Day: June 10, 2021

Takeaway food and drink litter dominates ocean plastic, study shows

Takeaway food and drink litter dominates ocean plastic, study shows

Plastic items from takeaway food and drink dominate the litter in the world’s oceans, according to the most comprehensive study..

G7 leaders depicted in Mount Recyclemore e-waste sculpture

G7 leaders depicted in Mount Recyclemore e-waste sculpture

The seven giant faces loom above the dunes, gazing sombrely over swathes of bright sea thrift towards the ocean. Even..

Prince Charles urges businesses to help lead way on climate

Prince Charles urges businesses to help lead way on climate

Prince Charles has said businesses must lead the way alongside governments in tackling the climate emergency. Before the start of..

National Geographic recognizes new Southern Ocean, bringing global total to five

National Geographic recognizes new Southern Ocean, bringing global total to five

Anyone who thought the world had four oceans will now have to think again, after the National Geographic Society announced..

Climate and nature crises: solve both or solve neither, say experts

Climate and nature crises: solve both or solve neither, say experts

Humanity must solve the climate and nature crises together or solve neither, according to a report from 50 of the..

Line 3: protests over pipeline through tribal lands spark clashes and mass arrests

Line 3: protests over pipeline through tribal lands spark clashes and mass arrests

Environmental protesters and Native American tribes have joined together to try to block construction efforts that would expand and repair..

Vet who fled Saddam Hussein draws up groundbreaking Kurdistan animals rights bill

Vet who fled Saddam Hussein draws up groundbreaking Kurdistan animals rights bill

Kurdish vet is behind groundbreaking welfare legislation to be debated by parliament in Iraq’s autonomous region “The animals are my..

Country diary: a baby wood pigeon peers out through the roof scaffolding

Country diary: a baby wood pigeon peers out through the roof scaffolding

“There!” he points, but I can’t see for looking. At the top of the scaffold, with a bird’s eye view..

Leading investors urge governments to end support for fossil fuels

Leading investors urge governments to end support for fossil fuels

Group controlling $41tn in assets sign joint statement calling on world leaders to bolster net zero targets Investors controlling $41tn..

As indigenous languages die out, will we lose knowledge about plants? – podcast

As indigenous languages die out, will we lose knowledge about plants? – podcast

There are more than 7,000 languages spoken on Earth, but by the end of the century, 30% of these could..