Study: Air pollution battle is crucial to China’s public health

China’s air quality improvement measures are working, but researchers say more still needs to be done. China’s measures to improve air quality are working, but more stringent policies should... Read more »

Madagascar environmental activist convicted, sentenced — and paroled

At a community meeting on September 27, a farmer named Raleva asked to see the permits of a gold mining company trying to restart work in his village in... Read more »

Explainer: hydrofluorocarbons saved the ozone layer, so why are we banning them?

Jenny Fisher Senior Lecturer in Atmospheric Chemistry, University of Wollongong Stephen Wilson Associate Professor, University of Wollongong On October 28, Australia ratified the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol.... Read more »

When cities were Nature’s haven: a tale from Bangalore

When cities were Nature’s haven: a tale from Bangalore Bangalore has a long lasting love history with nature. Eirik Refsdal/Wikimedia, CC BY-ND Harini Nagendra, Azim Premji University We tend... Read more »

Sumatran region heats up as forests disappear

by Hans Nicholas Jong Average temperatures in the Indonesian province of Jambi have risen amid clearing of vast swaths of forest, a new study show. Areas that have been clear-cut,... Read more »