Australia is struggling to preserve its unique flora and fauna, with the spotted quoll the latest species to come into the spotlight as it fights for survival.
The number of battery powered, fuel-cell and rechargeable hybrid cars rose by a combined 206,000 last year in the EU and European Free Trade Area.
Nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, is a potent greenhouse gas. Scientists in Norway are looking at ways to better fight it.
Off the shoulder dresses, flower prints in varying colours.
Gev Teddy Sella has won the Africa Eco Race in the motorcycle category for the first time in his fledgling career following the final formality stage that took the competitors to Dakar in…
Pollution plagued China has announced plans to plough 2.5 trillion yuan (342 billion euros) into renewable power generation by 2020.
Protect our oceans from the dangers of pollution by plastic say international campaigning group 'Plastic Change'Every year 8 million tons of plastic waste are being dumped into the seas.
Every year 8 million tons of plastic waste are being dumped into the seas.
Austria faces a stark choice on Sunday, just as it did in May when left-leaning Alexander Van der Bellen and the far-right’s Norbert Hofer last faced off to become the country’s…
European scientists have been digging deep so they can better understand the multiple threats facing soil which include erosion, pollution, decline of biodiversity and…
Climate change is once again the focus of global diplomacy as the COP22 is underway in Marrakech.
COP 22 host nation Morocco takes over from France to launch the Triple A initiative (Adapting African Agriculture) to the challenges of climate change. Morocco faces the same difficulties as other Af
Morocco launches a sustainable environmental protection program promoting local products and ecotourism as well as the conservation and development of oases
The COP 22 climate conference will soon begin in Casablanca, Morocco, and ahead of the event the country is mobilising to raise awareness of rubbish and pollution problems, and engaging the people the
24 countries and the EU agree the 1.55 million square kilometre Ross Sea marine park will be protected from commercial fishing for three to five years.
In a special edition of Futuris, we investigate how scientists and engineers are helping farmers and food entrepreneurs across Europe.
New international standards require ocean vessels to reduce air pollution. How does altering power affect the safety of a ship?
Ships burn fuel, polluting the atmosphere New regulations demand to cut the emissions The easiest way would be to reduce engine power But underpowered ships can be unsafe in storm They’re also slower,
The man who oversees Volkswagen’s emissions certification – Detlef Stendel – has been questioned by the authorities in South Korea over the so-called dieselgate…
Target Madagascar continues this week in the south west of the island, in one of Madagascar’s 43 national nature reserves.
The first global overview of planet Earth’s plant life has revealed a shocking 21% types of plant worldwide are at risk of extinction. In total
About eight million tons of plastic enters the oceans every year.
Supporters of former Greens party leader, Alexander Van der Bellen, are breathing sighs of relief after Austria came close to becoming the first European Union country to elect a far-right head of…
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