The shouted words rang out across the packed parliamentary corridor: “Fiona Harvey is the worst journalist there is. She’s the worst journalist of them all, because she should know better.” They were words
Each fall since 2016, wildlife biologist Jordan Richard has returned to the same portion of the Clinch River in Tennessee, braced for the worst – tens of thousands of newly dead mussel shells gleaming
A new model shows which areas of Earth will likely be hit the hardest by the changes caused by human activity, also revealing possible solutions. As many as five billion people, particularly in Africa
Two-thirds of bird species in North America are at risk of extinction because of the climate crisis, according to a new report from researchers at the Audubon Society, a leading US conservation group.
Major countries that are promising to curtail funding for fisheries are nevertheless increasing handouts for their seafood industries. As global fish stocks that feed hundreds of millions of people dwindle,
How the gulf can sustain that I don’t know Norman Duke A cascade of impacts including rising sea levels, heatwaves and back-to-back tropical cyclones has created 400km of dead and badly damaged mangroves
By 2050, thousands of rivers and streams worldwide could pass a critical ecological threshold, new research shows. There’s more fresh water hidden below Earth’s surface in underground aquifers than any
While the nation's attention is directed at the ongoing burlesque of democratic government in Washington, D.C. those clever Chinese climate hoaxsters are hard at work giving places like Florida a sneak
Australia’s mangroves, tidal marshes and seagrass meadows are absorbing about 20m tonnes of carbon dioxide every year, according to a major new study that is the first to measure in detail the climate
The loss of Arctic ice from glaciers, polar land and sea is declining faster than many scientists expected, as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) report on oceans and the cryosphere
ST THOMAS, Virgin Islands/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Off the coast of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, a group of scientists is tearing a reef apart in a feverish attempt to save some of its coral. They
Unprecedented melting of the Arctic and Antarctic ice sheets, combined with warming ocean water, could cause sea levels to rise by more than 3 feet by the end of the century, according to new report. assessment
In the last 500 million years, life has had to recover from five catastrophic blows. Are humans dealing the planet a sixth? More than 99 percent of all organisms that have ever lived on Earth are extinct.