Ceredigion County Council in Wales claims it had no choice. What do the experts say?
Everyone knows that plastic waste is an environmental problem. So let's get creative with it.
It is estimated that 75% of the world's coral reefs are already threatened.
Researchers have found a way to measure the impact of air pollution during 19th-century England on the public's health.
Announcing green finance packages is one way of deflecting criticism for fossil fuel investments.
New analysis shows British cities how to save money, reduce emissions and make life better for citizens.
It’s as if Socrates’ remark that 'the trees teach me nothing' is very much still the attitude today.
It seems almost inevitable that deep sea mining will open a new and substantial chapter of humanity’s relationship with the oceans.
The region relies on seasonal flooding, yet energy demand is year-round.
And one thing that probably will, but won't make much difference.
Few fish can survive in these freezing waters, so invertebrates are the dominant predators.
Even the very softest of Brexits will expose gaps in purely domestic environmental governance.
A new study shows that positive tales make a difference.
Trowels and spades are being put to use in the sea.
A new way to think about this common statement.
Researchers are warning of a wipeout of huge numbers of insects. What's the evidence behind this alarm?
Airports are caught in a bind, relying on income from parking fees but under pressure to make sure fewer passengers pay them. Vote with your wallet.
Besides wondrous creatures, new discoveries and spectacular filming, Sir David Attenborough's follow up to The Blue Planet comes with a stark warning about the future
Palau has banned commercial fishing in most of its waters – while encouraging more foreign visitors.
Cladoxylopsid trees were hugely complex and very different to those we have now.
Consumers need to educate themselves on costs of eating beef and start thinking about choosing low-carbon foods instead.
Warm waters run very deep.
Huge hunks of meat and energy inefficient cooking methods make the Sunday roast a particularly unsustainable meal.
Given what we know about radiation fallout, the parallels between Melbourne and Fukushima should not be ignored
The prospect of attempting to engineer the world's climate has become a lot more real since the Paris Agreement.
The world's largest recyclable materials importer will leave other countries searching for alternative waste management solutions.
Deforestation has wiped out most other predators, so the lizards have lots of food and little competition.
Very few Atlantic hurricanes travel northwards like this.
At the time, their existence was unknown.
How the dustiest place on Earth fuels the biodiversity of the Amazon and causes mud rain in Europe.
Boosting state support for energy efficiency would be a fairer way to reduce bills.
Recent archaeological evidence shows the remote islanders didn't commit 'ecocide' after all.
An ivory ban in the US had a series of unintended consequences.
Some claim that scientists avoid publishing results that go against the consensus on man-made climate change. But this is simply untrue.
A forest that is also a disturbing memorial to Mussolini recently burned down.
The Atrato River has been awarded rights. But it will be tough to translate these abstract ideals into actual progress.
With all parties backing the fracking ban apart from the Tories, Scotland will have to secure full devolvement for energy if it is to fully realise its ambitions for renewables
Volcanic ash can cause a nuisance to farmers, burying agricultural lands and damaging crops. But in the long term, this ash will create highly productive soil that can support huge populations.
Environmentally friendly beef is a myth, according to a new report.
We think of decarbonisation as a "cost". But what about the opportunity?
The UK water infrastructure needs rethinking with the increasing population demands and the contaminants found in our water.
European tornadoes may not come along as often as their US counterparts but they are a real threat and need to be taken seriously.
Dogs, rats, cats, cows, chickens and mice have also changed the world.
Keeping pets is a habit that goes way back into our hunter-gatherer past, and has played an important part in our evolution.
They are contesting the maps that deny them territorial rights.
It's not just the land and people that have been badly affected by hurricanes.
The insurance industry should help its customers prepare for future catastrophes instead of burying it's head in the sand.