distance from other people as his home is…

Show with the flow: elevation maps reveal world rivers

These maps of rivers around the world were created byEsri UK, a mapping and spatial analytics…

Have you noticed changes to wildlife due to the UK lockdown?

Conservationists have noticed changes to British wildlife as the shutdown of modern life as we know…

Campaigners attack Japan’s ‘shameful’ climate plans release

Japan has laid out its plans to tackle greenhouse gas emissions under the Paris agreement in…

Revealed: Monsanto predicted crop system would damage US farms

The US agriculture giant Monsanto and the German chemical giant BASF were aware for years that…

Builder aims to help UK construction industry kick its plastic habit

A builder from Merseyside has launched a project that aims to remove plastic from the British…