Plankton has a chemical fingerprint that reveals where it came from. Scientists have now used this to track sharks at the opposite end of the food web.
Microbeads from cosmetics are just a drop in the ocean. Other microplastics are more pervasive and just as dangerous.
Wildlife conservation is often part of the peacebuilding process, but there is a risk it can make conflicts even worse.
Pollinating bees are among the 'natural assets' that have a greater – though less visible – impact than plastic waste on the environment.
If China becomes the global leader in renewables it will have huge influence across the world.
A survey of recent global trends in temperature and rainfall – and a lesson for Mr Trump on the difference between weather and climate.
Unsurprisingly, the Japanese feel ambivalent about nuclear power, but part of their energy needs could be answered by the country's tidal potential.
China is no longer importing the world's recyclable plastic – so what should we do instead?
Worldwide, hedgehogs are disappearing at the same rate as tigers.
It looks as if climate change is forcing 24,000 people to leave the Mekong Delta every year.
An expert reviews the research for and against the use of electric pulse trawlers.
As coal continues to collapse, large new wind farms are coming online. Electricity generated in Britain is the cleanest it's ever been.
We asked three volcanologists what to look out for in the year ahead.
Once unleashed, glitter gets everywhere – not just in your house, but into the environment. Time to call a halt to the glitter explosion.
The UN defines water and sanitation as human rights. Why not decent drainage too?
The extra energy used to mine and transfer Bitcoins may simply be a price the currency has to pay for being secure and anonymous.
How to make your holiday better for the environment through sustainable tourism.
The Conservatives seem desperate to convince us of their new green credentials.
We need to address the mindset that enables this mass slaughter of animals in the first place.
The ocean is getting warmer and more acidic but changing our diet could help us cope.
Museums are not apolitical, and they are not entirely scientific. As such, they don’t really represent reality.
We should look instead at the successful fight to save the ozone layer.
The experiences of a migrant district in Scotland's biggest city could be the shape of things to come.
This massive savannah needs restoration but we can't rely on food companies to do the hard work.
Make that winter dram an intellectual one.