Melding fast fashion with sustainability
Inditex, the parent company of fashion brand Zara, announced plans to transition to a more sustainable model after making its name as a frontrunner in the fast fashion industry.
Meet Candida auris, the drug-resistant fungus made dangerous by climate change
Researchers warn that the fungus Candida auris may begin to pose a serious global public health threat as climate change makes it adjust to warmer temperatures.
Federal Report Indicates End of Decades-Long Air Quality Improvement
Ocean snail added to endangered species list amid deep-sea mining
The scaly-foot snail has been added to the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of endangered species because of threats from deep-sea mining.
Climate change shrinking body sizes of animals
Evidence collected by researchers at the University of Cape Town over a 23-year period show that animals’ body sizes are shrinking in response to climate change.
Arctic wildfires threaten sea ice
Amid an unusually warm and dry stretch in the Arctic this summer, wildfires have raged across Alaska, Greenland and Siberia, posing a threat to sea ice.
Joshua trees face extinction
New research from the University of California Riverside shows that Joshua trees are threatened with extinction without dramatic action to reduce climate change.
Food insecurity worsened by climate extremes
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization reported that climate change, conflict and economic instability are increasing food insecurity around the world.