Environment at the Crossroads

Environment at the Crossroads

The UN’s biodiversity head, Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, said humanity was at a crossroads that would decide how future generations experience the natural world. “Earth’s living systems as a whole are being compromised. And the more humanity exploits nature in unsustainable ways and undermines its contributions to people, the more we undermine our own wellbeing, security and prosperity,” she said.

Will COVID-19 Really Change Our Relationship with the Natural World?

Will COVID-19 Really Change Our Relationship with the Natural World?

Scientists have little doubt: the destruction of nature makes humanity increasingly vulnerable to disease outbreaks like the COVID-19 pandemic.

As Wildfires Scorch Australia’s Lands, It’s Oceans Fair Even Worse

As Wildfires Scorch Australia’s Lands, It’s Oceans Fair Even Worse

Over recent decades, the rate of ocean warming off Tasmania, Australia’s southernmost state and a gateway to the South Pole,...

Commercial Fishing and Plastic in the Ocean

Commercial Fishing and Plastic in the Ocean

If you are really serious about wanting to stop plastic from polluting the oceans, you should be prepared to stop...

Climate change: Study underpins key idea in Antarctic ice loss

Climate change: Study underpins key idea in Antarctic ice loss

BBC Science correspondent Jonathan Amos, reports that a new study has found the diminishing thickness of ice shelves is matched...

The Tyranny of Time Poverty

The Tyranny of Time Poverty

The headlong obsession with corporate and economic growth, creates societies of time-impoverished individuals who can easily lose any holistic sense...

Bees on The Brink

Many species of bee are on the brink of extinction in parts of the UK – and some types have been lost...

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Was The Fracking Ban a Cynical Election Ploy?

The Conservative Party has been accused of using a fracking ‘ban’ as an ‘election ploy’ after admitting the suspension may...

Australian PM: Coal Industry Defender and Climate Change Denier

In the Guardian Article Scott Morrison and the big lie about climate change: does he think we’re that stupid? Richard...

Are We Missing the Real Issue?

In his article, Don’t Call Me a Pessimist on Climate Change, I am a Realist, William E Rees explores the...