ARTICLES RELATING TO ENVIRONMENT

Rupert Murdoch's daughter-in-law bucks the family's conservative reputation, pledging millions to fight climate change

2019-10-19 09:29

Murdoch describes herself as a "radical centrist" and reportedly even pushed Rupert to consider endorsing Hillary Clinton ahead of the 2016 election.

So hungry you could eat the plate? This Cape Town startup has made it big with edible bowls

2019-10-14 20:32

A Cape Town start-up company which produces edible food bowls has grabbed international attention, netting funding from the organisers of the 2020 World Expo set to be held in Dubai.

Greta Thunberg effigy hanged under Rome bridge

2019-10-08 06:12

An effigy of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg strung up under a bridge in Rome has prompted Italian authorities to open an investigation for 'aggravated threats'.

Fresh health fears as Rome rubbish crisis intensifies

2019-10-02 17:52

Italian officials warned Rome's burgeoning garbage crisis constituted a health risk, as rat control services worked overtime and the waste collection company board resigned.

Humanity's emissions '100-times greater' than volcanoes

2019-10-01 20:37

Human activity churns out up to 100 times more planet-warming carbon each year as all the volcanoes on Earth, says a decade-long study.

A viral video remixed Greta Thunberg's UN speech as Swedish death metal. She said she'll 'be doing death metal only' from now on.

2019-10-01 08:10

Thunberg's "How dare you?" speech chastising world leaders sounds even more intense with an original musical backdrop.

Melting ice is slowing down the Atlantic ocean's circulation system. Yes, that's similar to what happens in 'The Day After Tomorrow.'

2019-09-29 08:53

A new UN report found global oceans could rise 3 feet by 2100 due in part to melting ice. That melt could also slow the Atlantic ocean current system.

Reduce waste, save money: Poorest city goes green in France

2019-09-20 10:03

At her home in Roubaix, a former industrial centre in northern France that is now the country's poorest city, Magdalene Deleporte is making her own deodorant.

In the event of a killer asteroid, volcanic apocalypse, or nuclear holocaust, mushrooms could save humanity from extinction

2019-09-17 13:03

Human survivors of an apocalyptic catastrophe could start a new food system with mushrooms. The other food options might not be as appetizing.

Germany's considering a new tax on meat — but it might not be a model for Democrats who want Americans to eat fewer hamburgers

2019-09-16 12:22

German politicians are considering a controversial tax on meat to boost animal welfare, fight climate change, and improve human health.

 

We visited Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise while it docked in Cape Town. We found parsley in the bathroom, guitars hanging from the ceiling and a CrossFit challenge leader board.

2019-10-18 16:31

On 20 October it sets sail on an expedition to document Tristan lobsters and to recover ‘ghost nets’ (abandoned fishing gear).

Mystery oil spills blot more than 130 Brazilian beaches

2019-10-10 11:25

The source of large blots of oil staining more than 130 beaches in northeastern Brazil remained a mystery despite President Jair Bolsonaro's assertions they came from outside the country and were possibly the work of criminals.

Hotel Verde Cape Town achieves 6-Star Green Star performance rating

2019-10-04 20:39

The Green Building Council of South Africa has awarded a 6-Star Green Star SA Existing Building Performance rating for Hotel Verde Cape Town.

Eating more seafood could help us slow the planet's warming — part of a handful of climate solutions the ocean offers

2019-10-02 13:07

A UN report found that oceans are warming and sea levels rising due to climate change. Solutions to this trend could come from the water itself.

The best wildlife photos taken this year reveal a hippo murder, a hungry leopard seal, and a weevil ensnared by zombie fungus

2019-10-01 10:55

The front-runners in the 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest showcase human-animal interactions and animals' struggle to get a decent meal.

This Los Angeles-based sustainable fashion start-up turns milk into clothing. Yes, you read that right.

2019-09-30 10:40

Sustainable fashion start-up Mi Terro created the Milk Tee to put wasted dairy product to good use — for both their customers and the environment.

Over half of endemic trees risk extinction in Europe

2019-09-27 14:22

More than half of Europe's endemic tree species, including the horse-chestnut, risk extinction, conservationists warn, blaming invasive species, unsustainable logging and urban development for their decline.

No more 'eating' paper? Maties student, 19, wins prize for edible straws

2019-09-18 09:15

A University of Stellenbosch student's hobby has turned into a full-blown business after creating edible straws that would allow people to enjoy their drinks and still be environmentally-conscious.

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Watch: Rising global temperatures are creating bubbling, methane lakes you can light on fire

Thousands of flammable lakes are popping up all over Alaska and Siberia. They're called thermokarst lakes and they're making global warming worse.

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WATCH | Greenpeace protesters daringly dangle from Texas bridge

2019-09-13 12:04

At least 11 Greenpeace protesters could be seen dangling from the Fred Hartman Bridge in Baytown, Texas, near Houston, just ahead of the third 2020 Democratic debate being held in Houston.

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