England's protected areas are under threat from development because Government bodies are ignoring its own sustainable development rules, an environmental lobby group has said.
Climate campaigners are trying to shut down Britain's biggest power station this week in an attempt to highlight the need for replacing coal and other 'dirty' energy sources by clean renewables.
Wave energy in Scotland received a boost this week with the Scottish Executive's announcement that it will support a major project that will see Scottish-made Polemis devices installed in Orkney.
England has enough brownfield land left to build 1 million new homes - 400,000 of them in the accommodation-starved South East - according to estimates released by the Government on Tuesday.
A Thames-style flood barrier could be built to protect New Orleans from future storm surges, US engineers working on the city's flood defences have revealed as the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina brought the city back into the limelight.
In the latest political spat over how to deal with end-of-life ships, Ankara has told the Netherlands it must 'detoxify' a hulk before it can be scrapped on Turkish soil.
Governments from around the world have agreed to plough an extra US$3.13 billion into a body which funds environmental protection projects.
A council whose failure to secure an old landfill resulted in vandals getting onto the site and starting fires has been fined for its lapse.
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Manchester academics have been researching rubbish, and looking at the effects of litter on the reputation of the discarded product.
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