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Iconic California Tunnel Tree Toppled in Storm

  The toll from the powerful winter storm rolling through Northern California included one of Calaveras County's oldest residents, a giant sequoia called the Pioneer Cabin. The...

German University Promotes Bio-Diverse Christmas Trees

  A campaign in Bonn, Germany, offers the public "special" Christmas trees in exchange for donations to charity. Ahead of Christmas, DW interviewed an agricultural engineer associated with the project...

Greenpeace: Tillerson Nomination Reflects Desperation of Fossil Fuel Industry

  Today, President-elect Donald Trump officially nominated Exxon Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State, confirming a widespread leak from over the weekend....

Red-Faced India Mistakenly Renews Greenpeace Registration

  NEW DELHI: In what could be a big embarrassment for the government, the Union home ministry has renewed the registration of Greenpeace India under the Foreign...

EU decides against tinkering with flagship nature directives

  The executive on 7 December 2016 confirmed what many NGOs and environmental groups hoped would happen: the Birds and Habitats Directives will not be...

Kolkata receives Best Cities award for tackling climate change

  India’s eastern city of Kolkata has been honoured with the Best Cities of 2016 award at the C40 Mayors Summit held in Mexico city,...

The grim truth of Chinese factories producing the west’s Christmas toys

  Xiao Fang thinks she’s one of the luckier workers making Barbie dolls for the Christmas market at the Mattel toy factory in Chang’an. True, she...

Marina Abramović and Mark Ruffalo Speak Out in New Climate Change Documentary

  Regardless of climate change-denying rhetoric, cold hard facts prove our ecosystem is changing. A short documentary filled with thoughtful commentary and carefully curated visuals,...

Princess Cruises Will Pay Record Fine for Intentional Pollution

  Though there have been plenty of cases where corporations have been caught accidentally or negligently polluting the ocean, it’s rare to have a company...

Vegetarian diets best for health and the environment, say nutritionists

  Updating their 2009 position on plant-based diets, the Academy say an "appropriately planned" vegetarian or vegan diet is suitable for "all stages of the...
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