A drying climate caused a mass extinction among plants, but paved the way for the ancestors of modern reptiles, mammals, and birds.
Storm season in the Australian tropical savanna.
Australia's Great Northern Savannas are the largest and most intact ecosystem of their kind on Earth. But they still face pressure from grazing, mining and agricultural expansion.
A tree house used to observe the Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador which has made a point of developing ecotourism to boost economic growth.
The world must embrace an economy where people and the planet are what matters the most.
Secretary birds are identified by South Africa’s early warning system as being fast headed towards extinction.
Early warning systems are available for things like tsunamis and diseases. Why not for animals as well?
The Cape sugarbird is vulnerable to ailments, including obesity, that are linked to climate change and urbanisation.
Species facing the blitz of accelerating, human-driven change don’t always cope well. Birds are among the most visible windows into this world of vulnerability.
With sea levels rising, a managed retreat from the coastline is necessary.
In areas vulnerable to sea level rise and storm surges, developments are at increasing risk of inundation and permanent damage over coming years.