Not all plastic is evil, but our world could probably do with a whole lot
Many people regard Magna Carta as the first constitutional guarantee of the basic liberties of the English-speaking
Cities are the 21st century’s dominant form of civilization — and they’re where humanity’s struggle for survival
Even city trees need some boundaries. CITY TREES, LIKE ALL URBAN dwellers, have to live out
While some world leaders resist global cooperation, city leaders are working across borders to tackle
In Nairobi, Kenya, the government is destroying buildings constructed on riparian land in a bid
There’s more rain falling on some parts of the U.S. than there used to be,
Expanding public transportation, walking, and biking in cities could save more than $100 trillion in
A new study outlines some of the effects that climate change will have on northern
As Australian cities grow and transform, we need to ensure we are not building the
ANOTHER DOWNSIDE. We knew that air pollution damages our physical health. Turns out, it’s also wreaking
Scientists are studying biofilms—complex bacteria societies—in new ways to discover new tools for fighting antibiotic-resistant
The Cordis hotel in Shanghai boasts proximity to railways and the airport, a beautiful pool,
Skipping straws may be hip. But there are much better ways to fight pollution. New York’s
Electric vehicles (EVs) are set to change everything about how energy is consumed and supplied.
Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson is tired of how people deal with hurricanes and wants scientists
Dramatic weather events happened these past few weeks in many parts of the Northern Hemisphere.
A groundbreaking new study shows that access to “greened” vacant lots reduced feelings of worthlessness
Market forces are giving Americans cheaper, cleaner energy. We would all be best served to
Light pollution is often characterised as a soft issue in environmentalism. This perception needs to
Experts widely agree that human activities are harming the global environment. Since the Industrial Revolution,
Technology is making the cost of many things trend towards zero. Things we used to
From the nut-cracking crows of Sendai to ‘Turdus urbanicus’ (the new urban blackbird), animals are
New research uses birds to test a hypothesis about the origins of big brains. Given
In recent years, we have seen and experience more and more erratic and extreme weather.
Oceans and the life they sustain are vital to humankind. Unfortunately, overfishing, climate change, and pollution
The dirty feathers of birds in some museum collections are giving scientists clues as to
Exposure to air pollution on city streets is enough to counter the health benefits of
Birds exposed to noise pollution created by natural gas compressors show symptoms similar to those
The rapid conversion of natural lands to cement-dominated urban centers is causing great losses in
Modern cities have lots to offer, but what does their lack of nature cost us?
Climate change is forcing fish species to shift their habitats faster than the world’s system
Do you find separating trash by paper and plastic a chore? Then think about the
Understanding Earth’s species and ecosystems is a monumentally challenging scientific pursuit. But with the planet
Megacities are on the rise. There are currently 47 such areas around the globe, each
At some time or another, every historian of Rome has been asked to say where we are,
You don’t have to go vegan to fight climate change. Research shows that small changes
When discussing climate change, it’s not about saving the planet. 195 countries just made a
Using research from the University of Notre Dame, Eco Experts created a map ranking the
The seas will continue to rise for 300 years. That’s the conclusion of a new
Europe should tackle migration not by deploying troops, but by curbing economic abuse and destablisation.
All human beings want to live in a clean and green environment but not all
How cities are changing animals. This feature is from The Verge.
Why do countries face “The resource curse phenomenon” and how can countries having large natural
It’s the season for mother nature to dazzle us with golds, reds, yellows and oranges
Scientists warn of expanding “bull’s-eyes” as the US builds in parts of the country at
Climate change denials amid catastrophic hurricanes are a reminder that humans are not a particularly
Politics and history aside, the single best place on Earth to build a city may
Up to 75 percent of people could face deadly heatwaves by 2100 unless carbon emissions