Researchers in Mexico have developed a biodegradable foam that could replace expanded polystyrene products.
Along with the Universal Basic Income a shorter work week can help reduce carbon emissions.
Including local communities in conservation efforts is the key to success in Central America.
Can leaders at Davos solve these interconnected risks?
Ecosystems, water, biodiversity and Colombian’s health are endangered by the growth of this activity.
A decade long surge in methane emissions is making the fight against climate change even harder, warned researchers.
A report by the CDP (Carbon disclosure project) shows manufacturers don’t even know which forests they’re destroying.
Besides disproportionally affecting the world's poor, climate change is expected to complicate addressing and resolving structural issues of inequality and social exclusion.
It measures how 137 companies performed on committing and buying sustainable palm oil around the world.
Mexican engineer Gabriel Luna-Sandoval has invented a machine that he said can transform urine into a biogas to serve as a household heater to take hot showers or cook.
Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa may be caused by environmental factors which switch on specific genes that trigger the dysfunctional eating behaviour.
Peruvian environmental authorities have recast the vultures and have equipped them with hi-tech gear, in a bid to crack down on illegal rubbish dumps.
Yet the greatest environmental concern has arisen as a result of the proposed dredging of Lake Nicaragua, home to hundreds of species of wildlife, flora and fauna.
The value of key ocean assets is conservatively estimated in the report to be at least US$24 trillion. If compared to the world’s top 10 economies, the ocean would rank seventh with an annual value of goods and services of US$2.5 trillion.