Discord and doubt are the last things the world needs at this critical moment.
Active travel can help tackle the climate crisis earlier than electric vehicles – even if you swap the car for a bike for just one trip a day.
All the ways plants, animals, insects and the bacteria around us can be beneficial to human health.
These emissions aren’t factored into climate targets, and COVID recovery could make it worse.
Aquaculture is a growing source of healthy protein for millions of people around the world, but there are big differences between farming fish on land and at sea.
A new review of the status of African elephants finds scientific grounds for dividing them into two species, and reports that both have suffered drastic population declines since 1990.
We still don't know whether ecolabels are significantly better for the environment than alternatives.
Most fires are started by humans, but warmer and drier summers will mean a small spark will more easily turn into a serious fire.
Scientists in Malaysia monitored a forest for 20 years after deforestation.
Low-carbon alternatives for steelmaking are numerous – but which will be ready in time?
The idea that seed banks must be full of potentially helpful microfungi inside seeds was not a stretch, and yet no one had ever looked before.
With fewer people commuting, home water use changed radically overnight in March 2020.
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A transcript of episode 7 of The Conversation Weekly pocast, including an extra from Don't Call Me Resilient on the treatment of migrant workers in Canada.
Contact with nature at a young age makes a big difference later in life.
It was tiny dust that turned the sky orange.
Britain's electricity sector continues to decarbonise, but its capacity to store energy lags far behind.
Sinking land plus rising seas are putting hundreds of millions of people at risk.
A diverse pollinator community is a reliable one.
In healthy populations, the song of regent honeyeaters is complex and long. But where the population is very small, the song is sadly diminished.