A curated selection of the latest Environment news from around the world.

Destruction of Native Trees in Historic Brighton by Bayside City Council
The leafy, seaside suburb of Brighton in Melbourne is famous not only for its colourful beach-boxes but for its wide, tree-lined streets and...
Monday, June 3, 2019

Plastic Pollution Harms the Bacteria That Help us Breathe
Ten per cent of the oxygen we breathe comes from just one kind of bacteria in the ocean. Now laboratory tests have shown that these bacteria are susceptible to plastic pollution, according to a study published in...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Tiger Sharks Revealed as Lazy Predators
One of the ocean’s most feared predators – the tiger shark - has been revealed as a relaxed and sometimes lazy hunter by scientists studying their behaviour.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Apple Achieved Milestones in Environmental Protection
Apple recently released its 13th annual Supplier Responsibility Progress Report detailing how the company is expanding educational opportunities and protecting the planet’s resources.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

NASA Selects Mission to Study Space Weather from Space Station
NASA has selected a new mission that will help scientists understand and, ultimately, forecast the vast space weather system around our planet. Space weather is important because it can have profound impacts – affecting...
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Can Fashion Be Sustainable?
In London, the British Fashion Council celebrated their Positive Fashion collaboration with BBC Earth and Mother of Pearl with a cocktail reception and film preview at Spencer House.
Sunday, February 17, 2019

2018 Was The Fourth Warmest Year Since Records Began
Earth's global surface temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest since 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

They Were Defrosting Leopard Seal Poo... You Won't Believe What Happened Next!
For more than a year a frozen slab of leopard seal poo sat in a National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research “NIWA” freezer.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Warming Seas May Increase Frequency of Extreme Storms
A new NASA study shows that warming of the tropical oceans due to climate change could lead to a substantial increase in the frequency of extreme rain storms by the end of the century.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

UK Experts to Work With Global Partners to Tackle Global Grand Challenges
UK leads efforts to tackle world’s biggest challenges, from tackling anti-microbial resistance to developing next-generation eco-friendly packaging.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

UK Government Launches World Leading Plan to Tackle Air Pollution
UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove launched an ambitious new strategy to clean up our air and save lives.
Monday, January 14, 2019

Largest City in USA, New York Bans Styrofoam
Mayor de Blasio, Department of Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia, and Mayor’s Office of Sustainability Director Mark Chambers announced today that the City’s styrofoam ban is in effect, eliminating a major...
Saturday, January 5, 2019

Prince Charles Visits Ghana - with Cote D’Ivoire Produce 70% of the World's Cocoa
While in Ghana HRH Prince Charles visited a sustainable cocoa farm, an industry championed by UK aid.
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Environmental Disaster: Humankind Faces the End
By the year 2050, the situation in Australia had deteriorated even further as the deserts of the arid interior spread ever outwards, slowly devouring the once fertile coastal regions.
Monday, November 5, 2018


NASA’s SOFIA Discovers Water on Sunlit Surface of Moon
NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon. This discovery indicates that water may be distributed across the lunar surface.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Vice President’s Discussion with Higher Education Leaders
Vice President Mike Pence led a discussion with higher education leaders from across the country to discuss the all-of-America approach to respond to COVID-19 and drive America’s phased economic revival.
Thursday, May 14, 2020

Students Across Europe Learn Swift to Unlock New Opportunities
This month, in classrooms across Europe celebrating EU Code Week, students of all ages are living proof that coding opens doors to opportunities never before possible.
Friday, October 4, 2019

NASA Takes Delivery of First All-Electric Experimental Aircraft
The first all-electric configuration of NASA’s X-57 Maxwell now is at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California.
Friday, October 4, 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson Launches Police Recruitment Drive
The recruitment of 20,000 new police officers will begin within weeks, confirming the commitment made by the Prime Minister as he entered Downing Street.
Friday, July 26, 2019

Jony Ive to Form Indi Design Company with Apple as Client
Apple announced that Sir Jony Ive, Apple’s chief design officer, will depart the company as an employee later this year to form an independent design company which will count Apple among its primary clients.
Monday, July 15, 2019