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Secondhand clothing sales are booming – and may help solve the...

Hyejune Park, Oklahoma State University and Cosette Marie Joyner Armstrong, Oklahoma State University A massive force is reshaping the fashion industry: secondhand clothing. According to...

Vegan leather made from mushrooms could mould the future of sustainable...

Mitchell P. Jones, Vienna University of Technology Seven millennia since its invention, leather remains one of the most durable and versatile natural materials. However, some...

The sun is setting on unsustainable long-haul, short-stay tourism — regional...

James Higham, University of Otago Unprecedented border closures and the domestic lockdown have paralysed New Zealand’s $40.9 billion a year tourism industry. In the process,...

It’s time to rethink the disrupted US food system from the...

David R. Montgomery, University of Washington; Jennifer J. Otten, University of Washington, and Sarah M. Collier, University of Washington The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic...

Buildings grown by bacteria — new research is finding ways to...

Wil Srubar, University of Colorado Boulder Buildings are not unlike a human body. They have bones and skin; they breathe. Electrified, they consume energy, regulate...

What is ‘green’ dry cleaning? A toxics expert explains

Joy Onasch, University of Massachusetts Lowell The winter holidays are a busy time for many businesses, including retail stores, grocers, liquor stores – and dry...

Don’t stress about what kind of Christmas tree to buy, but...

Bert Cregg, Michigan State University Environmentally conscious consumers often ask me whether a real Christmas tree or an artificial one is the more sustainable choice....

Why companies should help pay for the biodiversity that’s good for...

Why companies should help pay for the biodiversity that’s good for their bottom lin Joanne Burgess, Colorado State University and Edward Barbier, Colorado State University In...

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Ebola outbreak: where we are now and what happens next

By Colin Brown, King's College London Ebola virus disease was first discovered in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 1976, and by 2013 had...