Wild boars are being scapegoated for an epidemic of African swine flu that threatens the pork industry.
Hazardous professions including agriculture and heavy engineering are already having to find ways to adapt.
We asked an economist what to make of Luxembourg's plan for free trains and buses.
Sloths love Cecropia trees. But a new study shows they may sometimes desert their favourite for other species.
There are over 100 species of wild coffee, but only a few supply the world's morning caffeine kick. Sadly, climate change and disease could be about to change that.
Kumbh Mela is the world's largest congregation of people – so large, it's visible from space. However, river pollution is a major issue here and new solutions are needed.
Our research suggests it's not too late to avoid drastic climate change – if we act now.
Though best remembered for her role in the doomed German Revolution, Rosa Luxemburg's theories on how capitalism exploits people and nature need hearing today.
The reason we have seasons is because, during its journey around the Sun, the Earth is tilted.
Until we cut consumption, we will only shift problems from one natural resource to another.
But electric vehicles will pose a significant challenge over the next decade.
Some of our favourite music formats might not be as environmentally friendly as we think.
From eating less meat to foregoing flying, individual obligations make up our understanding of how to fight climate change, letting polluters off the hook and stifling real change.
Plankton in the world's oldest and deepest lake are being disrupted by exceptionally warm waters.
In a world where products are just a few clicks away, foragers continue to seek out their food.
Recycling on a large scale is a Bronze Age invention.
Climate change threatens to cause mass extinctions – but how, exactly? New research suggests male fertility may be the weakest link.
Brazil's new president wants to sacrifice the environment, but he faces some constraints.
Scientists have discovered new evidence of a drought that finished off the Akkadian Empire 4,000 years ago.
A floating park made from discarded plastic in Rotterdam could spark new thinking on how we manage waste.
We asked climate researchers to peer through the smog and highlight some positive stories from 2018.
Whether plastic or natural, Christmas trees are generally bad for the environment. However, a new chemical process could recycle dead trees into all kinds of useful products.
Farmers are closest to the land and their livestock, and have everything to lose by not taking care of it.
In the UK the equivalent of four million Christmas dinners are wasted every year.
Dystopian fiction is popular, but presenting positive visions of the future in popular culture could help people embrace solutions.