Back to the drawing board for conservationists battling against infectious parrot disease

A study into the effectiveness of disinfecting birds' nests has led to a breakthrough in the understanding of biosecuity measures for the endangered echo...

Let's hold Apple and Walmart to their big environmental promises.

Guardian sustainable business Fred Pearce It’s easy to be cynical about the recent rush of bold corporate sustainability targets, but brands that buy into a green...

Drax Eyeing California as Site of New Biomass Carbon Capture Plant

British biomass giant Drax is lobbying the Californian government to play host to its first ever “carbon negative” power plant outside of the UK,...

As Wildfires Ravage British Columbia, Wall Street Tells Investors to Buy Stock in Canada’s...

Wall Street analysts are advising their clients to invest in Canadian tar sands companies on the expectation that the highly controversial Line 3 and...

The Risks of Oil Exploration in Offshore Nigeria

In 2016, Nigeria reclaimed its position as Africa’s largest oil producer and remains one of the countries with the largest oil reserves in the...

Ireland Climate Bill Slammed as ‘Full of Loopholes’

Read time: 5 minsA draft climate change bill designed to put Ireland on a path to net zero emissions has been criticised by leading...

‘Nobody Talks About It, Not Even The Environmental Movement’: Meet the Campaigners Taking On...

Read time: 5 minsIn less than a year, climate protest movement Extinction Rebellion has become a household name, with its distinctive hourglass logo plastered...

Vedanta Resources Delists from London Stock Exchange Months After 13 Shot Dead by Police...

Read time: 5 minsA London-based mining company accused of extensive human rights abuse and environmental damage in India has delisted from the London Stock...

Troubled History Resonates as Local Campaigners Resist Northern Ireland’s Gold Rush Over Cyanide Fears

Read time: 12 minsAs you drive up through the undulating hills near Greencastle, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, you’ll see a sign for a local...

Coal mining health study is halted by Interior Department.

By LISA FRIEDMAN and BRAD PLUMERAugust 21, 2017WASHINGTON — The Interior Department has ordered a halt to a scientific study begun under President Obama of the public health...

Latest news

Popular Articles

500 incredibly rare monkeys found deep in Vietnam forest

Prior to the discovery, fewer than 1,000 grey-shanked doucs were known to exist, making them one of the 25 most endangered primates on the...

Trump and science: Protesters gather in Boston to “stand up for science”

LYNYRD SKYNYRD'S “Sweet Home Alabama” is a strange choice of song to open a rally of scientists. Written in 1973, the southern anthem was...

Pruitt's political friends come to lobby.

Glenn Coffee and Crystal Coon, both associates from U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's political days in Oklahoma, have registered to lobby in Washington. Photo...

Hydrology: Increasing river flood risk

Earth's Future http://doi.org/bzpc (2017) GARY DYSON / ALAMY STOCK PHOTO The hydrological cycle is predicted to strengthen with global warming, increasing the amount and intensity of...

Cosumnes River provides model for floodplain restoration in California.

With California’s surface drought over, the state can prioritize investing in groundwater recharge and floodplain restoration to help fight one of its biggest lingering...