The tale of the snow crab bears witness to the how the complexities of climate change and fights over fishing rights play out.
Lowering your carbon footprint by living off-grid is a sustainability dream. But how possible is it using current technology?
Three researchers studied the "crop raiders" of the Brazilian rainforest in the hope of aiding both local farmers and wildlife conservation.
We must develop the capability to meet our computing needs while using much less power and producing negligible heat waste.
Politics has been disrupted by the financial crisis and the rise of new technologies. Rapid change suddenly looks a lot more possible.
A heritage landscape researcher used the work of a Victorian aerial photographer to map a century of glacial loss in the Alps – and the results are staggering.
'Ridge A' sits at the peak of the Antarctic ice sheet and has exceptionally cold, dry, thin and dark skies.
Reforms to fossil fuel subsidies must be combined with effective anti-poverty policies.
Those on low incomes get less back from home improvement schemes than they pay in government charges.
Food chains are often so complex that its too hard to make the right choices.
Long-term climate modelling may appear to focus on the impossibly far future. But the full impact of some climate processes won't be apparent for centuries.
Artisanal fishers in Sri Lanka are throwing away more marine species than they keep.
Plant-based, sustainable plastics may hold many of the answers to our plastic problems.
Talk of ethnic and religious conflict between Muslim Fulani herders and local Christian farmers misses the full picture – this is about resources.
After a long run of devastating typhoons, one country is holding the world's biggest corporations to account on climate change.
Oil companies are pushing the world to believe they are the solution to, not the cause of, climate change.
If you want to live like a local when on holiday, you should defecate like one.
Nuclear bomb tests potentially mark the start of a new geological epoch: the Anthropocene.
Using real apes and monkeys as actors in film and TV encourages people to see them as pets.
The fossil fuel era won't last forever. And a new set of countries will find their reserves of lithium, copper and rare earth metals are in high demand.
The history of the rubber 'boom' reveals why.