Protecting forests and wetlands, which absorb and store carbon, is one way to slow climate change. Scientists are proposing similar treatment for marine animals that help store carbon in the oceans.
New research finds tiny particles in the atmosphere had been carried nearly 100km. Should we be worried?
Global problems need global solutions. But what you do personally can shift what's seen as 'normal'.
Jokowi's re-election may put the global biodiversity at risk
George Monbiot talks with an ecologist about natural solutions to the climate crisis.
Ticks are generally inactive in the winter and start to look for their next meal as temperatures warm up. But as winters warm, every season may become tick season.
With further technology required and practical uncertainties, time is running out for them to be useful in the fight against climate change.
Scientists now have a better understanding of what martial eagles eat. This is valuable for the conservation of this endangered species.
A new study reveals that it’s not only adult bullfrogs that pose a threat but their tadpoles do, too.
Animal-rights protesters have grabbed headlines this week, but research shows antagonism is not always effective.
Research shows that moving from a larger dwelling to a tiny home can change behavior in surprising ways.
New research finds birds like to forage for fish in the wake of a tidal power plant.
Greenhouse gas emissions from plastic production in the vinyl era is not a patch on the equivalent from running giant servers today.
The Earth’s past shows the key role of CO₂ on climate for 4.45 billion years, and how human industrial activity has disrupted its cycle at an unprecedented rate over the past 160 years.
Gold is one of 12 confirmed elements on the periodic table whose discoverer is unknown.
Phragmites australis, an invasive reed, has taken over wetlands across the US. But it also stabilizes shorelines and harbors many fish and birds. Is it time to compromise with this alien?
Climate change has caused a 60-fold increase in active landslides on one Canadian Arctic island.
Research shows more 'fuel riots' are inevitable, thanks to more expensive oil and gas, and less political stability.
Small-scale renewable energy projects can power rural areas not connected to the main grid. But investors may hesitate if future electrification remains unpredictable.
Extreme events, from floods to droughts to polluted drinking water threatens Canadians' safety.