Octopus Numbers Surge off UK’s Cornish Coast

The number of octopuses seen along Cornwall’s coasts has skyrocketed with numbers not seen in the area for 70 years

by Nick Ames

Campaigners Lose Landmark Animal Rights Case: Happy the Elephant ‘Not a Person’ Rules New York Court 

Happy the elephant, resident at a Bronx zoo for 45 years, must stay there after court rules she is not legally a person under US law.

by Nick Ames

Getting Drastic With Plastic. Local UAE Ecopreneurs Give Tips on Living Plastic Free

On July 3, International Plastic Bag Free Day, we talk to some of the UAE’s eco-preneurs to hear how they think we should eliminate plastic from our day to day lives

by Anthea Ayache

Spinneys UAE Launch Statement Tote Bag From Upcycled Plastics 

Created in collaboration with local sustainable artist Peahead Eco, the limited-edition shopper supports the nation’s ban on single-use plastics

by Harriet Shephard

Greta Thunberg warns we’re heading for climate catastrophe ‘fuelled by greed’ 

Activist Greta Thunberg made a surprise appearance at Glastonbury to warn festival goers of climate change only for them to leave a mountain of litter behind

by Nick Ames

Scotland’s Forests Almost Back to Where They Were One Thousand Years Ago

Scotland’s forested land has tripled in the last century creating wildlife habits, better air quality and battling climate change

by Nick Ames

Project Mootopia: How Ben & Jerry’s has concept of cutting Ice Cream’s Carbon Footprint licked

Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s is putting its dairy cows on a special diet to curb greenhouse gas emissions

by Nick Ames

Plastic Pollution isn’t a Death Sentence for Marine Mammals Only: It’s Killing Camels Too

A number of camels are starving to death, being poisoned by toxins, or having their internal organs ripped apart after eating plastic

by Anthea Ayache

World Rainforest Day: Why it Matters

Rainforests are home to half the world’s animal and plant species and are essential for keeping our climate stable. Yet the size of 40 football fields is lost every minute of every day

by Anthea Ayache

The Barbaric Yulin Festival where Dogs are Eaten for ‘Luck’ Starts Today. Why isn’t it Banned?

Julia de Cadenet, CEO of the NoToDogMeat NGO, reveals how China’s depraved meat and dog industry, the annual ‘highlight’ of which is the Yulin festival, is still continuing despite worldwide condemnation and the aftermath of the pandemic. Warning: Graphic Content

by Julia de Cadenet