Plastic-stemmed cotton buds now banned in Scotland

The move follows concerns about people continuing to flush them down toilets, which contribute to the global marine plastic pollution issue

Seaweed plaguing Mexico’s beaches ‘could provide energy opportunity’

University of Exeter scientists say Sargassum seaweed can be turned into biofuel and high-quality, low-cost fertiliser through a process called hydrothermal liquefaction

Beer, tea and mental health – they’re all affected by climate change!

This year’s Green GB Week – designed to raise understanding of how businesses and the public can contribute to tackling climate change – is running from 4th to 8th November

Brighton beaches cope with “massive” 23 tonnes of litter

Brighton’s beaches were left covered in an “unpleasant” amount of litter after a scorching weekend. Brighton and Hove council says its cleaning teams collected over 23 tonnes of rubbish, working sixteen hours to get the beach front and city centre back to their normal state (pictured). Local councillors are pleading with the public to take […]