UK survey finds 532 types – far more than older textbooks suggest should be out
Turbulence wastes a lot of energy. New research shows how we might reduce it.
Eighty-nine percent of agriculture’s future mitigation potential could lie in capturing carbon on farmland soils: carbon sequestration. Not only does this process suck harmful carbon out of the atmosphere, it makes soils healthier and more fertile for future food production, boosting resilience to climate change.
Hath not the lobster claws, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions; warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer as humans? If we boil it, does it not feel?
Divers have discovered a new population of what may be the world’s rarest fish, doubling the number believed to exist. What’s more, the discovery almost didn’t happen.
Coca-Cola announced a new recycling initiative that will collect and reuse 100 percent of its packaging by 2030.
“The Green Supply Chain Map is a leadership initiative dedicated to showcasing brands’ commitment to supply chain transparency and environmental management. It openly links brands’ supplier lists to publicly-available environmental data, including real-time data for air emissions and wastewater discharge,” states the IPE’s explanation of the map.
The change to McDonald’s packaging comes alongside another commitment from the company. This is to have recycling for guest packaging available at all of its restaurants by 2025. These goals are in addition to its other goal of having all fiber-based packaging made from recycled or certified packaging by 2020.
In 1960, the United Arab of Emirates had about 90,000 people. Today, it has 100 times as many. That wouldn’t have happened purely because someone found oil in the desert. The country’s residents need water, and a lot of it.
Plan to plant 50m trees along 120-mile stretch next to M62 will provide habitat for wildlife as well as help manage flood risk
The government has pledged £5.7m to kickstart the creation of a northern forest that will stretch from Liverpool to Hull.