Faced with a massive food production shortfall, Africa can look towards India's Green Revolution to jump start its agricultural output.
The nuclear deal South Africa signed with Russia is set to be massively expensive and comes with a fair amount of risks.
Tonight on the ABC's Catalyst, scientist Tim Flannery asks if seaweed can save the world. It's a bold claim for algae, but seaweed could play a key role in keeping climate change in check.
Greening cities have a huge impact. The trees go beyond just lowering temperatures. They help decrease the demand for indoor cooling like air-conditioners saving money.
The Supreme Court of Canada's recent decisions on Clyde River and Chippewas contain key lessons to ensure that Indigenous rights are recognized and respected in the future.
The Inuit town of Clyde River has won a long battle to stop Arctic seismic testing. The Supreme Court ruled the Inuit weren't adequately consulted. What does that mean for future consultations?
Eleven years after its release, An Inconvenient Truth, the iconic climate documentary, has spawned a sequel. But did the original do more harm than good by polarizing Americans on climate change?
Why is it so hard to reach consensus about how to slow climate change? Multiple time lags get in the way: some make it hard to convey the risk, while others prolong the search for solutions.
Humpback whales are deterred from their migration routes by the noise of air guns used to survey the ocean floor for oil and gas deposits, a new study has found.
The climate change-mitigating dream turns out to be a green damp squib.
The Trump administration's decision to dismiss or accept a government-prepared climate report will have life-or-death consequences, says a climate scientist involved in the previous report.
The traditional media industry comes with a large environmental cost, but emissions from digital productions are often ignored.
Why assembling two teams to debate climate change is all about political spectacle and sowing doubt – and has nothing to do with actual climate science.
Bees and home security cameras use the same complex techniques to monitor their environments.
When the price collapsed, the world's most disastrously oil-dependent state was the biggest casualty.
Climate scientist Mark Maslin interviewed the former US vice-president about his new film, An Inconvenient Sequel.
Rare colour variants of hunted African species have been known for a long time. Trophy hunters seeking novelty might pay more to hunt these unusually coloured animals.
An astronomer explains how and why – and when – eclipses happen, what we can learn from them, and what they would look like if you were standing on the moon.
Soot thrown into the atmosphere would block out the sun, causing crops to fail and people to go hungry.
Science provides a useful way to explore and understand the natural world. But it also has a richness, diversity and creativity that is often overlooked.