A new study led by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington shows that in addition to reducing the severity and number of extreme weather events, effective climate
Biodegradable plastic carrier bags cannot be relied upon to degrade more quickly, according to a new study published on 28 April in Environmental Science & Technology (1). The findings suggest
Last Tuesday, Greta Thunberg spoke to the European Parliament in a speech calling on politicians to save the planet in the same way they have rallied to save Notre-Dame Cathedral.
According to a new study published on 24 April in Science Advances, some wild tomatoes species have evolved to become insect-resistant. But how do the wild plants develop these unique
Environmental pollutants have a large impact on children’s health in Europe, according to a new study published last month in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (1).
The massive Human Genome Project launched nearly 30 years ago brought hope that scientists would finally decipher the root cause of human disease. However, reality has not quite met expectations,
A new observational study published on 25 April in the European Heart Journal suggests there may be a link between the duration and life stage of antibiotic use and cardiovascular
A new analysis published on April 23 in Nature Communications suggests that if nations fail to meet commitments set out in the Paris agreement, climate change related to the Arctic
The value of “connected agriculture” in making life easier for farmers, and helping them reduce the environmental impact of their practices, is no longer unproven. Another of its advantages is
Scientists have developed a new kind of plastic that can be re-manufactured back into the same type of plastic in a more sustainable way, without losing any quality or performance.