Tackling the plastic bottle crisis and our wider disregard for nature

By |2017-09-18T13:25:53+07:00Juli 8th, 2017|News|

Plastic bottles awaiting recycling in Germany. Too many plastic bottles are manufactured globally, says British MP Caroline Lucas. Photograph: imageBroker/Rex/Shutterstock The Guardian’s coverage of the global plastic bottle crisis (Surge in plastic bottle use sparks global alert, 29 June) has been powerful and compelling. Like so many of the environmental challenges we face, this issue [...]

Vulnerable ‘chokepoints’ threaten global food supply, warns report

By |2017-09-18T13:25:53+07:00Juli 8th, 2017|News|

Fourteen critical bottlenecks, from roads to ports to shipping lanes, are increasingly at risk from climate change, say analysts A map of global marine traffic on 26 June 2017 at 15.30 GMT. Photograph: Marine Traffic   Increasingly vulnerable “chokepoints” are threatening the security of the global food supply, according to a new report. It identifies [...]