The Swedish government announced Friday that it will allocate a historically high 2.9 billion SEK (approximately 300 million U.S. dollars) to the environment and climate as part of the country’s budget for 2020. Part of the funding will go directly to protecting and cleaning up high-value nature areas, and partRead more

Bags, bottles, cans, packaging, ropes, fishing nets, clothing… 60% of the waste that forms a so-called ‘carpet’ in the Mediterranean’s sea bed contains plastic, according to Ifremer’s analysis that spans from 1994 to 2017. [Photo: Shutterstock/Rich Carey] The European Parliament and the Council gave their official green light to theRead more

Every year erosion washes sediment into waterways – but new move aims to improve water quality. New Zealand’s soil is being lost – to the tune of the equivalent of 7 million dump trucks a year. And the thief behind this loss of 192 million tonnes of soil each year?Read more

The global iron and steel industry accounts for approximately 5% of total global CO2 emissions. On average, 1.9 tonnes of CO2 are emitted for every tonne of steel produced. About 2.8MtCO2 per year are solely related to energy use in the iron and steel sector, about 8% of total energy-relatedRead more

Students In The Philippines Need To Plant 10 Trees To Graduate There has been a worldwide outcry for people to become more environmentally aware, and some places in the world have taken that very seriously. However, it seems the Philippines have gone one step further and done this. All SchoolRead more