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  • October 9, 2014, 21:41

Interested in water charge savings? A controversial university campaign to get students urinating in the shower instead of the toilet has estimated th(...)

The 3.4 per cent fall in greenhouse gas emissions in the US in 2012 has been linked  to low natural gas prices, helped by a shale gas boom and a shift from coal, a mild winter and greater efficiency in transport. Photograph:  John Giles/PA Wire

Industrialised nations’ greenhouse gas emissions fell by 1.3 per cent in 2012, led by a US decline to the lowest in almost two decades with a s(...)

Catherine Conroy: ‘I knew that if I ran away, I’d have to take myself with me.’ Photograph: Barry Du Monde

In September I left my job and moved to Norwich to do a master’s in creative writing at the University of East Anglia. I had been working as a solicit(...)

Sulforaphane is released when eating cruciferous vegetables such as Brussels sprouts and cabbage, but particularly broccoli. While earlier studies involving the superfood focused on cancer, there is now a first major study into its effects on joint health

What your post code is and whether you fancy a few florets of broccoli for dinner may trump your genetics when it comes to your chances of getti(...)

Plants, reptiles such as the iguana and particularly amphibians are expected to be at highest risk from runaway global warming. Photograph: Alan Betson

Almost two-thirds of common plants and half of the most common species of animals could suffer a “dramatic decline” this century due to runaway(...)