Malaysia has sent back 150 containers of plastic waste to 13 mainly rich countries since the third quarter last year, with the environment minster warning … Read more
Microsoft is making a series of compelling commitments to reduce and ultimately reverse the damage that its business is causing to the environment.
The company … Read more
Cities across southern Europe are experiencing dangerously high levels of smog caused by a prolonged period of dry sunny weather and light winds.
Temporary bans … Read more
Improving circular economy practices in the construction sector key to increasing material reuse, high quality recycling
Construction and demolition waste makes up just over one third of total waste generation in the EU.
Despite relatively high recovery rates of used materials, … Read more
As Egypt marks the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Suez Canal, marine biologists are bemoaning one of the famed waterway’s lesser known legacies … Read more
Several cities in Switzerland held more environmentally-friendly fireworks displays – or none at all – to see in the New Year.
In Basel, the … Read more
A handout photo made available by NASA Earth Observatory of a satellite image showing the spread of agriculture around the town of Wadi ad-Dawasir, Saudi … Read more
A global law enforcement operation involving 61 countries has identified thousands of illicit activities behind severe marine pollution as well as hundreds of violations and … Read more
More than 5,500 scientists have signed an open letter saying that Europe is facing a severe threat to its freshwater biodiversity and must do more … Read more
A British primary school headteacher is in the centre of a controversy after banning pupils from sending Christmas cards.
Jonathan Mason, head of Belton Lane … Read more
Further reducing use of pesticides, more funds for research and better monitoring are urgently needed to save the EU’s bees, says the Environment Committee.
The … Read more
The European Commission released its 2019 edition of the Consumer Conditions Scoreboard. It shows that the overall gap in consumer conditions is narrowing between the … Read more
The LEGO Group announced that it will phase out plastic retail bags in all LEGO® Stores globally in 2020. The move, which is part of … Read more
The Greek Parliament has put up for a bid a two-year plan to improve the energy efficiency of the building. The institution decided to boost … Read more
In the Belgian capital, Plan Filters, an awareness initiative from the Alderman for Public Cleanliness in Brussels, Zoubida Jellab, has kicked off this week.
The … Read more
Speaking to a group of lawyers on Friday, Pope Francis said that the Catholic Church is contemplating the introduction of “ecological sin” to the compendium … Read more
UK and Australia team up to use space technology to protect Pacific from climate change and natural disasters
The UK Space Agency is looking for project ideas, to be delivered through UK aid, that use the data collected by satellites to improve decision-making … Read more
Schools in the Indian capital will be shut until Nov. 5, the city government said, as residents breathed the season’s worst air for a third … Read more
Brazilian officials suspect a Greek-flagged tanker was the source of an oil spill that has stained about 2,500km of Brazil’s coastline.
The spill was first … Read more
Britain’s biggest retailer Tesco has pledged to remove one billion pieces of plastic packaging from products in its UK stores by the end of 2020, … Read more
The decline of insects in German forests and grassland is “frightening” particularly in the vicinity of intensively farmed land, scientists have warned.
An international research … Read more
More than three times more people are at risk from rising sea levels than previously believed, research suggests.
Land that is currently home to … Read more
Greta Thunberg has turned down an environmental award and £40,000 in prize money because “bragging” and “beautiful words” will not cut carbon emissions.
The Swedish … Read more