Deforestation + climate change = dead end for wildlife

CLIMATE change combined with galloping tropical deforestation is cutting off wildlife from life-saving cooler climes, heightening…

New Zealand’s dolphin protection plan flawed, researchers say

THE New Zealand government recently proposed a plan to manage what it considers to be threats…

Air pollution kills 100,000 Indian children every year

THE noxious air hanging over India’s towns and cities kills more than 100,000 children under five…

Restorative justice needed to end environmental crime

CONTRARY to popular belief, crimes against the environment are not “victimless”. They affect many people, animals,…

Are floating cities a viable idea for the forseeable future?

HUMANS have a long history of living on water. Our water homes span the fishing villages…

Poorer countries refusing plastic waste imports could make the system fairer

THE world generated 242 million tonnes of plastic waste in 2016 – a figure that’s expected…

Koalas are now ‘functionally extinct’. Here’s what it means

LAST WEEK, the Australian Koala Foundation announced they believe “there are no more than 80,000 koalas…

Crawling to extinction: Singapore turtle haven fights for life

HUNDREDS of turtles and tortoises, including rare and endangered species, face an uncertain future after their…

China plastic waste ban throws global recycling into chaos

FROM grubby packaging engulfing small Southeast Asian communities to waste piling up in plants from the…

Where does all the rubbish in the Southern Indian Ocean go?

GREAT areas of our rubbish are known to form in parts of the Pacific and Atlantic…