Record-breaking summer heat might mean trees delay and mute their autumn hues.
For the Barkandji people, the crisis on the Barwon-Darling represents the biggest threat to their continued survival on country since the sheep invaded.
Cyclone Idai hit poor countries the hardest and shows why disaster resilience is a necessity.
Australia’s environment took a beating in 2018, as temperatures rose, rainfall declined, the health of rivers and ecosystems worsened, and floods, droughts and bushfires all took their toll.
Cities need to pay attention to how extreme weather events effect their resources.
Extreme events, from floods to droughts to polluted drinking water threatens Canadians’ safety.
Climate extremes are killing Australian trees, but we don’t know where they’re dying. Scientists are asking the public to use their phones to help.
The availability of data and evidence in the agricultural sector is critical for decision making
High poverty levels mean people lack access to land and work and they are often driven to settle in zones that are exposed to natural hazards.
The Indian summer monsoon rainfall affects the lives of over a billion people. By looking at how prehistoric climate changes affected it, scientists can contribute to its future prediction.
Q fever is a flu-like infection that spreads to people from animals. The bacteria that causes it can withstand harsh environmental conditions – in particular, drought.
A new petition is urging state and federal governments to rein in Australia’s rampant land clearing, which worsens the risk of bushfires and threatens to undo the work of the Emissions Reduction Fund.
With heatwaves, droughts and fires all on the rise, the federal government is urged to merge its separate strategies on disaster resilience and climate readiness.
If the pattern of drought continues in South Africa it’s likely to affect the country’s financial standing too.
Australia’s farming industry will need to take full account of its obligations to its workers, its customers, society and the environment if it is to prosper in the years to 2030.
Cape Town’s draft strategy on water supply is out for comment, but important elements are missing from it.
Australian wheat growers need to boost yields to stay competitive in the face of climate change. They could do this by sowing earlier, but need new varieties of wheat to help them do it.
A combination of reasons have led to the drying of the Sahel.
We can’t make it rain. But you are already helping if you don’t use more water than you need. And you can talk to your parents about the planet getting warmer, because the heat makes drought worse.
Cities relied entirely on conserving and recycling water to get through the last big drought. We now have desalination plants, but getting the most out of our water reserves still makes sense.