The infamous Pacific garbage patch is only a small fraction of all plastic in the ocean, and it is in the area where it probably does least harm. We should leave the patch alone for now and stop polluting first
We need to starting thinking much more about fungus and the impact of climate change because of the severity of the health risks involved, and the dangers from mycotoxins entering both the human and animal food chains
Digital and robotic technologies could offer us both a bounty of productivity as well as relief from myriad repeatable tasks. Unfortunately, as our economy is currently configured, neither of these potential miracles are coming true
When countries suffer extreme weather events such as floods, storms and droughts, decision-makers are faced with a question. Do they rebuild their economies as they were before? Or do they seize the chance to reshape their economies?
When the histories of 21st century conservation are written 2015 might, just might, be identified as a pivotal year: the year when the focus of conservation shifted from a defence of past natures to the active creation of a wilder…
Russia has proven to be one of the most important, but also most difficult, participants in the global climate regime. This situation has slowly started to change, with both state and people becoming more aware of climate change threats