Conservation that places less emphasis on who may or may not use a piece of land could result in better outcomes for people and wildlife.
Atmospheric dust storms often follow wildfires and have serious impacts on human health and ecology.
On average, Sydney and Rome get more rain than London each year.
The findings have big implications for how Australians prepare for extreme weather events.
Changing habitat ranges, competition for food and water, and biological effects of climate change all pose threats to wildlife.
The lack of a clear formula to distinguish between donors’ adaptation and mitigation funds is hurting Africa’s climate response.
Flash droughts can develop within a few weeks, causing water shortages, damaging crops and worsening fire risks.
Natural disasters associated with climate change put people at risk of injury and death, and alter the prevalence and distribution of illnesses and infectious diseases.
While we know how global changes in freshwater pose risks to humans and ecosystems, we know less about how people and ecosystems will respond to these global freshwater challenges.
Extreme weather is set to dominate our future – can collecting rainwater reduce the threat posed by both drought and flooding?
High intensity rain has actually increased, which is topping up underground water stores.
States with more capacity, more political inclusion and that make good use of foreign aid tend to see better outcomes.
Climate change shouldn’t be used as a “get out-of jail free” card to excuse bad decision-making and poor planning decisions.
As droughts intensify, how can we increase crop production in a sustainable way? This is a multidimensional scientific and societal challenge to ensure future food security.
Farmers face a multitude of challenges in future. Crops and livestock are not only on the line, but also the mental health of rural communities.
Worsening droughts and flooding likely threaten the future of cotton farming – by far the most important crop in the basin.
The water shortage on the old continent, the most intense in recent centuries, is due to the expansion of the Azores anticyclone. Its effects are becoming increasingly apparent.
New research shows Australia experienced a number of megadroughts in the last 1,000 years, We may be underestimating the severity of drought in Australia’s future.
New research traces the effect of drought on red kite chicks born during particularly dry years.
The role of beavers in safeguarding against our heating climate has become an interesting point of discussion. But just how important remains subject to debate.