If the tourism minister is worried about the wider social, economic and environmental impacts of visitors, he'd be better off banning cruise ships, not backpackers.
Will the newest batch of books about the climate crisis change minds? Reading about the problem can help us understand it, but it's political action that is needed now.
Here are four ways adults can help kids work through their worries about the environment.
Among the human rights under threat are the rights to life, health, food, a healthy environment, water, an adequate standard of living and culture.
Plastic waste is a global problem. Now a chemist has developed a new strategy for breaking down the most common plastic so it can be not just recycled, but upcycled into desirable goods.
Man-made chemical disrupt the activities of most human genes. What effect does this have on human health and how should regulators respond?
Fruit production of shea is often limited by a lack of pollination which is more pronounced in places with less tree and shrub diversity.
Why structured contact with nature, rolled out with government support, will go a long way to solving the psychological distress of coronavirus.
As the parliamentary record shows, the Greens have been the only party to consistently challenge orthodox ideas about economic growth and prosperity.
As a zoonotic virus, COVID-19 is itself a symptom of human-influenced climate change. It is also indicative of the humanitarian impact of future environmental crises.
To understand the risks of wildfire smoke, it helps to understand the chemicals people are breathing.
Local adaptation allows plants and animals to thrive in a diversity of places. Sometimes adaptation sharpens patterns of where organisms live, but 85% of the time, it creates a more homogeneous world.
The effect of a warmer climate on ecosystems and large and small vertebrates is being widely studied. But warmer temperatures seem to alter the microbes that live in and on these animals and plants.
The Canada-U.S.-Mexico Free Trade Agreement, which came into force in July 2020, puts more emphasis on the environment and gives greater authority in Canada in the matter.
Nigeria's unreliable power supply comes with a triple challenge of social, economic and environmental costs.
Hurricane Harvey destroyed the fishing infrastructure of Aransas Bay and reduced fishing by 80% over the following year. This removed humans from the trophic cascade and whole food webs changed.
To achieve sustainable, functional buildings, architects in cities like Lagos need to consider local realities.
Endocrine-disrupting compounds are pervasive in modern life, from food packaging to shampoo. Research is connecting their effects on humans to risk of severe illness or death from the coronavirus.
The miners might be fondly remembered, but
literature helps us bear in mind the environmental damage the industry caused.
Wildfires blanketing several Western cities are creating hazardous health conditions. Don't count on cloth masks to protect your lungs.