Category: People & Community

Sustainable tourism: a new International Standard for accommodation providers

New international guidance for accommodation facilities to help them improve their impact has just been published.

The solution to cutting plastic pollution? Bring back the milkman!

Orange juice, shampoo and detergent will be delivered to doorsteps in new 'Loop' partnership by Coca-Cola, Unilever and Tesco

Here are four innovative urban projects underway in Paris

There is an urgency to promote civic innovation in Paris. Income, wealth and opportunity divides run deep in the region.

Resilient Animals – 10 Longest Living Animals on Earth

The lifespan of animals is usually measured in terms of the average age that members of the species die at, rather than the oldest age they can reach. 

Taking responsibility: Communicating in a crisis

Taking ownership of a crisis response is crucial, no matter what the cause of the incident.

Light Pollution 101

Ever since the light bulb's invention 150 years ago, artificial light has illuminated homes, streets, and skies -- but with some unintended consequences.

Chemical mixtures and Food Safety

People, animals and the environment can be exposed to multiple chemicals from a variety of sources.

Americans feel fated to fall prey to cybercrime

Financial loss to scams mounts, as Americans report caring less about falling victim to cybercrime.

The perils of short-termism: Civilisations greatest threat

Our inability to look beyond the latest news cycle could be one of the most dangerous traits of our generation, says Richard Fisher.

How science-fiction help readers understand climate change

Can imagined futures of drowned cities and solar utopias help us grasp the complexity of climate change? Diego Arguedas Ortiz takes a look.

Labor exploitation also happens close to home

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day brings into focus the labor conditions of our extended supply chain — at least for one day.

Keeping safe on the roads

A series of standards for vehicle electronics functional safety was just updated

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