Whether to attending a conferences or giving in to a meeting, the global research community is keen on air travel. That’s a habit that needs to change.
It will be hard and complicated to replace Venezuela's heavy sour crude.
Populations of freshwater species are in a state of deep decline. But we know why and we can reverse the trend.
Filtering air uses lots of energy and concentrates harmful chemicals in landfills.
Digital technologies are changing the ways that oilfields are being managed and operated, and disrupting the labour market.
Climate change will hit young people hardest, yet they cannot access the democratic processes that adults take for granted.
Indigenous food and medicine gardens, and traditional manikin (wild rice) harvesting offer hope -- for the future health of humanity and the earth that sustains us.
Buildings are responsible for 40 per cent of energy-related carbon dioxide emissions worldwide. Efforts to reduce emissions should no longer be voluntary.
Polar bears 'invading' a Russian village have renewed concern over climate change in the Arctic, but human-wildlife conflicts are flaring up everywhere.
The natural world depends on insects to function, but they may be the next casualty of climate change.
Many roses are grown in energy-intensive greenhouses, shipped long distances or treated with chemicals. Here's what to ask your florist or supermarket.
Donald Trump has threatened to use funds allocated for disaster relief to fund his border wall. It's time to rethink how we frame disasters to stop politicians from using them for political gain.
With frigid temperatures and snow in the forecast, slippery roads can't be far behind. Salt keeps roads safe, but it's harmful to aquatic environments.
Because insects are an affordable and local food source rich in protein, they can be used as a meat replacement.
The Star Trek formula for sustainable urban innovation: collaborate, share, use technology for the greater good and invest in people.
A new report predicts that one-third of the ice in the Himalayas will melt, even if we contain global warming to 1.5C. So what does that mean for the flood-prone valleys below?
Today’s production of more, better food from the same amount land means that tomorrow’s population may not go hungry.
Bankrupt oil and gas companies must clean up old wells, yet taxpayers are still stuck with the bill for abandoned mines.
The coal, oil and natural gas industries are also connected with human rights violations, public health disasters and environmental devastation.
The False Bay ocean food chain in Cape Town began to change significantly in 2015 with the appearance of shark-eating killer whales.