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22 September 2017Story

The United States capital is embracing this year’s international Car Free Day, which encourages everyone to opt for more sustainable modes of transport.

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27 September 2017Story

Understanding the role the environment plays in humanitarian crisis is critical to reversing the upward trend in the number of people affected by disaster.

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25 September 2017Story

Thousands of volunteers have removed tons of marine litter along the Pacific and Caribbean coasts, highlighting the impact of human activities in the oceans.

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19 September 2017Story

In Central Asia, the steppes hide a deadly secret – thousands of tonnes of obsolete pesticides, buried out of sight, but slowly taking a toxic toll on the region’s people and environment....

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18 September 2017Story

In just two hours, volunteers collected more than 600 kilograms of garbage along Brazil’s most famous stretch of coastline.

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11 September 2017Story

On UN Day for South-South Cooperation, we look at a project that is drawing on Chinese expertise to raise awareness of the importance of ecosystems in the Seychelles.

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13 September 2017Story

The Montreal Protocol is as relevant today as it was in the 1980s, not just for the ozone layer but also for efforts to tackle global warming.

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8 September 2017Story

New research links long-term exposure to ozone air pollution with one million premature deaths per year, more than double previous estimates.

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6 September 2017Story

Despite drawbacks, a pioneering court judgment in India provides an opportunity to clean up vital rivers.

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30 August 2017Story

Artificial light at night is spreading rapidly around the world, with potentially harmful effects on crop yields.

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