“We are eroding the very foundations of our economies, livelihoods, food security, health and quality of life worldwide.” A sweeping report assessing the state of the natural world found that humans are
With a “business as usual” approach to carbon emissions, the world's oceans could plausibly rise two meters by the end of the century. The risk posed by rising seas may be even more dire than we thought.
AI continues to surprise us. It makes mistakes no human would make, such as when a photo app confuses a skier with a mountain. It also beats world champions at complex games, solves biochemistry’s greatest
Detectives have sniffed out a big source of an outlawed, invisible, and odorless gas, currently wafting through Earth's atmosphere. This chemical, CFC-11, is illegal everywhere in every country, because
Man-eating tigers are a by-product of the human-caused climate crisis. The way that we live on Earth is causing an unprecedented acceleration in species extinction. Now, more than half a million species
More than 700 years ago, demand for sturgeon, salmon, and other fish was so high that kings had to start regulating fishing. In the year 1289, King Philip IV of France was worried about fish. “Each and