Most Recent Content from: Environment

  • Article: COVID-19 Forced His Favourite Bird Park to Close. So This 8-Year-Old South African Decided to Help.

    COVID-19 Forced His Favourite Bird Park to Close. So This 8-Year-Old South African Decided to Help.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 24, 2020

    Romario Valentine has already raised more than R18,000 for Umgeni River Bird Park, in Durban. Read more

  • Article: Whales Enjoy Unexpected Break From Ocean Noise Pollution Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    Whales Enjoy Unexpected Break From Ocean Noise Pollution Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    By Joe McCarthy|July 22, 2020

    As shipping traffic declines, the ocean has become quieter. Read more

  • Article: Australia's Nature Laws Are ‘Ineffective’ and Fail to Protect Threatened Species: Report

    Australia's Nature Laws Are ‘Ineffective’ and Fail to Protect Threatened Species: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|July 22, 2020

    The report calls for an overhaul of the nation’s weak environmental legislation. Read more

  • Article: Greta Thunberg Will Donate €1 Million Prize to Green Causes

    Greta Thunberg Will Donate €1 Million Prize to Green Causes

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 21, 2020

    The Swedish teen climate activist says she hopes the award helps her "do more good in the world." Read more

  • Article: London’s River Thames Is Among the Most Plastic Polluted Rivers in the World

    London’s River Thames Is Among the Most Plastic Polluted Rivers in the World

    By James Hitchings-Hales|July 21, 2020

    It’s up there with some of the highest recorded levels of microplastics for any river in the world. Read more

  • Feature: African Countries Are Leading on Climate Action: SDG Report 2020

    African Countries Are Leading on Climate Action: SDG Report 2020

    By Joe McCarthy|July 20, 2020

    Of the top 10 polluters globally, only India is making solid climate action progress. Read more

  • Article: DfID Merger Will ‘Severely Impact UK’s Superpower Status’, Finds Cross-Party Inquiry

    DfID Merger Will ‘Severely Impact UK’s Superpower Status’, Finds Cross-Party Inquiry

    By James Hitchings-Hales|July 17, 2020

    A report concluded the “rushed” decision will damage the UK's reputation and be “incredibly costly." Read more

  • Article: Australian Indigenous Organisations Call for Rio Tinto to Be Stripped of Its Status as a Human Rights Leader

    Australian Indigenous Organisations Call for Rio Tinto to Be Stripped of Its Status as a Human Rights Leader

    By Madeleine Keck|July 13, 2020

    The call follows Rio Tinto’s destruction of sacred Indigenous sites in May. Read more