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Millennials in London have started using a lot more glass milk bottles in a bid to cut down plastic waste. Milkmen and milkwomen are making a comeback in London, and dairies have told of a "phenomenal" upsurge in interest from younger customers keen on curbing their plastic use. Younger people and families also seem willing […] Read More

In Myanmar, a major project is under way to restore coastal mangrove forests, with the support of seed-firing drones. It’s considered early proof of a technology that could help restore forests at the pace needed to fight climate change. The appropriate combination of species and particular environmental conditions have made the restoration work, and they […] Read More

Wolves are back in the Netherlands after 140 years

The Netherlands now has its first resident wolf population in 140 years, according to ecologists from campaign groups FreeNature and Wolven in Nederland. Wolves were hunted out of many countries in Europe but have slowly been migrating back. Infrequent wolf sightings have occurred in the Netherlands for about 15 years. Those sightings were previously thought […] Read More

Costa Rica is aiming to become the first country in the world to be plastic and carbon-free by 2021. The Central American country first announced its plans to start replacing single-use plastics back in 2017, and launched a national strategy to replace plastics with recyclable and water-soluble materials. The goal to be carbon neutral by […] Read More

Renewable energy sources now make up about a third of all power capacity worldwide, according to new figures published by the International Renewable Energy Agency. The IREA stated that 171 gigawatts of new renewable capacity was installed in 2018. This brought total renewable energy generation capacity to 2,351 GW by the end of 2018. Hydropower […] Read More