There are over 100 species of wild coffee, but only a few supply the world's morning caffeine kick. Sadly, climate change and disease could be about to change that.
Plankton in the world's oldest and deepest lake are being disrupted by exceptionally warm waters.
Scientists have discovered new evidence of a drought that finished off the Akkadian Empire 4,000 years ago.
There are other things which cause air pollution – cars, for example – which will have a much bigger impact.
When the Aral Sea dried up, it was called the "world's worst environmental disaster". We're witnessing its equivalent in Africa.
The life-or-death drama of the lion pride will captivate viewers, but the show may not go on without funding to conserve these species.
The $4 billion that foundations are pledging to spend within five years amounts to less than 1 percent of what businesses and governments spend on global warming every year.
Harmful pesticides have been found in the widely consumed sharptooth catfish found in a river that runs through Johannesburg.
Australia's largest honey producer has been accused of selling fake honey. But what is fake honey – and why has it only been found now?
Time to rethink orangutan conservation, now we know that our red relatives are actually very adaptable.
A synthesis centre in Africa would massively improve the ability of researchers to understand complex scientific problems.
The unpredictability of hurricanes makes it hard to say for sure whether climate change is making them worse. But we do know that sea-level rise and increased evaporation will worsen the impacts.
The symptoms of 'schizophrenia' are very real, but experts are looking for a better way to define them.
An expert report shows that the G20 countries are using their energy more efficiently. But there is still a long way to go.