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.
Massive new coal plants planned for Pakistan will further harm the environment in a country already suffering the effects of climate change. Solar energy is a clear alternative.
There is no longer any good reason to waste any type of water. We have the technology to turn waste water into a vital resource.
The world's biggest desert used to be green, lush and full of hippos. A new theory suggests humans could have tipped the environment over the edge.
Worldwide, farmers are already using untreated waste water to irrigate their crops. Here's how to mitigate the danger.
In North-east India, children of the Khasi Hills (Meghalaya) learn slash and burn cultivation, an intergenerational yet controversial indigenous practice.
The invention of the flush toilet was probably one of the most unsustainable innovations in human history.
The country is now compelled to send its army into an area where a major resource extraction project has failed to deliver on its promises to landowners.
Is organic produce better for you? Can organic farming feed the world? Those might be the wrong questions.