The implementation of #solar cookers across Moroccan #Communities is proving to be a great example of how decentralisation of #Renewable#Energy is contributing to the #Energy independence of a country by LINA YASSIN & ARTHUR WYNS
The African Wildlife Foundation has uncovered the figures behind the shocking numbers of 'trophy hunters' and the sanctioned trade in exporting dead and living animals out of the continent, reports LAURA BRIGGS
As 110mph winds raged across southern England, Britain's Great Storm of 1987 wreaked devastation across scores of National Trust woodland. But thirty years later, nature has proven resilient. BRENDAN MONTAGUE reports
The Hope Farm Bird Index has more than trebled between 2000 and 2017. Butterfly numbers on the farm have also increased by 213 percent. But during the same period the Farmland Bird Index nationally has decreased. JACK ALEXANDER reports
On World Day of Indigenous Resistance, Wayúu woman ANGELICA ORITZ shares her experience as a #Human Rights defender, living and fighting for the future of her #Community in the shadow of the largest opencast mine in Colombia
At the start of September 6000 people from across Europe gathered at Ende Gelände in Germany, to shut down Europe’s largest #coal mine in a mass act of civil disobedience. LINDSAY ALDERTON shares a little of what she experienced there.
The Gwent Wildlife Trust is fighting to save the Gwent Levels, a Site of Special Scientific Interest, from the expansion of the M4 Motorway, all in order to save 10 minutes of journey time. JACK ALEXANDER reports
With 60 percent of the world's caloric intake now coming from only three crops: rice, maize and wheat PIERINA BENITES ALFARO discusses what can be done to promote Agro-biodiversity and its use as a strategy to adapt to #climate change
New, decentralised forms of #Energy are taking shape. Will these new forms be a stepping stone to replicating the developed world's centralised #power systems, or will they be a leapfrog to a new model of #Energy provision?. ANDREW J CONWAY reports.
Environment secretary Michael Gove said he is convinced “climate #Change is a danger” but that efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions must not come at the expense of #economic growth. MAT HOPE of DeSmog UK reports
European politicians are enthralled to the biofuels lobby - they are living a fantasy and it’s time to wake up to the reality of an #Industry driving deforestation, land grabbing and poverty, says MOLLY SCOTT CATO MEP
Santiago Maldonado was last seen as he was being forcibly dragged away by military police in Argentina on 1st August. Today marks the two-month anniversary of his disappearance. The police and the security minister, Patricia Bullrich, both deny that they have detained him. ATUS MARIQUEO-RUSSELL and CAROLE CONCHA BELL report
New Scientist Live at London's ExCel Centre is described by its organisers as 'a festival of ideas and discovery'. But the popular magazine has had a particularly bad idea already – the festival's sponsors, argues CLAIRE JAMES
With 80 percent of the world’s fossil fuel reserves needing to be left in the ground, it’s disturbing to discover that European nations are forking out 112 billion euros each year in fossil fuel subsidies, JOE WARE reports
Religious values are often consistent with conservation efforts. So it’s not surprising that a variety of religious organisations and conservationists are working together to help mitigate the devastating effects of global #climate change, writes CURTIS ABRAHAM
The Queen Alexandra's Birdwing - or Ornithoptera alexandrae - is the world's largest and most spectacular butterfly. But it is under threat from encroaching #agriculture and logging. BRENDAN MONTAGUE reports on a new initiative designed to save the beautiful insect from extinction
We live in a throwaway society. Innovation in the tech industries mean ever more powerful products come to market. But the death of repair shops and a culture of reliance is not simply the result of shiny new things. Corporations, and #Capitalism itself, requires planned obsolesce, argues STEVEN GORELICK
The University of Buckingham and IPEN are hosting a #Conference to discuss how best to prepare young people for the demands of the 21st century. Key speakers including Ruby Wax and Nicky Morgan will cover topics ranging from mindfulness and mental health to Education Policy and research.
Britain will become 'world #Leaders in decarbonising our economy' claims John McDonnell at his speech to the Labour Party #Conference in Brighton today. And with Labour still ahead of the polls, his radical agenda for #Renewable#Energy could become government policy, reports BRENDAN MONTAGUE
Space for Giants works with philanthropists, lobbies African governments, educates prosecutors and collars elephants as part of its conservation work. But the approach to conservation in Africa itself has been a matter of passionate debate. Here DR MAX GRAHAM, CEO of Space for Giants explains how the team works
Elinor Ostrom was a pioneer in ecology, whose research challenged the fallacy of the 'tragedy of the commons' where the needs of one ruin what is shared by many. Here DEREK WALL celebrates the first - and only - woman to be awarded a Nobel Prize in Economics
A blind man has gone to Ireland due to fears that his beloved guide dog will be removed by charity Guide Dogs. A petition has been set up on Change.org to persuade the charity to #Change its mind. CATHERINE EARLY reports