Beverly Hills has passed what experts say is the most restrictive tobacco ban in the nation, barring the sale of virtually all nicotine products and setting the stage for similar laws in other cities.
Between 2011 and 2018, average monthly cigarette consumption fell by nearly a quarter, equating to around 118 million fewer cigarettes being smoked every month.
The state of New Jersey has become the first in the United States to prohibit the use of wild and exotic animals by traveling shows and circuses.
Loneliness is becoming a serious problem all over the world, and Sainsbury's is introducing 'Talking Tables' in its cafés. The tables will have signs saying 'Reserved for customers in the mood for having a chat'.
Make every building Passivhaus, need less, keep it simple, buy less, electrify everything. But ultimately we have to collectively change our thinking and lifestyle.
The organic preservative comprises a naturally-occurring substance known as 'flavonoids'. The flavonoids created by NTU scientists have strong anti-microbial and anti-oxidant properties.
Exposure to "greenspace" reduces the risk of type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease, premature death, preterm birth, stress, and high blood pressure, among other benefits.
The Anthropocene appears to be an epoch of destruction and extinction. But two simple ideas - the Universal Basic Income and Half Planet - could finally transform human society into a sustainable and pleasant place.
The most commonly consumed vitamin and mineral supplements provide no consistent health benefit or harm, suggests a new study led by Canadian researchers.
Each year on April 22, many people stop to think about the health of the world environment, as as if it were a New Year's Day for nature, many make resolutions to treat the world around them more responsibly.