ENVIRONMENT

The European parliament has voted for a complete ban on a range of single-use plastics across the union The European parliament has voted for a sweeping ban on a wide range of single-use plastics in a...
Carlsberg has pledged to phase out its plastic ring can holders, replacing them with recyclable glue In what is thought to be a world first in brewing, Carlsberg has announced it will replace the plastic wrapping...
A moratorium on Arctic fishing will safeguard an area about the size of the Mediterranean for at least the next 16 years As melting ice opens up creates fresh potential for exploitation in the Arctic, a...
A once heavily-grazed field on the edge of Snowdonia is set to become a beautiful and diverse wildflower meadow after a successful crowdfunding campaign Residents in north Wales decided to act to help a local patch...
Overwhelming noise, lights and information are common barriers to autistic people feeling comfortable in shops. One UK chain is taking action For 60 minutes every Saturday morning all 493 shops in the UK supermarket chain Morrisons...
A trial of a 13th century farming method has transformed a stretch of Gower peninsula coast A project that reverts to traditional farming methods last used widely in the 1940s has transformed a stretch of Welsh...
The 2018 Great British Beach Clean expects a bumper year after the Blue Planet television series prompted a surge of interest in ocean plastic pollution The organisers of the annual Great British Beach Clean say they...
he world’s largest operational offshore wind farm, Walney Extension, has been officially opened at a ceremony in Cumbria The world’s largest working offshore wind farm – covering an area equivalent to 20,000 football pitches – is...
supermarket chain Intermarché in France has been selling ‘ugly’ fruit and vegetables to customers at a discounted rate to highlight the problem of food waste and provide customers with a cheaper shopping alternative Launched in the...
The Penan people of Borneo say ‘tawai’ to describe their felt connection to the landscape. It can mean longing or nostalgia; sometimes the sense of being held by the forest like a mother nurturing a...