The small state of Mizoram in northeast India has a thriving handicraft industry, with artisans making a living by selling products made from bamboo.
A new UNU-INWEH report on the global bottled water industry reveals the massive scale of this market and the lack of strict quality controls.
Isatou Ceesay founded a social enterprise that is helping to fight plastic pollution and empowering women and young people to gain economic independence.
Scientists have found a new way to remove silicon from used solar panels
Researchers from the IFM at Deakin University in Victoria, Australia have tested a novel method for removing silicon from used solar panels.
DRC oil exploration in protected areas draws environmental warnings
The Congolese government is allowing energy firms to bid for access to its vast oil and gas reserves, risking terrible ecological and climate effects.
New report reveals effects of climate change on allergy season
Allergy season in the U.S. is worsening due to the consequences of climate change. This is the pattern emerging from a new report by Climate Central.
Why we need healthy forests for healthy people
The world’s forests are precious and delicate ecosystems that give humanity so much. We should work together to protect and treasure our forests.
Over 500 dead as Cyclone Freddy tears through Southern Africa
A fierce tropical storm has killed hundreds in Malawi, Mozambique and Madagascar and is set to break the record as the longest-lasting cyclone ever.