Year: 2020

Alarm as Arctic sea ice not yet freezing at latest date on record

Alarm as Arctic sea ice not yet freezing at latest date on record

Delayed freeze in Laptev Sea could have knock-on effects across polar region, scientists say For the first time since records..

Glitter is an environmental abomination. It’s time to stop using it | Adrienne Matei

Glitter is an environmental abomination. It’s time to stop using it | Adrienne Matei

This year, several British brands announced they’d ban glitter from holiday products. US companies should follow suit Glitter is notorious..

Antarctica: an ecosystem under threat – in pictures

Antarctica: an ecosystem under threat – in pictures

Antarctica’s ocean is one of the most extreme environments on the planet, and home to its most productive life. A..

Aerial Photographer of the Year 2020

Aerial Photographer of the Year 2020

Thousands of photographers from 65 countries around the world submitted their best pictures taken with the aid of drones, helicopters..

Senate resolution aims to conserve 30% of US land and water by 2030

Senate resolution aims to conserve 30% of US land and water by 2030

Senator Tom Udall’s ‘30 by 30’ proposal seeks to align US with international goals to protect and preserve global ecosystems..

Despite a loud opposing minority, low-traffic neighbourhoods are increasingly popular

Despite a loud opposing minority, low-traffic neighbourhoods are increasingly popular

YouGov poll found positive views on LTNs are three times higher than negative ones They are not purely, or even..

2020 Luminar bug photographer of the year – winners

2020 Luminar bug photographer of the year – winners

The winners have been announced in the Luminar bug photography awards 2020 in association with Europe’s leading invertebrate charity, Buglife…

Country diary: autumnal reds and golds burn brightly

Country diary: autumnal reds and golds burn brightly

Wenlock Edge, Shropshire: This jumble of trees with its double flash of spring blossom and autumn colour is what marks..

How La Niña will bring changes to the world’s weather patterns

How La Niña will bring changes to the world’s weather patterns

Developing ocean-atmospheric phenomenon will influence our weather in the coming months There is a phenomenon developing in the Pacific Ocean..

Electric cars ‘as cheap to manufacture’ as regular models by 2024

Electric cars ‘as cheap to manufacture’ as regular models by 2024

Analysis by UBS suggests shift away from fossil fuel vehicles may be imminent Electric cars will cost the same to..