Climate change is affecting urban trees

Due to rising temperatures caused by climate change, over 1,000 tree species including chestnuts, elms, maples, oaks, pines, and poplars that grow in our...

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

The International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, also known as World Ozone Day, falls on the 16th of September every year. This international...

Plant-based batteries

Most batteries are made from lithium-ions, which is not a very sustainable material to work with, as the graphite used usually comes from fossil fuels or it...

Fact file: Sir David Attenborough

Born8th of May 1926 Isleworth, Middlesex, England Occupation Naturalist Broadcaster Presenter Career After leaving the navy and a job at a publishing company...

Pakistan is facing devastating floods

Pakistan has faced relentless floods after several months of intense rainfall that has affected over a third of the country. Over 33 million people have been...

Climate change is causing stress on bumblebees

Bumblebees are an essential part of nature as they are one of the main contributors to pollination, especially for wildflowers and crops. Climate change, due...

Europe’s droughts are the worst in 500 years

Europe has been hot by droughts that experts have warned are the worst the continent has seen in 500 years. Currently two thirds of Europe are facing severe...

Britain hit by droughts, floods and another potential heat wave

On Friday the 12th of August many parts of southern, central and eastern England were issued with a drought status, after a prolonged period of abnormally hot...

Why are more female turtles being born?

Due to an increased number of heatwaves, beaches in Florida have seen a rise in female sea turtles emerging from their eggs. This is due to the sex of a...

The Great Barrier Reef is recovering

The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral ecosystem in the world. The reef contains a large biodiversity with many species of plants and animals in its...

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