Ocean to showcase Manchester pupils’ artwork on its screen to help continue the fight...

Outdoor media owner Ocean is inviting five Manchester schools to collaborate in its campaign against single-use plastic pollution by using its big digital screens...

Ratty returns? Plans in place to boost water voles numbers

Crucial habitat work is being undertaken at Urmston Meadows in Trafford, Greater Manchester to encourage the nation’s fastest declining land mammal back to the...

Co-op bans single-use plastics and unveils compostable carrier bags after Manchester trial

Tthe Co-op announced an end to single-use plastic. It will see around 60 million plastic carrier bags removed in a phased rollout and replaced...

Iceland becomes first UK supermarket to sell fish deemed surplus to requirements by other...

Iceland has become the first UK supermarket to sell fish deemed surplus to requirements by other store chains. Until now, whiting and pouting have been...

As a £1.5bn investment into electric vehicle infrastructure is announced, new research reveals only...

As the Government recently announced a £1.5bn ‘Road to Zero’ strategy, including £40m into researching Scalextric-style motorways for charging electric vehicles (EV), new research...

UK could be carbon neutral by 2050 says ambitious new report

Greenhouse gas removal (GGR) could make the UK carbon neutral by 2050, but immediate action is required says a new joint report by the Royal Academy...

Time running out for action on climate change

If governments don’t act decisively by 2035 to fight climate change, humanity could cross a point of no return after which limiting global warming...

Manchester Airport celebrates its regional roots with 80 oak trees up for grabs

Communities across the region are being given the chance to apply for a commemorative oak tree and time capsule as part of Manchester Airport’s...

New method could save our iconic chalk grasslands

A three-year experiment by ecologists from The University of Manchester, the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and Lancaster University has revealed how our iconic...

More than a third of food never reaches the supermarket shelves

More than one-third of farmed fruit and vegetables never reaches supermarket shelves because it is misshapen or the wrong size, research suggests. More than 50...