#Environment

  • Article: 90% of 'Protected' Land Around the World Is Not Really Protected
    Environment

    90% of 'Protected' Land Around the World Is Not Really Protected

    By Joe McCarthy|May 18, 2018

    "A well-run protected area network is essential in saving species." Read more

  • Article: Vancouver Just Approved a Ban on Plastic Straws and Foam Containers
    Environment

    Vancouver Just Approved a Ban on Plastic Straws and Foam Containers

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 17, 2018

    Another big win for the environment! Read more

  • Article: The Ozone Was Healing. Now It's in Jeopardy.
    Environment

    The Ozone Was Healing. Now It's in Jeopardy.

    By Joe McCarthy|May 17, 2018

    "I have been doing this for 27 years and this is the most surprising thing I've ever seen." Read more

  • Article: The UK May Have to Pay a Multimillion-Euro Fine for Air Pollution
    Environment

    The UK May Have to Pay a Multimillion-Euro Fine for Air Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy|May 17, 2018

    “We have waited a long time and we cannot possibly wait any longer.” Read more

  • Article: Nat Geo's Surprising New Cover Shows the Ongoing Perils of Plastic Pollution
    Environment

    Nat Geo's Surprising New Cover Shows the Ongoing Perils of Plastic Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy|May 17, 2018

    More than 700 marine animal species have been harmed by plastic. Read more

  • Article: There's Now a Black Market for Plastic Bags in Kenya
    Environment

    There's Now a Black Market for Plastic Bags in Kenya

    By Joe McCarthy|May 16, 2018

    A recent ban has pushed the sale of bags underground. Read more

  • Article: Canada Now Has the Largest Protected Conifer Forest in the World
    Environment

    Canada Now Has the Largest Protected Conifer Forest in the World

    By Joe McCarthy|May 16, 2018

    Elsewhere, forests are being depleted at an unsustainable rate. Read more

  • Article: Supermarkets Are Using This New Packaging Label to Eliminate 'Hidden Plastic'
    Finance & Innovation

    Supermarkets Are Using This New Packaging Label to Eliminate 'Hidden Plastic'

    By Joe McCarthy|May 16, 2018

    Around 40% of plastic is for packaging, half of which is for food and drink. Read more