In a new commentary published on 8 May in Nature, three experts discuss the current priorities for food and land use, including sustainable agricultural systems, safeguarding biodiversity, and ensuring food
A new report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) finds that the rate of species extinctions is accelerating and up to one million plant and
What geopolitical implications could arise from transitioning to a low-carbon world? A new commentary published on 1 May in Nature examines four possible scenarios, which they refer to as ‘Four
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
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
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.
Plastic use became widespread in the 1950s and since then plastic pollution of land, seas, and even the atmosphere has ballooned into a major cause for global concern. And the
Microplastics are making their way through the atmosphere leaving no stone untouched. A small pilot study published on 15 April in Nature Geoscience has for the first time discovered microplastics
Many European rivers and canals are contaminated with pesticides, according to a new analysis slated for publication on 20 June in Science of the Total Environment, a peer-reviewed journal (1).
On 10th July, French MPs will vote on a symbolic measure: an amendment championed by Ecology Minister Nicolas Hulot, which proposes to include “the preservation of the environment and biological