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10 11 2020 | 10:16

Climate crisis: Europe experiences hottest October on record.

Temperatures across continent 1.6C above average in October, Copernicus data shows. Europe has just experienced its hottest October on record, new data shows. Temperatures across Europe were 1.6C…

09 11 2020 | 07:45

Dicamba Weed Killer Linked to Cancer Is Reapproved by EPA.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the use of products containing the weedkiller dicamba for use on cotton and soybeans Tuesday. The EPA announcement means that two products that…

05 11 2020 | 08:35

The world's banks must start to value nature and stop paying for its destruction.

As a new report spells out how financial institutions contribute to biodiversity loss, the clamour is growing for a new approach.

24 10 2020 | 11:40

Bill Nye to flat Earthers and science deniers: 'It affects all of us'.

Bill Nye has had it with flat-Earthers and other science deniers.

10 10 2020 | 08:43

40 Percent of World's Plants at Risk of Extinction, New Report Finds.

A grim new assessment of the world's flora and fungi has found that two-fifths of its species are at risk of extinction as humans encroach on the natural world, as The Guardian reported. That puts…

05 10 2020 | 09:53

40% of world’s plant species at risk of extinction.

Race against time to save plants and fungi that underpin life on Earth, global data shows. Two in five of the world’s plant species are at risk of extinction as a result of the destruction of the…

30 09 2020 | 09:34

World Leaders Pledge at the ‘Nature for Life Hub’ ahead of UN Biodiversity Summit

NEW YORK, Sept 28 – More than 20 Heads of State and Government and 6 Ministers committed to a Leaders Pledge for Nature at the Nature for Life Hub, Day 3 —  the Global Ambition Day. With signatories…

23 09 2020 | 11:03

Venus is a warning to all of us on Earth.

*Hospital deaths | Venus | Bigger picture | Bookcases | Young sportswriter  

19 09 2020 | 10:19

An effective climate change solution may lie in rocks beneath our feet.

Why has Earth’s climate remained so stable over geological time? The answer just might rock you. Rocks, particularly the types created by volcanic activity, play a critical role in keeping Earth’s…

19 09 2020 | 09:43

Terrawatch: how much peat is there on Earth?

Swedish researchers measure the scale of peatlands, and the amount of carbon stored in them. How much of the Earth’s landmass is made of peat? We know that peatlands store as much as a quarter of…

10 08 2020 | 07:04

Deadly diseases from wildlife thrive when nature is destroyed, study finds.

Rats and bats that host pandemic pathogens like Covid-19 increase in damaged ecosystems, analysis shows. The human destruction of natural ecosystems increases the numbers of rats, bats and other…

18 06 2020 | 07:03

Half the planet is still free from a significant human influence – and it should remain like that.

Conservationists call to expand the amount of land formally protected. About half of the Earth’s ice-free land remains free of significant influence from humans, according to a new study, which…

08 06 2020 | 07:11

Scientists: We've Found the Cleanest Air on Earth.

Atmospheric researchers have pinpointed the spot on Earth with the cleanest air. It's not in the midst of a remote jungle, nor on a deserted tropical island. Instead, the cleanest air in the world is…

07 06 2020 | 11:32

The view from the bottleneck: Is nature poised for a big comeback?

A new theory, from bottleneck to breakthrough, posits that urbanization, falling fertility and the end of extreme poverty could result in a much greener world than the one we inherited. The…

07 06 2020 | 10:22

Why can't we leave them alone? The troubling truth about selfies with sloths.

How the trappings of fame are causing problems for the placid mammal that has become a star of internet memes and Instagram. Nobody seems to know quite how the sloth became the rock star of the…

07 06 2020 | 10:12

Artists explore new ways of knowing in a time of information overload.

From mapping coronavirus to recording extinctions, Heather Houser describes the intersection of art and data visualization. A deluge of contested data on crises is prompting writers and artists to…

31 05 2020 | 07:58

Another Hole in the Ozone Layer? Climate Change May Be to Blame.

You may have heard about the hole in the ozone layer, which hovers over Antarctica. It has shrunk over time thanks to policies that curbed the use of ozone-depleting chemicals. In the nearly 40 years…

31 05 2020 | 07:06

Ecotourism’s Collapse Puts Conservation Programs in Grave Danger.

Ecotourism’s collapse due to the coronavirus isn’t just bad for the humans who rely on it for revenue, but also the wildlife that it protects. - Rosie Spinks From the vast plains of the Masai Mara…

25 05 2020 | 10:12

Drilling on Public Lands: Native American Voices Frustrated by Virtual Public Hearings Over Zoom.

The Trump administration has attempted to plow forward with its plans to open up public lands to drilling for oil and gas exploration. To do so, it has continued to hold public meetings over Zoom.

25 05 2020 | 09:51

Monarch Butterflies Will Be Protected Under Historic Deal.

The side of the road isn't usually thought of as ideal habitat. But for insects, such as butterflies and their caterpillars, the long expanses of land along roads and utility corridors add up to a…