Scientists convert recycled plastic into vanilla flavouring

Vanillin is a valuable bulk chemical with a huge global demand.

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Machine learning can help protect endangered right whales

It could lead to added protection for one of the world’s most endangered whale species.

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Samoa to get its first female prime minister

Fiame Naomi Mata’afa is set to become the new prime minister of the Pacific island nation.

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Conservationists reintroduce rheas in Chile

The at-risk flightless bird, has been reintroduced in a national park in its native Patagonia region.

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US vows to slash carbon emissions by half by 2030

Joe Biden unveils ambitious new goalto cut emissions by between 50% and 52%.

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Seychelles islanders rally to save world’s biggest seed

The coco de mer, a cultural and botanical icon of the Seychelles, only grows wild on two islands.

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US trachea transplant gives hope to COVID patients with windpipe damage

This is the first windpipe transplant in the US.

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