Western states adopted a 7-year plan in May 2019 to manage low water levels in the Colorado River. Now they need to look farther ahead and accept that there will be less water far into the future.
A federal program to help the Murray-Darling environment accidentally lowered water levels – but not as much as previous reports had feared.
As climate change threatens to bring more sudden rainstorms, we need to rethink the way we manage water.
The UK has seen drought conditions since 2018, but the flooding of June 2019 shouldn't come as a surprise.
The Murray-Darling Basin might not survive future climate change shocks without changes to the plan.
Australia's water supplies are at risk as climate extremes provoke erosion events that threaten lakes and dams.
Combining and fermenting readily available indigenous African crops can help counter malnutrition on the continent.
Many people think climate change caused Classic Maya civilization to collapse abruptly around 900 A.D. An archaeologist says that view is too simplistic and misses the bigger point.
Water crystals help drought-proof plants. But these tiny polymers are leaving gardeners concerned.
Record-breaking summer heat might mean trees delay and mute their autumn hues.
For the Barkandji people, the crisis on the Barwon-Darling represents the biggest threat to their continued survival on country since the sheep invaded.
Cyclone Idai hit poor countries the hardest and shows why disaster resilience is a necessity.
Australia's environment took a beating in 2018, as temperatures rose, rainfall declined, the health of rivers and ecosystems worsened, and floods, droughts and bushfires all took their toll.
Cities need to pay attention to how extreme weather events effect their resources.
Extreme events, from floods to droughts to polluted drinking water threatens Canadians' safety.
Climate extremes are killing Australian trees, but we don't know where they're dying. Scientists are asking the public to use their phones to help.
The availability of data and evidence in the agricultural sector is critical for decision making
High poverty levels mean people lack access to land and work and they are often driven to settle in zones that are exposed to natural hazards.
The Indian summer monsoon rainfall affects the lives of over a billion people. By looking at how prehistoric climate changes affected it, scientists can contribute to its future prediction.
Q fever is a flu-like infection that spreads to people from animals. The bacteria that causes it can withstand harsh environmental conditions – in particular, drought.