ENVIRONMENT

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...
No one, it’s fair to say, really saw this coming. Even pundits who’d been predicting it for ages didn’t think it would happen so fast. ‘It’ is, of course, the renewables revolution, which has spun...
UK supermarket chain Morrisons will sell wonky flowers from this week. The current hot weather and dry conditions have stopped some flowers from developing properly, which previously would have resulted in them going to waste. The...
“It feels as though the world is all mine,” says Georgie Newbery, describing spending early mornings in her flower patch. Packed with native English blooms, her fields hum with bees and butterflies at this time...