"Mining" for the cryptocurrency is power-hungry, involving heavy computer calculations to verify transactions. If Bitcoin was a country, it would be in the top 30 energy users woldwide.
The mass of human-made products at the start of the 20th ct was about 3% of the Earth’s biomass. However, due to increased urbanization and consumption, human-produced weight now outweighs the overall global biomass.
It has been almost twenty years since leading chocolate manufacturers signed an agreement to eradicate child labor in 2001. However they failed.
One in five people across the world dies of causes linked to poor diet, a new study shows. Overconsumption of meat, salt and sugar are the main culprits, the experts behind the study say.
Made up of 43 public health experts from 14 countries, the Lancet Commission, UK, states that the problems of obesity, malnutrition and climate change are linked by factors such as overconsumption, unchecked marketing and government failures.
Residents of the main avocado-producing area say they're forced to drink contaminated water delivered by truck because rivers and aquifers are being drained by avocado agribusiness.
Local residents, infrastructure, and oil and gas pipelines could be at risk from the ground heaving and sinking in West Texas, US, after years of fossil fuel production, according to a new study.
Industrial fishing takes place across more than 55 percent of the world’s oceans, according to a new study.
It is wholly a confusion to suppose that more efficient lighting leads to diminished consumption. The evidence from space says otherwise.
As of August 2, 2017, humans have officially used more natural resources than the Earth can replenish in one year.
A new report reveals that toxins poured into waterways by major meat suppliers are resulting in the largest-ever “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico.