Researchers have successfully carried out trials on a new water harvester that can extract drinkable water from the air - offering a solution to people living in water-deprived areas.
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.
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.
Snow and ice samples taken from Antarctica have revealed that plastic contamination has finally reached one of man's least touched areas on earth.
The Galapagos Islands, which were the founding of Charles Darwin's theories on natural selection, are facing a new threat - plastic waste.
The initiative could see the EU banning everything from plastic cutlery and straws to drink stirrers and cotton buds to reduce single-use litter.
The South American country is to set to become the first nation in the world to invoke a complete ban on plastic bags.
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.
BEE populations have been decimated on the east coast of Canada, prompting bee-keepers to ask the public to plant wildflowers.
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.