May 14th 2013
The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has broken above a symbolic threshold, 400 parts per million (ppm), for the first time, US monitors have said, indicating a record...
April 25th 2013
The current geologic epoch, which began with the end of the last Ice Age, has long been called the Holocene, but a growing number of scientists want to rename it...
April 17th 2013
As the population of the world soars toward 9 billion by midcentury, sustainable agriculture pioneer Daniel Hillel is “conditionally optimistic” that humanity will find a way to feed up to...
April 9th 2013
3 April 2013: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed sustainable development, climate change and protection of the marine environment in remarks in Monaco, on 3 April 2013, on the occasion of...
April 2nd 2013
Forty years of tiger conservation efforts in the country seem to have borne fruit with the number of big cats rising more than five times from 268 in 1973.
April 2nd 2013
[South African] Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa signed two memoranda of understanding with the Chinese government‚ after a delegation travelled to South Africa for the Brics summit in...
March 20th 2013
It would be reassuring to think that the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl is contained, and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is in stable shut-down.
Unfortunately a look inside...
March 19th 2013
Campaign to Protect Rural England has published a major analysis of how the Government’s National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) is being implemented during its first year. The emerging evidence raises...
March 13th 2013
Unless something stops the state Department of Environmental Protection in its tracks, next year Massachusetts will become the first state in the U.S. to require restaurants and other establishments that...
February 28th 2013
Nitrogen-containing pollutants from agriculture, transport and industry in China has increased by more than half in 30 years, a study shows, adding to concerns about the country’s deteriorating environment.
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