Converting plastic bottle waste into useful applications
Plastic bottle waste can be converted into PET aerogels which can be used for various applications.
Here’s what you can do to save the only planet we have
The urgency of global warming requires a response from us. Here’s what we can all do to save the only planet we have.
Restoration project shows coral reefs can be rehabilitated
Coral reefs can be rehabilitated over large scales using a cost-effective technique.
The secret healing powers of silk you won't believe
Silk has long been admired and coveted for its sensual luxury but, now, research shows it can help with everything...
Decontaminating oil sludge with green mango peel
Nanoparticles derived from green mango peel can decontaminate oil sludge, which is a major soil contaminant.
The state of environmentally friendly farming globally
Nearly one-third of the world's farms have adopted more environmentally friendly farming practices while continuing to be productive.
Tropical ecosystems face imminent collapse
Global biodiversity set to collapse unless concerted action is taken to reverse damage to the tropical ecosystem.
New tool to calculate nitrogen footprint
Australian researchers develop a tool to calculate the nitrogen footprint of an organisation.
Did you know it takes 9000 litres of water to produce a pair of denim jeans? How to find sexy, ethical jeans
WellBeing columnist Alexx Stuart chats denim and why you should get curious about how your jeans were made.
What are nanoparticles? We take a look at the health risks
What are nanoparticles? Nanoparticles find their way — often unlabelled — into your food and now scientists and environmentalists are...
Plastic nanoparticles pose a threat to the environment
Plastic nanoparticles accumulate in marine organisms and can contaminate food chains and affect human health.
Why you need to know about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Microplastic flotsam in oceans is killing animals and harming waters. Now is the time to reduce waste, improve waterways and...
Find out how you can help grow an alternative, diverse food system
Did you know that in the same time that breadth of brands on our supermarket shelves has exploded, the number...
Get the latest news on genetically modified (GM) foods
Genetically modified foods have been with us two decades now — so what is the latest knowledge around these additions...
Ever wondered how green roofs flourish?
Species that live on green roofs arrive there by travelling on birds or riding air currents.