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Through war and decay, Libya’s ‘desert pearl’ tries to hold on

In the heart of the Libyan Sahara is a city known as the ‘pearl of the desert’ – built up around an oasis that has been a refuge for thousands of years.

27/05/2022

‘Time running out’: US, Germany intensify climate change fight

Deal will see the two nations develop and deploy technologies to speed up the clean energy transition.

27/05/2022

Five things we must achieve as environmental movement turns 50

This is the moment to create a global society that offers everyone the opportunity to live a healthy, fair life.

27/05/2022

Lithuanian lawmakers agree to consider same-sex partnership bill

Move to approve further discussion comes a year after Lithuania's parliament voted down a similar piece of legislation.

26/05/2022

South Africa needs $250bn for clean energy transition: Report

Approximately half of the funding required is needed to ramp up wind and solar power projects, new publication says.

26/05/2022

New spinning wheel may boost India’s hand-woven pashmina business

Poor wages, competition from cheap shawls from mechanised mills have dealt severe blow to real pashminas for many years.

26/05/2022

Translating India’s constitution into a tribal language

Sripati Tudu's translation of document into Santali marks a milestone in preservation of Indigenous Indian languages.

26/05/2022

Pfizer to offer low-cost drugs to 45 lower-income nations

US pharmaceutical giant says it will sell patented drugs on a not-for-profit basis to world's poorest countries.

25/05/2022

Japan’s greenhouse gas emissions fall to lowest on record

Japan’s greenhouse gas emissions fell to a record low in the financial year that ended March 2021, government figures showed on Friday, a result of slower industry activities amid the pandemic and wider use of renewable energy. The 5.1 percent…

15/04/2022

Restoring wetlands can help combat climate change

Swamps are a major carbon store. Their regeneration can help sequester vast amounts of carbon dioxide.

31/10/2021

‘Action time’: Ghanaians plant 5m trees to fight forest depletion

People from all walks of life take part in 'Green Ghana' project aimed at saving depleting forest reserves.

11/06/2021

Ethical bling: Pandora will no longer use mined diamonds

Mined diamonds have been tainted by ethical concerns, and Pandora will now use only ones made in labs.

04/05/2021

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