Vast quantities of methane hydrates — frozen deposits of natural gas found on the sea floor — exist worldwide.
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Researchers are considering ways to use synthetic biology for such conservation goals as eradicating invasive species or strengthening endangered coral.
The challenges on the road to a circular economy are evident within the carpet industry.The U.S. sector produces about 12 billion square feet of carpet and rugs per year.
US scientists have calculated the total amount of plastic ever made and put the number at 8.3 billion tonnes.
Rapid urbanization, a growing appetite for middle class consumer goods and the not-so-enviable distinction of being the world's biggest carbon polluter.
The world faces a looming challenge of handling our waste, an increasing percentage of which is made of plastic, which simply does not go away.
The shores of Scotland’s Orkney Islands are dotted with ruins that date to the Stone Age.
French President Emmanuel Macron said he "respected" Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord but that France would remain committed.
The European Union is a major player in reducing world emissions.