Pollution killed 9m people in 2015, causing three times as many deaths as Aids, tuberculosis and malaria combined — as well as 15 times more than those caused by wars and all other forms of violence — according to the report published in the medical journal, The Lancet.
People all over the world often say that they can’t live without chocolate and coffee, but climate change could be putting the future of these staples at risk.
As urbanisation increases so does the demand for sand in construction, making it the most mined resource on earth.
A number of social and economic trends are changing the face of the urban landscape; one of the most prominent is the ever rising majority of the world’s population who are opting to become city dwellers.
Haddock from the North Sea and the west of Scotland is no longer sustainable to eat after stocks fell below the acceptable levels in 2016 according to the the Marine Conservation Society (MCS).