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19 09 2019 | 08:02

Deforestation damage goes far beyond the Amazon.

West Africa and Congo basin are hotspots for forest loss but receive lower global attention.

19 09 2019 | 07:36

'It can kill you in seconds': the deadly algae on Brittany's beaches.

Activists say stinking sludge is linked to nitrates in fertilisers from intensive farming. André Ollivro stepped carefully down the grassy banks of an estuary in the bay of Saint-Brieuc, Brittany,…

19 09 2019 | 07:19

The battle against wildlife poachers is increasingly high-tech.

As conservation groups get smarter about technology, so do the poachers they are fighting to stop. Wednesday marked a milestone in the battle to protect endangered species, when an international…

17 09 2019 | 15:39

Piraeus Bank joins new EIB green and urban infrastructure investment programme.

Piraeus Bank to support EUR 650 million national infrastructure initiative

16 09 2019 | 09:19

Naomi Klein: The link between climate crisis and white supremacy.

Author and social activist Naomi Klein has written a new book On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal. Here she talks to Guardian assistant editor Natalie Hanman about the Green New Deal,…

15 09 2019 | 14:49

9th Edition Wind Power Big Data and IoT.

We take great pleasure in inviting you to the 9th Edition of Wind Power Big Data and IoT Forum taking place on 4th - 5th of December 2019 in London. Join the discussion on reducing O&M costs,…

15 09 2019 | 14:04

How a Kenyan Coffee Roaster Is Scaling with Local Impact in Mind.

In 2016, entrepreneur Ritesh Doshi was burnt out and uncertain of what he wanted to do next. For the previous five years, he had devoted himself to running the Naked Pizza franchise in Kenya. The…

10 09 2019 | 08:27

Seagrass conservation will help tackle climate change.

Over one million seagrass seeds will be planted off of the Welsh coast to help prevent global climate change in a project by the WWF. Seagrass grows in large meadows on the sea floor. It is home to…

10 09 2019 | 08:14

India bans single-use plastics on Gandhi’s birthday.

India will implement a nationwide ban on 6 single-use plastic items on the 2nd October this year - the 150th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. Single-use plastic bags, cups, plates, straws, small bottles…

10 09 2019 | 08:08

Hurricane Dorian leaves Bahamas unliveable as locals await evacuation.

The scope of the disaster Hurricane Dorian brought to the Bahamas is becoming more clear as rescue workers reach devastated parts of the country. Carrying possessions in duffel bags and shopping…

10 09 2019 | 07:39

English concern for the environment is higher than ever.

A record 90% of people in England are concerned about damage to the natural environment, according to a new survey. Natural England’s ‘Monitor of Engagement with the Natural Environment’ report, the…

10 09 2019 | 07:17

Piloting for Post 2020 Carbon Markets.

PREPARATIONS FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF CARBON MARKETS ARE UNDERWAY, AS THERE IS NO TIME TO WASTE. VIRENDER KUMAR DUGGAL OUTLINES HOW AN INITIATIVE BY THE ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK IS HELPING COUNTRIES…

05 09 2019 | 08:29

Ball Corporation launches “infinitely recyclable” aluminium cup.

The Ball Corporation’s new aluminium cup aims to cut down on waste by replacing single-use red plastic cups. The cups have been developed for indoor, outdoor and home use over the last few years,…

05 09 2019 | 08:13

Climate change could cause significant decline in banana production.

A new study from the University of Exeter sheds light on future global banana production, saying that many countries will see significant crop yield decline due to the changing climate, although some…

05 09 2019 | 07:59

Nigerian Recyclers Reduce Plastic Waste by Exchanging Trash for Cash.

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigeria generates an estimated 32 million tons of solid waste per year, one of the highest amounts in Africa. Of that figure, plastic constitutes 2.5 million tons.  Every day in a…

05 09 2019 | 07:56

Outrage as Nestlé Plan to take 1.1m gallons of water a day from natural springs.

Food and drink giant Nestlé, have come under fire for planning to take over 1.1 million gallons of water from an “in recovery” natural springs. Ginnie Springs in Florida has been chosen as the new…

03 09 2019 | 17:44

WNA Report: Global nuclear energy capacity rises for sixth straight year.

Asia is driving sustained growth in nuclear power generation globally, according to a new report by the World Nuclear Association. The WNA says that global nuclear generation increased in 2018 for…

03 09 2019 | 13:09

A Tribute to Steve Sawyer: 'We've won many battles, but we're still losing the war to save the planet'.

As the wind industry joins his family to remember Steve Sawyer, Recharge republishes a 2015 interview with one of renewable energy's most powerful advocates.

03 09 2019 | 10:01

Aramco Makes $250 Million/Day; Expect More Asset Buys.

  Saudi oil giant earns more than top five oil majors combined More M&A likely after Aramco takes 20% in India’s Reliance