The Untold Impact of Airplanes on Climate

The damage that air traffic causes to the environment goes way beyond carbon dioxide emissions. When we talk about airplanes and their influence on climate...

Major Heatwave Breaks Records Over Northern and Western Europe

Unprecedented heatwaves across Western and Northern Europe are making history. Or are they? Perhaps this is just the start. Expats in the Netherlands often repeat...

Ancient Irrigation Systems Could Help Peru on Water Security

Between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountains, Peru's coastal region relies on surface water from the Andes for drinking water, industry and animal...

New York on Most Ambitious Carbon Reduction Plan

New York state lawmakers passed one of the world's most ambitious laws aimed at countering climate change, under which fossil fuel power plants and...

World’s First Rehabilitation Center for Dolphins Opening in Greece

Delphinariums and dolphin shows have been popular attractions around the world. However, increasing concerns have been voiced related to the well-being of dolphins...

How To Go Green in Amsterdam! Fancy a Weed-Picking Date?

If you visited Amsterdam in the last couple of years, you were most likely (89% to be exact) one of these two types of...

Ecuador Amazon Tribe Win First Victory Against Oil Companies

Ecuador's Waorani indigenous tribe won their first victory against big oil companies in a ruling that blocks the companies' entry onto ancestral Amazonian lands...

Electric Cars Alone Not Enough to Save Us, Study Claims

A team of scientists has written to the Committee of Climate Change warning that if the UK’s 31.5 million cars are replaced by electric...

GMO Wheat Escapes Lab, Grows in the Wild

It's not the first time. In the late-1990s, agriculture company Monsanto began developing wheat genetically modified to resist the company’s Roundup weed killer. Monsanto ended the...

Canada Announces Ban on Single-Use Plastics

The Canadian government has announced it will ban single-use plastics as soon as 2021. According to the CBC‘s government source, things like straws, drink stirrers,...