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Our favorite Bernie Sanders moments

He called climate change the greatest threat to our national security. He pulled Hillary Clinton to the left on climate and energy. He did a good …

South China Sea images reveal impact on coral of Beijing's military bases

As China races to extend its military reach, it is turning pristine habitats into permanent islands. Satellite images of the South China Sea show rapid destruction of some of the most biodiverse coral reefs in the world. The reclamation of land in the contested Spratly archipelago to build runways, …

China

Cutaneous leishmaniasis: Disfiguring tropical disease sweeps across Middle East

A disfiguring tropical disease is sweeping across the Middle East as a combination of heavy conflict and a breakdown of health care facilities in …

Big Sugar, Marco Rubio and Florida's Water Crisis

True conservatives rail against Big Sugar's command of Congress through Farm Bill subsidies and political contributions they shed freely as the hair of a shaggy dog. For example, Grover Norquist is making opposition to sugar subsidies, supported by Marco Rubio, a GOP litmus test for presidential …

This Photographer Captures Striking Photos of Environmental Disasters

We talked to 'Manufactured Landscapes' photographer Edward Burtynsky about Kenya's ivory burn, Fort McMurray wildfires, and the impact of 3D printing.<p>Edward Burtynsky is one of the better-known contemporary Canadian photographers. People in and outside the industry have marveled at his still and …

Stunning Hubble Bubble Nebula image marks telescope's 26th birthday

The space telescope celebrates its anniversary on 24 April; this spectacular image of a cloud of gas and dust 8,000 light years away celebrates the occasion<p>It looks like a giant, glistening, soap bubble blown into the night sky. In reality, it’s a cloud of gas and dust 10 light-years across that …

Cosmology

Nasa calls out climate change deniers on Facebook

Nasa has taken time out from its usual work of exploring the galaxy to call out climate change deniers on Facebook.<p>Nasa's comments were posted …

Global Goal 16 Can Be an Enabler in Creating Environment for Philanthropy

<i>From the 9th to the 11th of March, many WINGS members gathered at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation for the International Meeting on the Enabling</i> …

Five most memorable volcanic eruptions

We asked our Geography Tours Development Manager and all-round geography enthusiast, Cath Rule, to put together a list of memorable volcanic …