Last year was great for plant growth and river flows. But Australia is still on the brink of losing a slew of plant and animal species.
Although it has been considerably less studied than other environmental problems, salinization presents major challenges for biodiversity in freshwater and coastal areas.
Thames Water has mapped its discharges in near real time. But we still need data on the volume of sewage dumped in rivers.
Nigeria’s incoming president must prioritise environmental protection to avert further loss of the country’s biodiversity.
Ensuring a swimming site is safe is key to getting people using it. That means giving people timely information about water quality.
Water is sacred in many religious traditions, holding power that can also be dangerous.
A new survey has revealed an alarming deterioration in the health of the River Thames ecosystem – but some of the recorded changes may be the result of a cleaner river.
There are fears the Northern Territory government will allow gas and other industries to extract substantially more water from the environment than is currently allowed.
Dams prevent platypus movements, which restricts the exchange of genes essential to maintaining healthy populations.
Extreme weather is set to dominate our future – can collecting rainwater reduce the threat posed by both drought and flooding?
Proper dam management can help check flooding in Nigeria.
Worsening droughts and flooding likely threaten the future of cotton farming – by far the most important crop in the basin.
The United States Geological Survey has a vast collection of satellite images capturing breathtaking geological features of our planet. As a geologist, I’ve picked eight of the most fascinating.
Lake Eyre Basin contains one of the few pristine river systems left in the world. But new research shows oil and gas activity is extending its tentacles into these fragile environments.
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.
The Supreme Court opens its 2022-2023 session with a high-profile case that has major implications for both wildlife and landowners.
Water companies recently released raw sewage near more than 100 beaches across Britain.
The world’s great rivers are see-sawing from trickles to floods.
The UK is no stranger to drought – especially southern England.
Rising concern about possible environmental damage from the active ingredients in sunscreens could have ripple effects on public health if it causes people to use less of them.