After bronze and iron, welcome to the plastic age

According to scientists, after the Bronze and Iron Ages, the current period may become known as the plastic age. They established it through a study that analyzed the increase...

Climate change threatens future of farming in South Europe

Crop and livestock production is projected to decrease and may even have to be abandoned in parts of Europe’s southern and Mediterranean regions due to the increased negative impacts...

Vienna named world’s top city for quality of life

The environment becomes a fundamental parameter for judging the liveability of cities in the world. The ranking, compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit (Eiu), a research section for the weekly Economist,...

Ireland to plant 440 million trees by 2040

Irish government has announced that the country will plant around 22 million trees a year until 2040. The goal is to reach, within the next 20 years, at least...

Italy, seats in recycled plastic at the Pontedera stadium

The about 3000 seats in the Pontedera stadium, where the local team plays, are today a true example of a circular economy and environmental sustainability. The mayor Matteo Franconi,...

Environment, three activists killed every week

More than three people were killed in an average week last year defending their land and the environment from invasion by industries like mining, logging and agribusiness. Countless more were silenced...