Day: September 15, 2020

Welsh seagrass meadow sows hope for global restoration

Welsh seagrass meadow sows hope for global restoration

Seagrass is a wonder plant but unrecognised and sorely neglected. This is a flowering plant with long ribbon-like leaves that..

Most plastic will never be recycled – and the manufacturers couldn’t care less | Arwa Mahdawi

Most plastic will never be recycled – and the manufacturers couldn’t care less | Arwa Mahdawi

Plastic recycling is a scam. You diligently sort your rubbish, you dutifully wash your plastic containers, then everything gets tossed..

World fails to meet a single target to stop destruction of nature – UN report

World fails to meet a single target to stop destruction of nature – UN report

The world has failed to meet a single target to stem the destruction of wildlife and life-sustaining ecosystems in the..

‘A savagely broken food system’: Cory Booker wants radical reform … now

‘A savagely broken food system’: Cory Booker wants radical reform … now

From a viral pandemic to the movement for racial justice to the worsening climate crisis, Senator Cory Booker says the..

Dolphin numbers up in Hong Kong after Covid crisis halts ferries

Dolphin numbers up in Hong Kong after Covid crisis halts ferries

Large numbers of dolphins returned to Hong Kong waters within weeks of the Covid-19 crisis shutting down high-speed ferries, and..

Farm animals and pandemics: nine diseases that changed the world

Farm animals and pandemics: nine diseases that changed the world

“Pandemics almost always begin with the transmission of an animal microbe to a human,” writes biologist Nathan Wolfe in the..

Drought, plague, fire: the apocalypse feels nigh. Yet we have tools to stop it | Art Cullen

Drought, plague, fire: the apocalypse feels nigh. Yet we have tools to stop it | Art Cullen

As the west coast burns into an orange hellscape you have to wonder if those preaching the end of time..

Young climate activists start own climate talks after Cop26 delay

Young climate activists start own climate talks after Cop26 delay

Young climate activists have begun a parallel process to the UN climate crisis talks, in frustration at the lack of..

‘I don’t think science knows’: Trump denies climate change link to wildfires – video

‘I don’t think science knows’: Trump denies climate change link to wildfires – video

Play Video 0:56 The US president is urged to recognise the changing climate and what it means to forests, during..

Road congestion levels in outer London higher than before lockdown

Road congestion levels in outer London higher than before lockdown

Road traffic congestion in outer London is now far higher than it was last year as people have gone back..