Our closest relatives show distinct cultural behaviour in different populations. But those differences are being erased.
Changing the way we farm is necessary – for us and the planet.
The natural world depends on insects to function, but they may be the next casualty of climate change.
The False Bay ocean food chain in Cape Town began to change significantly in 2015 with the appearance of shark-eating killer whales.
The birds follow a few simple rules to create complex patterns.
Zooming in on deforestation and other wild habitat loss can help us work out how best to protect wilderness.
As global warming intensifies violent weather events, the most vulnerable countries affected need help to respond more effectively.
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.