The seasonal hole in the protective ozone layer hovering above the South Pole is one of the biggest recorded in recent years but trends show an improvement can be expected in the long term.
Conservation group WWF is calling on EU leaders to heed the lessons learnt from the recent floods across central Europe and work with nature rather than against it.
Roma driven from their homes during the bloodletting in Kosovo have been left to eke out an existence in severely contaminated camps for the past six years.
A new catalyst has been created to destroy nitrophenols, some of the most pervasive and toxic pollutants in wastewater discharges.
An estimated five million barbeques took place in Britain over the August Bank Holiday, generating a huge mountain of waste.
Spain has confirmed its position as the top spot for investment in renewables by announcing measures aimed at almost doubling its production from renewable sources by 2010.
Plastic bags could be phased out in the Indian state of Maharashtra after countless complaints that they exacerbated the floods that laid Mumbai low in July.
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