Water covers the majority of the Earth's surface and is essential to the survival of all life on this planet. However, the next crisis that humanity might face is drought, unless we can increase water security, says EMILY FOLK
Governments have a far-reaching influence over both their countries and the world as a whole. They can have a hand in supporting the needs of their citizens, and one of those needs in this time is climate change, argues EMILY FOLK
Millennials are criticised for being selfish and entitled, but many are leading the way with the current eco-friendly trends. From owning tiny houses to eco-friendly tourism, millennials are proving to be an environmentally-conscious generation, writes EMILY FOLK
Businesses need to comply with an increasing number of environmental compliance rules with a move toward sustainability across the world. These companies may want to consider hiring environmental consulting firms in order to follow these rules, as well as determine and implement their own environmental initiatives, writes EMILY FOLK.
Australia recently opened one of its largest marine reserves in the hopes that increased fishing will stimulate the economy. However, human contact with this previously untouched reserve could greatly affect the health of the ecosystem and species in it, argues EMILY FOLK
Humans have been growing exponentially in population, taking up space that would otherwise have been inhabited by wildlife. The amount of land untouched by humans has decreased. EO Wilson proposed a concept where half of the earth is set aside as a nature reserve. This could be the answer to many problems, argues EMILY FOLK
Renewable energy at home - such as solar panels on the roof - can help save energy costs but also reduce a little our impact on the environment in terms of climate change. With such a win-win solution, why are we not all making the switch, asks EMILY FOLK
David Attenborough's Blue Planet II captured the awe and wonder of the natural world, and in doing so transfixed a nation. But it also brought new awareness of the appalling impacts of single-use plastics on marine life. Now the BBC has promised to ban such plastics before 2020. EMILY FOLK welcomes the move