The UN says current sand extraction is leading to a global crisis, so what can be done to protect this vital resource?
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This week: the world is running out of sand. The most-exploited resource after water should be recognised as a strategic material and regulated like a mineral commodity
Is the roadmap to net zero emissions afflicted by the politics of predatory delay?
Prior to COVID-19, there were concerns about achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, a worry that has been clearly exacerbated by the pandemic.
A new international report makes for bleak reading on the state of the world's soils. It predicts that land degradation will displace up to 700 million people worldwide by mid-century.