Katie Miles, Aberystwyth University Often when the topic of glaciers and climate change is discussed,…
The banning of disposable plastic water bottles is the most reasonable, sustainable, and conscientious plan for the future; and this ban should begin now.
Restoring soil and preserving it for the future is an important 21st century challenge, and bamboo could play a major role.
China decided against raising its climate ambition at the UN climate action summit in New York; instead, it did leant on nature-based solutions.
A storm of our own design bears down upon us.
Now, the time has more than come for us to ask, not what the world can do for us, but what we can do for the world.
Three months in, and things are looking grim. Fires in the Arctic and Amazon, worsening of the climate problem, the Fall Armyworm invasion, and more.
If we hope to avoid the impending climatic disaster, carbon neutrality should be the goal of everyone, but is net-zero carbon emissions truly achievable?
A solution to global inequality, one that could likewise foster economic growth, is desperately needed. “Creative Philanthropy” could be the answer.
Recycled paper can save the Earth, and in developed countries it’s very easy to purchase, yet not nearly enough people are making the switch.
People have lost family members to AIDS or horrific road accidents. Yet, in the face of all this hardship and heartache, Africans still manage to smile.
Could the end of capitalism pave the way from a reduction in our creation of garbage, towards a truly sustainable future?
In global reforestation news, Ethiopia’s recent tree planting campaign breaks the record for the most trees planted in a single day.
Climate change and anthropogenic warming have devastated the economies of warmer, poorer countries; while financially boosting colder, wealthier countries.
Does the question of why cannabis should or shouldn’t be legalized create an unnecessary distraction from world hunger and the climate crisis?
Disposable plastic water bottles are a seemingly insurmountable problem of waste and pollution. Here are some facts that everyone should know.
If the European Union does not cooperatively rise to the challenges posed by incoming migrants before climate change sends ever greater waves of refugees, it risks rending itself asunder, turning Europe back into a continent of warring nations.
With inconsistent weather patterns, and the recent rise of the Fall Armyworm, crop yields across the country have fallen alarmingly over the last three seasons. Now, the government of Malawi is equipping rural subsistence farmers with the skills and equipment to deal with such challenges.
The cooperative combines the principles and practices of capitalism and socialism, aiming to draw the best from both with the goal of financial equality.
In India, more than 100,000 people lack access to clean water, and yet a single pair of jeans can consume around 8,000 litres.
Across large parts of Africa, recovery efforts from Cyclone Idai are being hampered by the increasing threat of the Fall Armyworm.
We explore the agricultural usage of the term ‘organic’, and the difference between conventional and organic farming.
Malawian president Peter Mutharika was, on 21 May, narrowly re-elected for a second, and his final, five-year mandate.
When a nearby farm is sprayed, we have to shut all our windows and doors to keep the fumes out of the house, but there’s nothing we can do to save the bees.
We just had an election and we ended up with the same mediocre government we had before. They are not a government to guide us through the perils of our present times.
With last night’s defeat in Australia of the Labor Party to the Liberals against all odds, and the best of News Polls, and predictions, this contemplation of the Virginia creeper might just have to sustain us for the near future.
For some reason I can’t precisely define, photographs of windows are evocative—sometimes calming, sometimes unsettling—but nearly always intriguing.
This portrait, translated from an old photograph into a painting by Varla Bishop, shows us an image of happiness in spite of poverty.
Of the roughly 400,000 plant species known to currently exist on Earth, roughly 30,000 are edible to humans. Of that 30,000, we have cultivated 7,000 at one time or another.
This Earth is our home, it gives us shelter, food, and nurtures us; yet we continue to destroy this planet day after day. This is not right.
The Vanderful team plans to bring education and adventure to West Africa, after it captured their hearts during time spent teaching and living in Namibia.
Visitors to Mabul Island in Borneo flock to witness some of the most diverse marine life remaining in the world. But whilst there, they are almost guaranteed to meet another mysterious community that call the sea home.
Sarmoli is not a place you go to visit; Sarmoli is a place you go for an experience.
As the clock continues ticking toward the collective future of the human species on planet Earth, there are still some among us who are either skeptics or out-right deniers of climate change.
In what is being described as the deadliest tropical cyclone worldwide in 2019, as of March, Intense Tropical Cyclone Idai hit Southern Malawi with a rainstorm which caused severe flooding in 15 of 28 administrative districts.
Climate change is essentially irreversible on human timescales; whatever changes are induced by our emission of CO2 into the atmosphere will persist for centuries, if not millenia.
It may turn out to be too little, too late, or it may buy us the time we need to switch over to net zero emissions economies in time to spare the world exceptionally catastrophic climate change.
Malawi is set to introduce Tuberculosis lessons in its primary schools in a bid to fight this highly-communicable and deadly disease.
Due to the complex interaction between human activities and the ecosystem, humanity’s food system is facing severe threats.
This first issue will barely scratch the surface, offering the briefest glimpse at the tip of an iceberg that reaches down to depressingly dark depths.