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Assigning green number plates to electric and other low-emission vehicles may encourage people to buy and use less polluting cars....

The environment is oftentimes a casualty in conflict. Destruction of natural resources, contamination and land use pressure are all...

Ben Morison’s epiphany came early one morning as he set out for a swim on Kenya’s Indian Ocean coast. The Kenyan tour operator...

During almost two decades, participating countries of the Acid Deposition Monitoring Network in East Asia (EANET) have been working...

Sometimes you can’t even see it, but air pollution is everywhere.
Perhaps you think that air pollution doesn’t affect you...

Florida in the United States of America recently declared a state of emergency as a red tide of toxic algae bloomed along its western...

Picking up trash is not thought of as fun, let alone cool. Yet, Yassine Zegzouti, a young sustainability expert from Marrakech,...

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By Kaya Dory
This piece was first published by Food Tank
Have you ever thought about what your clothes are made of? About...

By Pierre-Yves Cousteau
When I was a child, my father, Captain Cousteau, an explorer and oceanographer, sometimes scolded me...

As a visual metaphor, it was painfully apt: while Briton Dee Caffari skippered her Volvo Ocean Race crew through the Atlantic, they...

De Pierre-Yves Cousteau
Quand j’étais enfant, mon père le commandant Cousteau, aventurier et explorateur des océans, me...

In a remote village of the Himalayas, Kristin Kagetsu was struggling with a recipe. Not your average recipe for cooking up a...

By Jan Dusík
The fire at a waffle factory in Brussels late last year luckily left no casualties behind. Yet the thick black...

James Wakibia, 35, didn’t set out to be an environmental activist. But the pollution in his hometown of Nakuru, 150 km from the...

By Erik Solheim, head of UN Environment
For lovers of seafood it’s a bonanza. Thousands of blue crabs stacked on top of each...