Even leopards get stressed sometimes.
A new way for leopard biologists to monitor this elusive and iconic species has been developed.
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Time to rethink orangutan conservation, now we know that our red relatives are actually very adaptable.
It's hard to measure the value of a tree, but scientists equipped with lasers have come one step closer.
Harry Kane celebrating after scoring the winning goal against Tunisia in Volgograd, Russia.
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Footballers came under attack from a swarm of flies on the Volgograd pitch. But there's more to midges and gnats than meets the eye.
Marine heatwaves can kill off species and alter ecosystems.
Marine heatwaves have had little attention until recently, but they're already having large effects.
Development is peaking in the high country between India and China.
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For decades, China and India have clashed over their disputed Himalayan border. This clash is also playing out via a development boom that threatens the health of one of the world's biggest river catchments.
A new study shows foraging for pollen and nectar causes stress in bees.
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The work honey bees do is critical for our ecosystems, but it comes at a high personal cost.
A man gets his drinking water from a Cape Town neighbourhood in 2017.
In South Africa, Cape Town fears "Day Zero", when the city will have to ration water drastically. The phenomenon threatens other cities as well but solutions exist.
New study confirms fears that the island's native wildlife can be poisoned by introduced Asian toads.
Deadly volcanic eruption in Guatemala.
Pyroclastic flows are biggest danger in these eruptions.
Cities are growing vertically as well as horizontally, so infrastructure needs to ensure people can move up and down as well as across the city.
Cities are expanding upwards and downwards, as well as outwards. With urban density also increasing, moving people efficiently around the city, often using ageing infrastructure, is quite a challenge.
Crowdfunded campaigns to save the orange-bellied parrot are a rare ray of hope.
When environmental needs outstrip government funds, people power steps up.
Conservationists are at loggerheads about how to save elephants from poaching.
Improving livelihoods by exploring alternatives to wildlife trade would help to curb the poaching of threatened species like elephants.
People transporting gasoline by boat in Indonesia’s Kayan Mentarang National Park.
The world's national parks cover an area bigger than South America. But a new survey finds that one-third of this area is subject to pressure from human developments, potentially putting wildlife at risk.
Dumped waste is a constant eyesore on the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa’s economic hub.
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Littering in protest is indicative of a discordant society, and a culture of littering can tell us a lot about a society's ethos.
A woman harvests groundnuts in Malawi. Land ownership does not automatically empower women.
We found that even when women own land, their husbands are still perceived as household heads.