The environmental footprint of the fashion industry is rising rapidly. Drastic changes are needed to make the sector more sustainable and equitable.
It’s not just about being eco-conscious and frugal: second-hand clothes shoppers are also more stylish.
Rather than underwriting private interests and the privatization of public services, the Canada Infrastructure Bank can build a better democratic institutional legacy.
A proposed new large-scale octopus farm in Spain is a huge risk to the welfare of this sentient and intelligent animal.
The west African master has been awarded for his lifelong focus on grassroots architecture and empowering local communities.
Egypt is already feeling the impact of the war, which has led to recent cancellation of tenders due to lack of offers, in particular from Ukraine and Russia.
The answer lies in silvopastoralism, an agricultural method that attempts to mimic natural forest ecosystems with livestock added into the mix.
Petra Brigitte Holden, University of Cape Town; Alanna Rebelo, Agricultural Research Council; Joyce Kimutai, University of Cape Town; Kamoru Abiodun Lawal, University of Cape Town; Mark New, University of Cape Town; Piotr Wolski, University of Cape Town; Romaric C. Odoulami, University of Cape Town, and Tiro Nkemelang, University of Cape Town
Clearing alien trees before the drought hit could have reduced the impact of climate change on water supply during the ‘Day Zero’ drought.
As anxiety over the climate and environmental degradation rises, a scholar argues that teachings from religion and spirituality need to inform discussions on sustainability.
Substituting one food for another – no matter the reason – may not result in a healthier choice.
People living in sustainable dwellings may use less energy and water which leads to lower bills. But older people may suffer cognitive decline and struggle to use sustainable technology devices.
Lessons from ancient architecture can help us design buildings that provide comfort and convenience without costing the earth.
Joining a protest doesn’t just help attract others to supporting important causes - it comes with personal and psychological benefits too.
Faith leaders hold significant financial and political power - it’s their duty to use it to shape the future of our planet.
From buses in Bogotá to cycling through Cambridge, we can learn valuable lessons from how countries across the world deliver sustainable transport.
After Fidel Castro took power, government plans to build new housing, schools and factories were hindered by sanctions and supply chain issues, forcing architects to come up with creative solutions.
Embodied carbon - carbon produced during a building’s construction - urgently needs reducing, and reusing buildings could help.
Big corporations are under pressure to take real action on emissions or risk the wrath of protesters, investors and even shareholders.
Continuous growth of energy production and consumption, even from low carbon energy sources, could create more problems than solutions.
Women and girls in low-income countries are disproportionately likely to be affected by the plastic waste that’s flooding our planet.