Blue ticked off: the controversy over the MSC fish ‘ecolabel’

The MSC’s coveted blue tick is the world’s biggest, and some say best, fishery ecolabel. So why […]

World’s experts report on tackling biodiversity and climate change

A workshop report by 50 of the world’s leading biodiversity and climate experts states that unprecedented changes […]

Joe Biden photo with loudspeakers

Tracking Biden’s environmental actions

As Biden unwinds dozens of Trump’s energy and environmental policies, he’s forging his own. In the scorching […]

Why chemical pollution is turning into a third great planetary crisis

Thousands of synthetic substances have leaked into ecosystems everywhere, and we are only just beginning to realize […]

Embracing the Earth Charter

By Geoffrey Holland To move forward we must recognize that in the midst of a magnificent diversity […]

Can you answer these 10 questions about our warming planet?

Take our quiz to test your knowledge on this summer’s heat waves, which have shown the devastating […]

Post-materialism as a basis for achieving environmental sustainability

Abstract A recent article in this journal, “Achieving a Post-Growth Green Economy”, argued that a turn to […]

The climate crisis will create two classes: those who can flee, and those who cannot

Nearly 700 million people worldwide live in low coastal zones vulnerable to sea-level rise and coastal storms. […]

Common plastics can be broken down by enzymes found in cow stomachs

Cows have stomachs with four compartments and the bacteria in one of them – the rumen – […]

Extinction Rebellion blocks busy junction in London

Protesters gather in Covent Garden while activists stage diversion march up Charing Cross Road. Extinction Rebellion protesters […]

Ecobytes: Beef and Brazil’s declining biocapacity

Reducing meat consumption is often presented as one of the most sustainable actions an individual can make. […]

Educating for the Human Predicament: Proposing a Circular Bioeconomy with Leaders from Africa

Find resources from the webinar here.   In the search for alternative solutions to bring about more […]

Five myths about population, aging and environmental sustainability

Article republished from The Overpopulation Project, January 21, 2020 For sustainable development, universal wellbeing should be the […]


The importance of resource security for poverty eradication

Abstract As humanity’s demand on natural resources is increasingly exceeding Earth’s biological rate of regeneration, environmental deterioration […]

UK and Ireland among five nations most likely to survive a collapse of global civilisation, study suggests

Researchers say a worldwide breakdown could happen “within a few decades” and have identified five countries most […]

An Analysis of the Potential for the Formation of ‘Nodes of Persisting Complexity’

Abstract Human civilisation has undergone a continuous trajectory of rising sociopolitical complexity since its inception; a trend […]

Deforestation is driven by global markets

The world is at a crossroads, as humanity tries to mitigate climate change and halt biodiversity loss, […]

The RV Mtafiti: Marine Research Towards Food Security and Economic Development in Kenya

Abstract The acquisition of RV Mtafiti has enabled Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) and by […]

The status of Kenya Fisheries

Executive Summary The fisheries resources of Kenya are distributed within the inland freshwater bodies and the Exclusive […]

Technical Report: Socio- Economic Impact of Forest Harvesting Moratorium in Kenya

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Kenya has had two harvesting moratoriums in public and community forests; the first one was […]

Update to limits to growth

Comparing theWorld3 model with empirical data Abstract In the 1972 bestseller Limits to Growth (LtG), the authors […]

Yep, it’s bleak, says expert who tested 1970s end-of-the-world prediction

A controversial MIT study from 1972 forecast the collapse of civilization – and Gaya Herrington is here […]

Webinar: Educating for the Human Predicament: Proposing a Circular Bioeconomy with Leaders from Africa

Find resources from the webinar here. In the search for alternative solutions to bring about more sustainable […]

The Invisible, and Growing Ecological Footprint of Digital Technology

The elements of our lifestyle which we most closely identify with tend to be off-limits to any […]