Environment

Microplastics can spread through flying insects, research shows

A new study, published in the Journal Biology Letters, shows that plastic now contaminates...

Blackouts threaten Africa as temperatures rise and hydropower dams dry out, scientists warn

In recent weeks, outbreaks of communicable diseases such as cholera and Ebola have...

In the fight against smog, architects in Delhi get creative

Dubai-based architecture firm Znera proposed a plan to address the rampant air pollution...

UN chief warns against the perils of continued fossil fuel reliance

United Nations secretary general António Guterres warned that the world is...

Thousands of people participate in demonstrations to show support for climate change

This weekend, demonstrations took place in over 90 countries around the world to call...

Ocean Cleanup launches System 001, sights set on Great Pacific Garbage Patch

This weekend, a 600 meter-long floating barrier was launched off the coast of San...

Venuste Kubwimana, International Transformation Foundation, wins Global Innovator of the Year Award

Aid & International Development Forum is delighted to announce the winner of the...

Lego aims to keep all of its packaging out of landfills by 2025

Lego, the 85-year-old Danish toy company, has announced their commitment to create...

Rising CO2 levels will make food less nutritious, study reveals

A new study has revealed that rising carbon emissions could make food crops less nutritious,...

Expect more Kerala scale flooding if nothing is done to address climate change, warns Christian Aid

The world should expect and prepare for more frequent and more destructive floods,...

Finalists Announced: AIDF Global Innovator of the Year Award

AIDF are pleased to announce the shortlisted finalists for the AIDF Global Innovator...

Thousands at risk of food insecurity in Central America following a prolonged period of drought

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has warned that...

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