Tiny frogs that have spread across New Guinea's isolated mountains could face an uncertain future if a warming climate pushes them higher up the peaks.
Gold is both a blessing and a curse for rural Niger.
Rhino horn trade continues to be a highly lucrative business across the world.
It's a decade since US beekeepers first noticed that their bees were mysteriously dying. Now we know much more about Colony Collapse Disorder, raising hopes that we can turn bees' fortunes around.
Africa's energy potential remains under-exploited, the energy entrepreneur is well-positioned to take advantage of the opportunities presented by the energy sector.
Cats have a bad reputation as wildlife killers (deservedly so). But dogs aren't off the hook: new research shows domestic dogs have contributed to the extinction of at least 11 species.
Scientists are marching in 500 cities across the globe to protest US president Donald Trump's anti-science policies and make their voices heard.
Climate change, deforestation, overfishing and hydrocarbon exploitation threatens one of Africa's oldest lake's, Lake Tanganyika.
Scientists investigating an underwater mountain have found lots of tellurium, a mineral used in some solar panels.
Global warming and carbon emissions, left unchecked, could cause rising sea levels and displace almost 200 million people. But we can still prevent the worst case scenario if we act now.
No place is off-limits to tourism, so the industry grows without restriction – but there are ways to curb the environmental damage it does.
A burst of wet weather could have helped to kill off mammoths and other large herbivores, by transforming much of the world's grasslands into bogs and forests and depriving megafauna of food.
The Great Barrier Reef is in crisis, as a second wave of coral bleaching hits. But the system of bodies and laws that protect it are getting more complicated – and less productive.
By reintroducing new gene variants back into the wild, there's hope it will reverse the negative impacts of pink pigeon inbreeding.
India is trying to clean up its water. But in arid, industrial Gujarat state, it will take a long time – and many more protections – for rivers and lakes to recover from decades of heavy pollution.
The clock is ticking.
Changes in governance in the Arctic region could supply an example of how the two global powers can cultivate a peaceful co-existence.
New, fascinating observations about the behaviour of wild chimpanzees showed that they can apply a complex technique to access honey.
Meet Bhokal, who has already lost so much due to environmental disasters, and who needs the Paris agreement to be a success.
Why, after decades of international agreements, are we still damaging the environment? New research, looking at dozens of unsuccessful policies, has uncovered the basic elements of failure.