Governments must take note of specific geographic contexts and local attributes that drive water insecurity.
Currently, outbreaks are managed using chemical pesticides or an insect fungus. Neither is a good option.
The African clawed frog is a notorious invader but it also takes some parasites with it to new regions.
Climate pledges must be more ambitious and focus on early and aggressive action to deal with global emissions.
How two massive opposing forces - the shift towards a sustainable world and the force that thrives on inequality - are unfolding at a global level.
Population growth and attendant human activities are destroying a freshwater ecosystem.
The study showed that African grey parrots can recognise when another is in need, and will help them as a result.
Kenya can save its roan population if it re-stocks from other countries, eliminates poaching and improves their habitat.
Insects are essential to the functioning of land and freshwater ecosystems but species populations are being lost at a rapid rate globally.
Waste, once freely available to the poor, is being appropriated for business purposes.
The hope is that the biodiversity targets translate directly into what individual countries, cities, companies and even families can adopt as tangible actions.
Changing weather modifies insect traits and can have an impact on their food, natural enemies and predators.
Scientists are building up a picture of how much carbon can be taken out of the atmosphere and stored in coastal ecosystems.
Wildlife crime is difficult to track but of deep concern since about 60% of primate species are now threatened with extinction.
Unregulated and hazardous lead acid battery manufacturing and recycling plants are often adjacent to residential areas, agricultural and grazing lands.
The unusual weather can be attributed to the Indian Ocean Dipole. This is the difference in sea surface temperatures between the eastern and western tropical Indian Ocean.
Previously undocumented, this tiny extra digit – called a "pseudothumb" – is a structure on each wrist made of bone and cartilage.
A tree-killing beetle that invaded South Africa two years ago and wreaked havoc in the country's towns and cities still hasn't been declared an emergency plant pest.
The best way of dealing with desert locust, as other locust species, is to adopt a preventive management strategy.
Centrally switching water heaters on and off at specific times can distribute the demand for electricity and lead to energy saving.
Social tipping interventions have the potential to pave the way for rapid change and avert climate change.
Advancements in data analytics can prevent food wastage and save farmers from significant losses along the fresh produce value chain.
Instead of allocating the Nile waters based on a fixed, perpetual water supply Ethiopia, Sudan, and Egypt must consider changes in weather patterns, among other factors.
Lake Victoria’s past is key to understanding its future.
Ghana needs to make use of the fact that people are environmentally conscious.