Experts call for ban on artificial grass in home gardens

Sheffield scientists are calling for a ban on artificial grass and incentives for homeowners to garden sustainably to tackle climate change and promote healthier urban landscapes

Wipeout! England to ban almost all wet wipes

Next year, a ban is set to be implemented, but critics argue that this is not the first time the government has promised to tackle the issue of wet wipes

‘Oiled’ birds spotted after pipeline leak in Poole Harbour

Environmental charities have warned that the oil spill in Dorset could have a long-term impact on the area’s nature reserves

US approves Alaskan oil and gas project

The $8bn Willow Project is expected to produce up to 278 million metric tonnes of carbon emissions

Government announces five-year nature protection plan

Protecting habitats, water supply and improving air quality are all parts of the plan

Where has net zero already been reached?

There are eight countries on Earth that have supposedly already hit the environmental milestone

COP15: Deal struck to protect 30% of the Earth by 2030

The ’30×30′ agreement will see ocean and land conserved across the globe

COP15: Countries pledge funds to protect biodiversity

However, mobilising funds for developing nations has been a sticking point for some countries

African oil and gas project called ‘a sin’ by indigenous people

The project is looking to take fossil fuels from the Okavango Delta in Botswana and Namibia

Scotland awards £2.9m to tackle nature and climate crises

Projects that restore Scotland’s rainforest and protect some of the country’s most threatened wildlife will share the funding