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man made island in scotland

Mysterious human-made islands in Scotland

Artificial, human made islets known as crannogs, can be found all across Scotland. Traditionally, they were dated to no earlier than the Iron Age (800 BC), however latest research of several Outer Heb...

UK government pledges to cut emissions to net zero by 2050

UK Government Commits to Net Zero Emissions by 2050

Today, June 12, 2019, the UK Government has reaffirmed its commitment to cut down greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to almost zero by 2050, making it the first major nation to aim for this goal. Cutting ...

Highest air pollution in Bangladesh, China, India, and Pakistan in 2018

AirVisual and Greenpeace have jointly published the World Air Quality Report for 2018, ranking over 3000 cities based on their pollution levels.

climate change

Increasing methane emissions are undermining the achievement of the Paris Agreement goals

Even as we strive to contain global temperatures at 1.5 decrees Celsius, an increase in methane emissions is undermining this objective.

environment conservation

Good news in biodiversity – Feb 2019

Things are looking up for a giant bee and a tortoise.

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