Drinking just a litre of bottled water a day could mean you are consuming more microplastics than you would from being an avid shellfish eater.
Our individual environments at home, in transit and at work or school all substantially affect how much air pollution we are exposed to.
New research suggests that by restoring biodiversity, for instance with regenerative farming, we can vastly enhance the soil’s potential to store carbon – and fight climate change.
While much of our conservation effort – and media attention – is focused on the honeybee, other pollinators urgently need our protection as well.
New genetic engineering technologies have gathered pace in recent years.Now, without most people being aware of it, genetic engineering is spreading from the crops in the field to the animals in the barn.
In the rush to get GMO animals on the menu, regulators are failing to consider consumer preferences as well as the potential risks to the animals and those who consume their meat, milk and eggs.
At the end of last month there was an extraordinary vote in the House of Lords that saw the adoption of a vital amendment into the UK’s Agriculture Bill for the protection of rural residents and communities from the cocktails of toxic pesticides sprayed on UK crops. But will the House of Commons uphold that amendment?
Crucial amendments to the UK Agriculture Bill are still being debated. UK pesticides campaigner Georgina Downs asks: Will the House of Lords do the right thing and vote in favour of finally protecting rural residents and communities from the cocktails of toxic pesticides sprayed on crops?
Disturbing new evidence shows that waste from pharmaceutical drug manufacture in developing countries is adding to the global problem of multi-drug resistant bacteria.
An international consortium of scientists and doctors say it’s time for health professionals across the globe to step up and advocate for a cleaner, healthier environment.
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