A hidden shortage: why the world is running low on sand

There’s not nearly as much as you think.

We now have proof that conservation funding works

We have no reason not to invest in saving the other species in the world.

White House nominates Barry Myers to lead the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

He brings relevant expertise to the table, but also possible conflicts of interest.

Neonicotinoid pesticides found in 75 percent of honey worldwide

The pesticide is heavily linked with the dramatic collapse of bee populations around the world.

Environmental Risks Associated With California’s Cap and Trade Bill

We need to start putting the environment first — not big business.

Volkswagen is investing 70 billion Euros into electric vehicles

Time to make amends, VW.

Exxon did know about climate change since the 70s — and it lied, knowingly

They knew about it and yet they did everything they could to hide it.

American “mudbug” crabs have invaded Berlin

A strange sight for Berliners who have been wondering what the large crabs, “lobsters”, and “scorpions” are doing in their city.

Disaster as thousands of Atlantic salmon escape from fish farm on the west coast

Potentially catastrophic for Pacific salmon.

British Royal Mail to start piloting sleek electric trucks

They’re sleek, red, and bring your packages on time — now with zero emissions.

Trump Administration reverses ban on plastic water bottles in America’s national parks. ‘Corporate agenda is king,’ say environmentalists

The latest in a long running-list of anti-environmental measures by the President and team.

Ocean exploration reveals trove of natural diversity off Cuba’s shores

The reefs seem healthier… let’s try to keep them that way.

Trump Forest wants to compensate for the POTUS’ climate policy by planting 100 new billion trees

Nope, it’s not Trump’s idea.

Environment cuts massive rift between US and the rest of the world

The rift widens — it’s Trump vs the world.

India just planted 66 million trees in 12 hours

It’s a stunning testament to India’s environmental projects.

Coral reefs barely survived bleaching, will be gone within the century unless we act

And the world will be less without them.

The down-low on microplastics

They are everywhere!

Norway to Brazil: If you keep destroying the Amazon, we’ll cut our $1bn funding

Brazil isn’t respecting its part of the deal.

Why the Great Barrier Reef is dying and why we should care

Hint: it mostly has to do with climate change.

Extinct giant tortoise is being revived after an unexpected find

It’s been thought to be completely extinct for 150 years.