Ex-combatants learned to survey birds, plants and other wildlife.
In the wake of decades of violence, ex-guerrillas in Colombia are making conservation part of the path to peace.
Australia must invest in sustainable agriculture.
The world needs to move towards sustainable agriculture – but what is that, exactly? Australia urgently needs coherent policy.
Consumers want to embrace sustainability, but still need some guidance.
There's a buzz around sustainability, but consumers still struggle to develop new habits. Here's how to change that.
Doug Ford’s government is weakening environmental laws in Ontario — leaving wildlife and environments with no protections.
Doug Ford's government is undercutting the environment by giving business and development the upper hand.
Thousands of wildlife photographs are taken every day – they could prove very valuable for conservation.
Climate change is accelerating and species are dying out at a record rate. Experts imagine how inviting nature into our lives could help.
The eight-mile ‘river of flowers’ that grows alongside a motorway near Rotherham, UK.
Britain's councils are cutting roadside verges less often to allow vibrant wildflower meadows to bloom.
Wildflowers, bees and butterflies – your lawn is a vibrant ecosystem waiting to be unleashed.
Forest restoration is underway in Biliran, Leyte, Philippines led by the local community with support from international researchers and government agencies.
Restoring tropical rainforests is good for the climate, wild species and humans. But where to start? A new study pinpoints locations that will maximize benefits and minimize negative impacts.
An abandoned village in the Huesca Pyrenees has undergone ‘passive rewilding’.
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The abandonment of crops and pastures allows the natural regeneration of bushes and forests and the recolonization of fauna.
The first whale to be taken from Japan’s waters since the country resumed commercial whaling, July 1 2019.
Japan's exit from the IWC should spur on more global cooperation on environmental issues, not less.
In Romania, wolves live in the same landscapes as shepherds.
Academia can play an important role by helping institutions break out of their silos to improve large carnivore conservation.
Climate change is altering the smell of rosemary, affecting its quality and quantity.
As climatic conditions change, plants’ odours are altered, with direct consequences for pollination, especially by bees.
A healthy coral reef at Swains island, American Samoa.
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In a study that cultivated coral 'gardens' with varying numbers of species, plots with more species were healthier. This finding could inform strategies to help coral reefs survive climate change.
Plastics at a recycling depot in North Vancouver, B.C. in June 2019.
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The global focus on plastic pollution isn't a distraction from other planetary issues.
Australia’s future prosperity will require bold action on a number of fronts and a deliberate commitment to careful and considered long-term thinking.
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If the right changes are made today, Australia’s living standards could be up to 36% higher in 2060. This translates into a 90% increase in average wages (in adjusted, real terms) from today.
Diving deeper into our relationship with the environment.
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We don't notice the plant species we're losing, but we won't be able to ignore the effect of their loss on our supply of food and medicine.
With partnerships between landowners, the government and businesses, South Africa can invest in its wetlands and boost the country's potable water reserves.
Rosa in the Sumatran Rhino (
Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) Sanctuary, Way Kambas, Sumatra, Indonesia.
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The world mourns the loss of Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino. Can anything stop the slide of the species towards extinction?