Reporters who cover environment and natural resource issues are commonly threatened and harassed around the world. Some have been killed for coverage that threatens powerful interests.
There are numerous examples of failed aid projects, where sanitation systems have been installed without consulting local people, then abandoned by the community after the project team has departed.
With California suffering another devastating wildfire year, more people are wondering about whether and how global warming is contributing. A climate scientist explains.
Natural selection isn't the only factor deciding human evolution.
Boycotting palm oil would increase production of other crops, such as soy, which actually require more land.
Venice is set to be regularly 70% underwater and proposed tidal floodgates won't deal with the fundamental problems.
Michelle Obama's new memoir tells the tale of the First Lady's remarkable, but sometimes troubled, journey.
Two theories on autism and sex differences are confirmed in half a million people.
Climate change is shrinking Arctic sea ice and opening the region to ship traffic. Whales, seals and other marine mammals could be at risk unless nations adopt rules to protect them.
As their kids get older, should parents should be more – not less – vigilant?
Dylan Thomas's early short stories were shocking, obscene, and a sign of things to come
This year marks 100 years since the fighting stopped in the first world war. The commemoration of the armistice, Remembrance Day, remains potent but is also changing with the times.