Environment

Planet Earth is our home, and it’s important that we everything we can to protect it. Follow the latest Environment News to stay up to date on the issues having an impact on our planet and its ecosystems.

Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef Coral ‘Decimated’ by Recent Catastrophes

Data presented by the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) indicates that the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) has seen a significant decline in coral cover over its northern, central and southern reefs over the past 2 years.
3D Printed Houses

3D Printed Houses to Spring Up in Eindhoven

A Dutch construction company is daring to think the unthinkable - building the first liveable 3D homes. Van Wijnen is 3D printing the first homes in the world that are able to pass a home inspection.
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Plastic Waste Reaches Antarctica

Snow and ice samples taken from Antarctica have revealed that plastic contamination has finally reached one of man's least touched areas on earth.
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Darwin’s Paradise Hit by Plastic Waste

The Galapagos Islands, which were the founding of Charles Darwin's theories on natural selection, are facing a new threat - plastic waste.
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Plastic Faces Axe in Europe

The initiative could see the EU banning everything from plastic cutlery and straws to drink stirrers and cotton buds to reduce single-use litter.
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Chile Leads Way on National Bag Ban

The South American country is to set to become the first nation in the world to invoke a complete ban on plastic bags.
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Solar Service by Google Launched in UK

A new service that uses Google Earth and Maps to predict a home's potential money-saving by switching to solar power has been launched in the UK.
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Bee-keepers Issue Urgent Appeal After Finding Stricken Hives

BEE populations have been decimated on the east coast of Canada, prompting bee-keepers to ask the public to plant wildflowers.
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Solar Panels: Which Ones are the Best?

A study by US-based MIT researchers has revealed that choosing the best solar cell for a given location or use is not as simple as it could be.
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China’s ‘foreign waste’ Ban Sparks Australia Re-think on Plastic

China's decision to leave the plastic waste supply chain has prompted Australia, one of its biggest customers, to figure out a new journey for its rubbish.

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