The Wildlife Trusts call for an immediate end to peat sales

A new survey shows that only one of 20 leading garden retailers contacted by The Wildlife Trusts reported that it would eliminate peat from...

Manchester researchers aim to make surgical operations greener

Healthcare staff at Wythenshawe Hospital have launched a collaborative research project into how surgical care can be made more environmentally sustainable. the Greener Operations Priority...

Living Planet Report reveals 68% decline in global wildlife populations since 1970

Global populations of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish have declined by over two-thirds in less than half a century, due in large part...

Applying rock dust to croplands could absorb up to 2 billion tonnes of CO2...

Adding crushed rock dust to farmland could draw down up to two billion tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air per year and...

Courier firms urged to swap large vans for cargo bikes

Delivery companies should consider switching to cargo bike schemes where possible to cut carbon emissions, improve air quality and reduce congestion, a new report...

Exposed-The Dirty dozen that are littering our beaches

A study out today has revealed that two thirds of the UKs plastic and packaging pollution can be traced back to just 12 polluting...

Boots to banish plastic bags from all its stores by next year

Boots will become the first national pharmacy, health and beauty retailer in the UK to move to unbleached (brown) paper carrier bags as standard. It...

Coal powered energy drops world wide

Global coal-fired electricity generation fell by 3% in 2019, according to figures released today by Ember, the climate change think tank. Though it is the...

Research shows tyre particles contaminate our rivers and oceans

A major government funded study suggests particles released from vehicle tyres could be a significant and previously largely unrecorded source of microplastics in the...

Top ten UK’s hottest years all since 2002

The latest annual State of the UK Climate report which has analysed data since 1884 has found that all of the UK’s ten warmest years...