Why do we demolish buildings instead of deconstructing them for re-use?

Re-thinking demolition and turning to deconstruction could cut down costs and waste. Image: Unsplash Dismantling buildings piece by piece to preserve the reusable parts within keeps materials out of... Read more »

Processes hindering affordable housing should be reviewed – Zuraida

16 August, CYBERJAYA – Regulatory processes that increase the cost of supplying affordable homes should be reviewed and streamlined, said Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin. She said... Read more »

Sex education should not be taboo, says Minister

Sex education should not be viewed as ‘taboo’, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa. While children must be taught about sex while at... Read more »

Engaging youths as agropreneur

The participants from the Agropreneur Incubation Programme 2018 received their certificates and MyAgrosis card at the graduation ceremony held at Agriculture Faculty in UPM Serdang campus recently. PIC BY... Read more »

Carlsberg CEO says food packaging reuse is one of most effective steps to more sustainable future

Exclusive: Cees’t Hart says mantra he lives by is ‘reduce, reuse, recycle and rethink’ In June Carlsberg launched a campaign to crack down on its carbon footprint and water waste... Read more »

A foodie weekend in Abergavenny, gateway to the Brecons

But changes also need to be made on a larger scale. Some bodies recognise this. Faced with the growing social and environmental costs of industrial farming, the European Union adopted a... Read more »

The idea that a vineyard’s soil lends a wine its flavour is becoming increasingly popular – but is there any scientific basis?

“Soil, not grapes, is the latest must-know when choosing a wine,” Bloomberg has proclaimed. Meanwhile, wine writer Alice Feiring has published a book which helps drinkers choose their tipple... Read more »

Alien apocalypse: Can any civilization make it through climate change?

In the face of climate change, deforestation and biodiversity loss, creating a sustainable version of civilization is one of humanity’s most urgent tasks. But when confronting this immense challenge,... Read more »

Dolphins deliberately killed for use as bait in global fisheries

Important new research released ahead of World Oceans Day exposes the widespread practice of killing aquatic mammals such as dolphins, sea lions, seals and otters for use as bait... Read more »

Patenting marine genetic resources: Who owns ocean biodiversity?

Marine organisms have evolved to thrive in various ocean environments, resulting in unique adaptations that make them the object of commercial interest. Researchers from the Stockholm Resilience Centre and... Read more »