Malaysia’s environment minister says the country is sending back contaminated, non-recyclable plastic imports.
"If we do not start talking about the threats facing nature the inspiration behind so much of our music, poetry and literature may go silent," the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds said.
"The transition that's going on in the electric sector in the United States has been phenomenal," said Research Analyst Dennis Wamstead.
The company reported revenue of US$87.9 million and a net loss of US$29.9 million in 2018, but has big plans for the booming plant-based meat market.
The work was undertaken by two researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and sheds new light on the environmental impact of plastic.
The aircraft took flight for two and a half hours, hitting speeds of up to 300 kilometres (189 miles per hour) before touching down safely at the Mojave Air and Space Port.
The tropical skin disease of river blindness is endemic across Africa and some pockets of South America, with around 120 million people at risk of contracting it.
The image of a fiery ring, framing a black hole from the distant M87 galaxy, has already been hailed as an iconic moment of scientific discovery.
Two of the most experienced authors in environmentalism have sat down with The New Yorker to discuss a new report from the United Nations' Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. The report's revelations on the scale of extinction have been greeted with alarm.