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When human contact is cut off, the brain begins to act in strange ways to preserve its sanity.
Ecological sustainability is at the core of Australia’s Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's proposed changes to Australia's national environment act will significantly reduce judicial oversight on environmental decisions. Here's why that matters.
Wind and solar power can be intermittent. Should our usage be too?
Hollywood turns its hand to the worst environmental disaster in US history – from which the environment is strangely missing.
Better than pills.
The first experiment to demonstrate that an enriched environment can boost the function of some immune cells.
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As a remedy to rampant consumerism and the throwaway culture of fast-fashion, a few clothing brands actively encourage their customers to buy less.
A mandatory plastic bag charge has been a huge success across the UK.
The 5p plastic bag charge is making society more eco-friendly than ever before.
Natural capital a dangerous illusion that masks the way capitalist growth undermines conservation itself.
Natural capital is a hot topic that proponents have jumped onto, believing it is the future of sustainable development. But this concept is based on fundamental fallacies.
Thousands of people in Bali have joined a movement to reject land reclamation in Benoa Bay.
Mass tourism in Bali is causing the island to face imminent groundwater crisis.
New, eco-friendly ways of recycling tyres are needed.
Used tyres pose a serious environmental challenge. So far, traditional recycling methods have proved insufficient to solve the problem. New, eco-friendy alternatives are now being explored.
Since the 1960s, environmentalism in Australia has largely focused on defending “wilderness”.
Since the 1960s, environmentalism in Australia has largely focused on defending "wilderness". However, protected areas in themselves are not stemming the destruction of biodiversity.
Building enough solar panels will be much easier if energy efficiency policy is ramped up at the same time.
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There's a wider trend towards linking the energy and climate portfolios, and not before time – the race is on towards a low-carbon economy, and joined-up policy gets faster results.
School of thought.
Understanding this will boost conservation efforts.
We should celebrate these amazing insects, not splat them.
Planting trees can make cities more desirable and safer places to live in.
Not only do healthy, well-maintained trees provide shade and benefit the ecosystem, they can have a meaningful social impact: people in newly greened neighbourhoods start to look out for each other.
The first flower grown on the International Space Station.
Have some much needed non-Brexit news.
Two rubbish options.
Let's be honest, you want assurances that someone is going to take away all those campaign leaflets on June 24.
There’s too much focus on the footprint of large businesses on the environment, leaving small businesses out.
The impact of small businesses on the environment has largely been ignored, but getting them to implement environmental management systems won't be easy. This is because of their culture of resisting red tape and the way they operate.
We count unemployment and economic indicators in the budget, so why not environmental ones?
You are what you eat.
The world looks to the WHO for all health-related matters – but it is only part of the picture.