The Red List ranks species based on how threatened they are. But it can be inaccurate.
What was particularly interesting about the responses of the tadpoles was that they were similar even through they had very different evolutionary histories with the three species we chose.
Coastal communities are helping scientists understand the impacts of marine heatwaves — and find solutions.
The Western Ghats are a global biodiversity hotspot, but urgently need better legal protection.
Sites like Agbogbloshie provides a valuable service. They offer opportunities for job creation, profit and cleaning up environments littered with waste.
Oil spills from a project that's designed to harness the economic potential of South Africa's oceans are threatening the world's largest remaining African Penguin colony.
Our research shows how a large scale renewable energy project can be plagued by many of the same troubling impacts on local communities as oil and extractive industries.
Residents have come up with solutions to make usable products out of organic waste materials.
CITES' decision seeks to increase levels of monitoring so that we can be more and better informed about the illegal trade of Mukula and over-harvesting.
As the ultimate custodians, it is urgent that African countries with elephants take
ownership of the processes at CITES.
In large ecosystems, managing elephant populations so they don't exceed a certain threshold number is arbitrary.
Yes, there are more fires in Africa than Brazil. But unlike the Amazon, Africa's savannah has evolved to grow back quickly.
Acidic oceans are disrupting a major part of the carbon cycle, slowing how seas absorb carbon from the atmosphere. This could massively speed up the effects of climate change.v
Parts of Ethiopia will likely be hotter, drier, and more water stressed - with consequences for human and economic development.
Human-driven land clearing and climate change are sending plants extinct at a rapid rate, risking a devastating biodiversity crash.
Ghana's quest to fill a significant infrastructure deficit has led to a barter deal with China that threatens one of West Africa's most important environmental spaces.