Holding over 1 in 8 of known plant species, the gardens at Kew in London are some of the most important in the world. But with some plants flowering months early due to climate change, what are the consequences for the future?
By 2050 UK record temperatures of 101.3 degrees will be the norm. Meanwhile the Amazon Rainforest could suddenly die from lack of rain, along with 1 million land species and millions of people worldwide. With oil prices at record highs and energy demands ever increasing, how will we adapt to these changes and what can tomorrow’s technology offer?
Reuters environment correspondent Alistair Doyle talks exclusively to WWF on the challenges of reporting the worlds biggest climate summit.
Coast Day on October 24th is a celebration of life on the coast. This film airs on Coast Day across the Mediterranean to show the importance of preserving the coastline.
The United Nations Environment Programme has awarded this year’s Sasakawa Award on the theme of Climate Change to an organisation to, Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha of Bangladesh.
The first in a series of three videos on a special humpback whale tagging project in the Cook Islands.
Nintendo’s Wii. Sony’s PlayStation 3. Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Elite. They promise a whole new generation of high-definition gaming, but when it comes to the crunch, it’s the same old story. As our search for greener electronics continues, it was time for the game consoles to go to our labs for scientific analysis — and all of them tested positive for various hazardous chemicals.
Jason Lewis, the environmental campaigner and first adventurer to attempt a circumnavigation of the globe by human-power only, pedals his boat up the Thames to complete his journey. For 13 years, Lewis has biked, hiked, skated and kayaked around the earth and a crowd of hundreds welcomes him home as he crosses the Greenwich Meridian line.
The biotruck expedition was an extraordinary success being independently certified as the world’s first Carbon-Negative Expedition. Andy Pag and John Grimshaw travelled through France, Spain, Morocco and Mauritania to a small town in Mali, 200km short of Timbuktu where they delivered a biodiesel processing unit to MFC, a local charity. Here are some of the highlights from their trip…
Earthrace will attempt to set a new speed record for a powerboat to circumnavigate the globe running 100% biodiesel, and with a net zero carbon-footprint, in order to increase awareness of the environment and the sustainable use of resources.