Tag: Environment

These are the Ocean’s Protected Areas – and we need more

The ocean faces many challenges, but has the extraordinary power to replenish when it is protected.

Avoiding meat and dairy is ‘single biggest way’ to reduce your impact on Earth

Biggest analysis to date reveals huge footprint of livestock - it provides just 18% of calories but takes up 83% of farmland.

Winning the battle against plastic pollution with International Standards on World Environment Day

“Beat Plastic Pollution”, the theme of this year’s World Environment Day (5 June), is a call to action for all of us to come together to combat one of the great environmental challenges of our time.

World Environment Day 2018: Everything you need to know

This year's theme will focus on a type of pollution that's garnered international attention as of late, including proposed bans in major cities and countries.

See a Gigantic Sinkhole on New Zealand’s North Island | National Geographic

A giant sinkhole measuring about 650 feet long and up to 100 feet wide opened up in the ground on New Zealand's North Island.

The secret to unlocking green finance

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) asserts that ours is the last generation that can stop climate change.

World’s Most Resilient Creatures – Coral Reefs

The coral reefs in murky water might be more resilient to coral bleaching that has devastated other colonies around the world.

New version of ISO 14024 on ecolabelling now published

Consumers have high concerns about what they buy and environmental labels can help identify products or services proven “environmentally preferable”.

UPS is building its own fleet of electric delivery trucks

UPS is to deploy 50 plug-in electric delivery trucks and says it is an industry first that is breaking a key barrier to large scale fleet adoption.

These household products may be releasing dangerous fumes – as much as cars emit

The list of products that produce VOCs is staggeringly long!

Influence of carbon dioxide leakage on the seabed

How storing carbon dioxide (CO2) deep below the seabed is one way to counteract the increasing concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere.

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