Swiss researchers looking at the origins of pesticides and other pollutants in rivers and streams say we are too quick to blame agriculture for our water's woes.
Local and state regulators will no longer be barred from requesting more detailed pollution data than that required by the federal EPA in an important court ruling.
Half of UK householders believe energy efficient homes are easier to sell in the current market and 53% say they would be willing to pay extra for them.
Islands in the Outer Hebrides are stepping up efforts to reduce their environmental impact - and become more self sufficient at the same time.
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