Scientists have discovered that mussels' shells could become more fragile as climate change causes oceans to become increasingly acidic, with disastrous results for both human fisheries and marine ecology.
Three million tonnes of Christmas related rubbish in Britain is likely to be produced this year – enough to cover an area twice the size of London, including 4,500 tonnes of tin foil, 12,000 tonnes of dead Christmas trees and 9,300 tonnes of sprouts.
Around four billion minute fibres could be littering each square kilometre of the world's deep seas with unknown consequences for ecosystems, according to a study led by scientists from Plymouth University and the UK's Natural History Museum.
Prince Charles has challenged the financial sector to go and convince their finance colleagues to account for sustainabilty, so that in five years every accountant in the world takes stock of nature.
A giant battery project in Bedfordshire will show how power storage can enable more low carbon technologies to be incorporated into existing electricity networks, and resolve the problem of intermittent supply from renewables such as wind or solar.
The power cables from an offshore windfarm 13 kilometres off the North Wales coast in Liverpool Bay have been installed and buried by the Reef Subsea company, in readiness for the supply of renewable electricity to homes early next year.
An analyser that normally monitors pollutants from industrial chimneys is being used by NASA to assess what to do about the gases produced from astronaut's rubbish, and plays its part in making a human mission to Mars become a reality.
The cycle of deforestation following slash and burn in tropical mountain rainforests can be halted, but the abandoned farmland needs to be brought back into use and backed by local farmers with a forestry and pasture combination, researchers based in Ecuador have discovered.
Politicians of all colours have concluded that the UK Government will threaten sustainable production if it doesn't 'lift the regulatory burden' on remanufacturing, and wake up to the sector's 'enormous economic, social and environmental potential'.
A new womens network aims to prevent the renewable energy industry becoming stubbornly set as male dominated, and is calling on ambitious women to join and represent their sector.