The danger of fires in the Cape region this season is partly dependent on how the Fynbos has been managed over the past few decades.
There are huge holes in the governance of Nairobi river and city's waste which means the river's condition has deteriorated.
The Southern Ocean, as artists have uncovered, is also a treasure trove of cultural narratives.
Despite its importance, Cameroon's maritime fisheries sector is plagued with largely hidden, or ignored, fisheries crimes.
The foundations of orderliness for any city are planning and management. Lagos had this in place in the early days.
City officials have not considered how approaches like mixed-use developments closer to the city centre might alleviate the housing shortage as well as protect Akure's green spaces.
Ghana's experience is a cautionary tale for countries that find themselves in a situation of having too much electricity at any given point.
Monitoring the timing of recurring biological events is key to understanding the effects of climate change.
More and more evidence has accumulated which shows that changes in global and regional climate over the last 50 years are almost entirely due to human influence.
The Red List ranks species based on how threatened they are. But it can be inaccurate.
What was particularly interesting about the responses of the tadpoles was that they were similar even through they had very different evolutionary histories with the three species we chose.
Coastal communities are helping scientists understand the impacts of marine heatwaves — and find solutions.
The Western Ghats are a global biodiversity hotspot, but urgently need better legal protection.
Sites like Agbogbloshie provides a valuable service. They offer opportunities for job creation, profit and cleaning up environments littered with waste.
Oil spills from a project that's designed to harness the economic potential of South Africa's oceans are threatening the world's largest remaining African Penguin colony.
Our research shows how a large scale renewable energy project can be plagued by many of the same troubling impacts on local communities as oil and extractive industries.
Residents have come up with solutions to make usable products out of organic waste materials.
CITES' decision seeks to increase levels of monitoring so that we can be more and better informed about the illegal trade of Mukula and over-harvesting.
As the ultimate custodians, it is urgent that African countries with elephants take
ownership of the processes at CITES.
In large ecosystems, managing elephant populations so they don't exceed a certain threshold number is arbitrary.