Phosphate shortage: The dwindling resource required to grow food

By 2030, the world's population is projected to be about 8.5 billion people. Global food security is a major concern for governments—zero hunger is the second most important of the United Nations Sustainable Development ...

Research on children's health risks in doubt over EPA funds

Long-running research projects credited with pivotal discoveries about the harm that pesticides, air pollution and other hazards pose to children are in jeopardy or shutting down because the Environmental Protection Agency ...

Women are more successful at crowdfunding than men, says study

Women have higher success rates at crowdfunding scientific projects than men, according to new research from ESMT Berlin. The study suggests that the crowd may apply different decision-making criteria than traditional funding ...

Petrol taxes drop globally despite climate change: study

The average tax on petrol in 157 nations fell 13 percent from 2003 to 2015, even as the world acknowledged the need to slash greenhouse gases from fossil fuels, researchers reported Monday.

Over 100 tigers killed and trafficked each year: report

With fewer than 4,000 left in the wild, tigers are on a precipice—yet more than 100 of the big cats are still killed and illegally trafficked each year, according to fresh analysis published Wednesday.

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