Campaigners are urging people to use more washable masks and bin disposables properly after cutting off their straps.
The Arctic has a long history of industrial and commercial activities. Here’s how climate change is affecting its ecosystem, resource management tools and security politics.
After China’s refusal to take in the world’s plastic waste, Turkey and a few other countries have stepped in. With the environment being the biggest victim, Turkey is now eyeing zero plastic imports.
At least 33 percent of natural World Heritage sites are threatened by climate change, the UN observer body says. These sites include the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, the world’s largest coral reef.
A South Korean hiker formed a group dedicated to picking up trash from mountain parks and turning the collection into art.
A smoky fire exploded in size to over 29 square kilometres after breaking out around dawn in Orange County, south of Los Angeles.
The fires that began early morning on Sunday in the famed Napa-Sonoma wine country north of San Francisco came on the third anniversary of deadly wildfires that erupted in 2017, including one that killed 22 people.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen tells lawmakers her new ambitious plan of cutting 55 percent emissions by 2030 should help the European Union achieve climate neutrality by 2050.
The blaze was finally brought under control, but a trail of diesel has been spilled across the sea.
At least eight people have been killed and some 3,300 structures have been destroyed over the past three weeks in wildfires across the state.
Firefighters are for nearly a week battling three huge complexes of fires that destroyed hundreds of homes and forced tens of thousands to flee.
The MV Wakashio, owned by Nagashiki Shipping and operated by Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd, began leaking oil after it struck a reef and went aground off the Indian Ocean island's southeast coast on July 25.
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