A waste survey has revealed the brands that are choking a Manila river with plastic packaging in the wake of a super typhoon. The audit has thrown up names seen in other waste surveys in the Philippines and around the world.
and Jamie Pringle –
Each year more than 300 tonnes of processed gold are dumped in landfills. What if we could mine landfills for gold and other precious metals, ask researchers from Keele University.
and Vladimir Smakhtin –
As the world faces increasing levels of water-related stress, ensuring a constant supply of fresh, drinkable water is a matter of security. Experts from the UN University Institute for Water, Environment, and Health highlight how some countries are embracing unconventional methods to bring water to their peoples.
Serufusa Sekidde –
The growth of cryptocurrencies has given rise to a new breed of billionaires, who have made their wealth through currencies like Bitcoin. GSK's Serufusa Sekidde explains why they should be investing in healthcare for the less privileged.
The global use of antibiotics is growing, driven by a number of developing countries that face more antibiotic-resistant infections. University of Oxford's Abhilasha Karkey explains the link between antibiotic use and having access to clean water.
Tourism can be a water-guzzling business, with out-of-towners consuming up to 40 per cent of a locality's water. University of Huddersfield's Brendan Canavan explains why you should leave your worries, not your good toilet habits, at home when travelling.
The Little Green Data Book is a pocket-sized ready reference on key environmental data for over 200 economies. Key indicators are organized under the headings of agriculture, forestry, biodiversity, energy, ...
The WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation (JMP) reports every two years on progress towards the drinking-water and sanitation target under Millennium Development Goal 7. This target ...