By Simon Pitman New research has found that husks from avocado seeds contain numerous compounds which can be extracted for use in a variety of applications, including cosmetic and personal care products. Continue reading here
By Martin O'Leary, Adrian Luckman and Project MIDAS A one trillion tonne iceberg – one of the biggest ever recorded - has calved away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica. The calving occurred sometime between Monday 10th July...
Coca-Cola increased its production of throwaway plastic bottles last year by well over a billion, according to analysis by Greenpeace. The world’s biggest soft drinks company does not disclose how much plastic packaging it puts into the market. But analysis by...
Reformation is a brand known for their extraordinary fashion items. They're focusing on solving your holiday gifting uncertainties with their limited edition collections. These are perfect for when you want to get everyone you care about a one-of-a-kind gift.   They...
Wood-burning stoves could be banned in some areas to combat air pollution under proposals by the London mayor, Sadiq Khan. Khan has written to Michael Gove, the environment secretary, to request extra powers to improve air quality in the capital, including measures to...
Didn't the city of Houston go through enough? Apparently the Pentagon issued airplanes to fly over the city to spray poison to control pests. The toxin they're spraying across the city is a known neuro-toxin which is banned in Europe. The...
New EU rules that allow car manufacturers to keep pollution control systems secret from the public should be declared illegal, according to environmental lawyers. The systems can legally cut emissions controls under certain conditions on the road, meaning more pollution...
It's the perfect month for teaching kids about waste reduction, since it falls between the start of school and holiday consumerism. Do you recall hearing about Plastic-Free July? It is a campaign started in Australia several years ago, encouraging people to...
The market for sustainable packaging is expected to reach $440.3 billion over the next decade and businesses that hop on the bandwagon early are expected to reap economic benefits as well as increased consumer satisfaction and a lower environmental...
It’s the sort of viral video that makes you coo. A sweet little creature called a slow loris performs a funny trick. Over and over, a human tickles it. Each time, it instantly raises its arms. How adorable. You watch the...

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