Robot that uses AI to pull weeds may reduce poisonous herbicide use by 70% for some crops.
Vietnam has ambitious targets to tackle the challenge posed by plastic waste. Effective enforcement and implementation are key for success.
More than 1 million gallons of oil leaks into Gulf of Mexico, potentially putting endangered species at risk
The U.S. Coast Guard said Monday that an estimated 1.1 million gallons of crude oil has leaked into the Gulf of Mexico near a pipeline off the coast of Louisiana.
“The fossil fuel and petrochemical industries are heavily resisting people- and planet-saving measures in the global plastics treaty. Their growing presence in the negotiations is very telling,” said a Greenpeace campaigner.
The Air Quality Index in Delhi’s Anand Vihar touched a massive 999 on 2 November.
An ingenious solution to rid our oceans of plastic waste has been going viral after climate-positive content creator Sam Bentley explained the terrific technology.
Little of the mixed consumer plastics thrown away or placed in recycle bins actually ends up being recycled.
“Killer whales shouldn’t have to swim in a sea of flame retardants. The science is clear that these chemicals harm their development—as well as that of our children.”
Paper straws were most likely to test positive for PFAS with 90 percent of the paper straws having the forever chemicals.
By combining key traits of two bacterial species, the team created a novel bug that can break down plastics in salty conditions—at room temperature.
80% of ocean plastic pollution comes from rivers and canals carrying urban litter into the seas. We speak to the teams and volunteers leading the fight against Europe’s plastic problem.