A group of leading international law experts have proposed a new crime called ‘Ecocide,” which could hold people accountable for crimes against nature. If it’s passed, it will become the International Criminal Court’s fifth jurisdictional responsibility, alongside genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and crimes of aggression. MORE QUICK NEWS
What’s good for the planet is good for us all! According to New Scientist, the ozone layer may recover more quickly than initially thought. This is all thanks to the emission reduction in China of a banned ozone depleting gas. Trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11) – a tongue twister, isn’t it?
UN award winner innovates recycling process that creates bricks with amazing strength
The wind energy hub is an artificial island in the North Sea
Africa is planting millions of trees in a project called the Great Green Wall. In 2007, African Union proposed a 4,350 mile cross-continental barrier. By 2020, the Sahelian nations had only completed 4% of the project.
The current ‘cheaper food’ paradigm is wreaking havoc on our ecosystems, report says
This means a rise in sea levels and a risk of flooding of low-lying locations
Colville Tribe members, biologists celebrate the first salmon spawning in Upper Columbia River in decades
“I was overcome with complete joy.”
Harvard University scientists aim to spray non-toxic calcium carbonate (CaCO3) dust into the atmosphere. However, some opponents believe such experiments could come with unpredictable risks, including extreme shifts in weather patterns.
[WATCH] Slovak Designer Petrakova wins top prize for ocean cleaning facility prototype called 8th Continent
A self-sufficient ocean cleaning prototype features a research facility, education centre, greenhouse, and housing for researchers. Named the 8th Continent, the floating superstructure could be the answer to the plastic pollution in the ocean.