EnvironmentPlanet or Plastic? As plastic scrap piles up, Malaysia and others fight back. 8 Minute Read When President Donald Trump signed legislation renewing the federal marine debris program, he blamed
Plastic is everywhere, and suddenly we have decided that is a very bad thing. Until recently, plastic enjoyed a sort of anonymity in ubiquity: we were so thoroughly surrounded that we hardly noticed it.
How come the most intellectual creature to ever walk Earth is destroying its only home? During my years studying chimpanzees in Gombe national park in Tanzania I experienced the magic of the rainforest.
The world has seriously underestimated the amount of heat soaked up by our oceans over the past 25 years, researchers say. Their study suggests that the seas have absorbed 60% more than previously thought.
Bill Gates' house is worth a cool $125 million. Jeff Bezos cashes in $1 billion a year in Amazon stock to fund his dream of sending people to space with his rocket company Blue Origin. Clearly, both these
Venice has been inundated by an exceptional high tide which put three-quarters of the lagoon city under water. Large swathes of the rest of Italy have also experienced flooding and heavy winds which toppled
Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, leading the world’s foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an emergency that threatens civilisation.
Danny Trejo is 74 but he was never meant to live so long. “I didn’t even think I’d make it out of the 1960s,” says the actor, with a deep husky laugh. “I picked the wrong role model,” he explains, recalling
The US national security adviser, John Bolton, has confirmed that the US will withdrawal from the landmark intermediate-range nuclear forces treaty (INF) after meeting with Russian president Vladimir and
Ben Lecomte began his swim on the coast of Japan and has already swum more than 1,200 nautical miles. Every day, Ben Lecomte wakes up at 6 AM, has a “huge” breakfast of eggs, bacon, bread, and protein
Successful entrepreneurs are out with customers understanding their pain points, and quickly prototyping and improving their best ideas with an ever-growing group of enthusiastic users. Opinions expressed
Farmers around here are itching to go after that amber wave of soya beans, but there was that 5in rain a couple of weeks ago and then a 7in rain, and it drives even the retired guys batty. Those beans
WASHINGTON – The national debt is $21 trillion and counting. The federal deficit soared last year to $779 billion and is projected to approach $1 trillion in 2019. For most Americans, it’s difficult to