Illegal fishing is driving the last few vaquitas extinct

Illegal fishing is driving the last few vaquitas extinct

Perhaps as few as 10 vaquita porpoises may remain in the wild so the critically endangered species’ extinction is “virtually

Hong Kong is at the heart of global wildlife trafficking

Hong Kong is at the heart of global wildlife trafficking

Between 2013 and 2017, the small Chinese territory seized 43 metric tons of pangolin scales in shipments from abroad.

U.S. group says ‘big’ residents don’t need safer water

U.S. group says ‘big’ residents don’t need safer water

Obesity has been cited as the reason why West Virginia doesn’t need higher clean-water standards.

By 2050 Australia will have no winter but a ‘new summer’

By 2050 Australia will have no winter but a ‘new summer’

Within three decades Australian winters will have become only memories as a result of climate change.

Should transformative green agendas use more nuclear?

Should transformative green agendas use more nuclear?

Renewables won't be able to meet the vast energy needs of the world's largest economy alone.

Helping families of fallen rangers at Virunga National Park

Helping families of fallen rangers at Virunga National Park

Virunga’s park rangers often encounter armed rebel and illegal wildlife traffickers as they guard conservation areas.

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Professor Joshua Goldstein’s nuclear-powered vision for a “Bright Future”

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SMRs to the rescue: factory-made reactors could help us avert a climate catastrophe

Once they are mass-produced in factories, SMRs could be deployed worldwide to provide low-carbon energy.

As Germany shutters coal, can it transition with renewables alone?

Energy experts stress that Germany's ambitious move to phase out coal at a rapid speed is unlikely to succeed.