On average, the space per person in Chinese homes has increased by nearly 30 square metres in 40 years, and by four square metres in the UK over the past 15 years.
Blue sharks are among the widest-ranging shark species in the oceans. We know this partly because from 1962 to 2013, 117,962 blue sharks were part of the Cooperative Shark Tagging Program.
Experts say that a key way to minimize the odds of getting sick is by washing your hands thoroughly and frequently. But what if you don’t have access to clean water?
The urgent question now is how to maintain the environmental benefits once the COVID-19 epidemic wanes, and how to learn from one crisis response in the pursuit of another.
The Coronavirus pandemic is a disaster for the world, this crisis feels unprecedented, but a few good things might emerge from it.
There will be few positives to take from coronavirus, but the global pandemic may yet prove to be an important moment in the attempts to address the illegal wildlife trade.
The richest man alive recently pledged to donate $10 billion to help combat climate change. There's plenty of irony given Amazon’s enormous carbon footprint.
A quarter of sandy beaches worldwide had already eroded at a rate of more than 0.5m per year, shedding over 28,000 square kilometres of land to the sea.