The lead author of a new UN report on methane explains the findings and how oil and gas companies could be making money and saving the climate at the same time.
Farmers can help slow climate change by mixing native grasses into croplands, restoring wetlands and raising perennial crops. These strategies also conserve soil and water and build new markets.
Peatlands store more soil carbon than any other terrestrial ecosystem, including tropical forests. But they have been heavily exploited and damaged. Now, scientists are working to restore them.
As sea levels rise along the Atlantic coast, saltwater is intruding inland, killing trees and turning coastal forests into marshes. Should scientists try to slow the process, or work with it?
New research shows nature started its long road to recovery in 2020 – especially in NSW and Victoria. But overall conditions across large swathes of the country remain poor.
We used satellite images to study the life cycles of mangrove forests in the Northern Territory, Queensland, and New South Wales — and found a surprising degree of variation.
Britain's native amphibians are in steep decline thanks to wetlands disappearing and ponds drying up.
New research fired laser beams on tiger snake scales, and found arsenic was 20-34 times higher in wild wetland snakes than in captive snakes.
Wetlands in drylands seem impossible, but their benefits to people and wildlife are very real.
Wetlands bear the brunt of much storm damage to the coast. But over the past 300 years, 85% of the world's wetland area has been destroyed.
Humanity is destroying Earth’s ability to support complex life. But coming to grips with the magnitude of the problem is hard, even for experts.
Peat beds around the world hold huge quantities of carbon and keep it from warming the planet. But rising temperatures and over-use could turn them from a brake on climate change into an accelerant.
Flooding isn't always destructive – it can be part of our toolkit for restoring ecosystems.
Birds found along the Gulf Coast have evolved to ride out hurricanes and tropical storms. But with development degrading the marshes where they live, it's getting harder for them to bounce back.
Fracking in Botswana could have an impact not only the country's groundwater, but also that of Namibia and South Africa.
Because the forecast for rainfall in the Rift Valley basin is a rising trend, the lake levels look set to rise even more in the future.
A court victory by an NGO against a South African municipality has laid bare the red tape and misgovernance that often burdens the process of issuing water licenses.
The number of visitors to the restored wetlands is increasing each year, as is the wildlife.
Storks – those harbingers of new life – are breeding in Britain again.
Protected areas in Nigeria are generally hampered by limited funds and resources.