Plastic pollution is so widespread in the environment that you may be ingesting five grams a week, the equivalent of eating a credit card, a study commissioned by the environmental charity WWF International said on Wednesday.
Traffic jams on the snarled up roads of Nigeria's megacity of Lagos are legendary, but a growing problem is also clogging up the waterways of Africa's biggest city — water hyacinths.
Taking a bite, the plate does not have much of a flavour. It calls to mind dry cereal flakes or maybe what you would imagine cardboard to taste like. But Wysocki says what matters is the tableware is biodegradable.
Emirates Nature-WWF, and its partners, Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi, EAD, and the Marine Research Foundation, MRF, successfully managed to tag 36 turtles using satellite transmitters.
A leading financial institution in the region is celebrating World Ocean Day this year by highlighting its commitment to preserving marine biodiversity, under the “Keep the Creek Clean” marine conservation programme.
The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) and Dibba Al Fujairah Municipality launched a joint initiative to plant 2,500 mangrove seedlings at Al Badiya area in Fujairah, situated along the east coast of the UAE. The drive aims to rehabilitate coastal and marine habitat, increase green cover, and safeguard local biodiversity.
Alaska residents accustomed to subzero temperatures are experiencing a heatwave of sorts that is shattering records, with the thermometer jumping to more than 30 degrees Fahrenheit above normal in some regions.
For more than 30 years bright orange "Garfield" phones have been washing up on the French coast to the bemusement of local beach cleaners, who have finally cracked the mystery behind them.
When the springs dried up the local indigenous leaders raised their eyes to the heavens. They knew what they would find. Up above, the glacier that capped Chimborazo volcano was receding.