Coffee bushes in a shade-grown plantation in the Andes, Ecuador.
Because the interactions between trees, soils, crops and livestock can be positive or negative, their relationship must be balanced and understood.
A small boat in the Illulissat Icefjord is dwarfed by the icebergs that have calved from the floating tongue of Greenland’s largest glacier, Jacobshavn Isbrae.
Sea levels could rise by two metres by 2100, sparking a refugee crisis unlike anything the world has ever seen.
It’s not cows’ fault they fart, but the methane they produce is warming the planet.
Removing human-related methane from the atmosphere could reduce global warming by 15%.
The memories retained by soil contain countless records, including a history of human encounters with the land.
Understanding the different facets of soil reveals a complex and fascinating cultural and evolutionary history.
Ecosystem deterioration, along with climate change, is now becoming a controversial political question.
Stucco frieze from Placeres, Campeche, Mexico, Early Classic period, c. 250-600 AD.
Many people think climate change caused Classic Maya civilization to collapse abruptly around 900 A.D. An archaeologist says that view is too simplistic and misses the bigger point.
The perceived authority is important in helping us determine how trustworthy a graphic is.
What makes people more likely to trust a climate change message? If it looks too corporate, it's more likely to fail.
Our experts take a closer look at what’s in store for the country in five key policy areas: health, tax, education, infrastructure and the environment.
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Now that the Coalition has won the federal election, how will it meet its campaign promises on taxes, the environment, education, health and infrastructure?
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Climate change is mentioned in British television about as often as zombies.
In Avengers: Endgame, Clint Barton (aka Hawkeye) experiences insurmountable loss. Perhaps his grief represents our fear of making sacrifices to save the planet.
Although not pitched as one, Avengers: Endgame is an environmental movie. But in reality, we need to face our fears and find solutions, rather than perpetuating the fantasy of regressing into the past.
A tigress in the Indian state of Maharashtra, where Avni also lived and died.
Sightings of big cats in India's backyards are only set to grow as climate change breaks down the boundaries between humans and animals.
New research suggests that even ecologically flexible baboons could be at significant risk of habitat loss and endangerment from anthropogenic climate change.
The antibiotic crisis must be viewed through a different lens.
A Council for the Future should be independent of government.
Australia's frustrating policy deadlock shows a lack of vision, encouraged by nasty short-term politics.
It’s time Australian politicians were guided by national climate change legislation.
Nation-wide climate legislation would not only help reduce our carbon emissions, but also boost economic growth.
Igor Sas in Water. The play deals with the issues of ‘illegal’ immigration and environmental crisis in three narratives.
Daniel J Grant
In the vein of Arthur Miller, a new play sees family drama and political issues clash in an enclosed space.
Climate change could further stress species such as Atlantic cod that already are threatened by overfishing.
Tiny calcified formations inside fishes' ears can be used to trace a fish's life history – and potentially, how climate change has affected its growth and development.
An array of leaves showing the diversity of kelp in underwater Arctic forests.
With global warming, underwater Arctic kelp forests are proliferating, and might be a potential resource.
Landcorp’s WGV residential development in Fremantle is demonstrating the benefits of making the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.
Josh Byrne & Associates
The debate about the transition away from fossil fuels has focused on costs, but right here in Australia we have examples of the benefits of sustainable new energy sources for our cities.
Yorkshire floods, 2014.
Artificial intelligence can help manage floods effectively, but decisions about which communities are protected require a human touch.