Global Witness: Most climate defender deaths ever in 2021

Global Witness: Most climate defender deaths ever in 2021

Water rights activist Óscar Eyraud Adams died in Mexico. 12 wildlife defenders died in DR Congo. Some 227 global activists

Animals are ‘shapeshifting’ in the face of climate change

Animals are ‘shapeshifting’ in the face of climate change

Many animal appendages, such as avian beaks and mammalian ears, can be used to dissipate excess body heat.

With environmental protection high on the agenda, Manila must double down on fuel marking

With environmental protection high on the agenda, Manila must double down on fuel marking

Environmental protection has become one of the prime causes of mobilization for civil society in the Philippines

Many sharks and rays are ‘nearly extinct,’ but we can still save them

Many sharks and rays are ‘nearly extinct,’ but we can still save them

"Sharks and rays are the canary in the coalmine of overfishing," a scientist says.

Africa’s endangered lions can thrive in protected areas

Africa’s endangered lions can thrive in protected areas

Several conservation projects protect the remaining populations of the continent's lions in their natural habitats.

‘Ecocide’ must be recognized as a global crime

‘Ecocide’ must be recognized as a global crime

A new international campaign is calling for “ecocide” – the killing of ecology – to be deemed an international “super crime.”

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Many sharks and rays are ‘nearly extinct,’ but we can still save them

"Sharks and rays are the canary in the coalmine of overfishing," a scientist says.

Farm robots could help save the environment … or further destroy it

Small robots could help conserve biodiversity and combat climate change in ways that were not possible before.

Why Europe cannot afford to shun nuclear power

With Brussels focusing on decarbonization by means of electrification using solar and wind, the big elephant in the room remains nuclear power.

Your plastic waste may end up befouling a beach far away

"Swimming close to the shore with my family I was constantly fishing out plastic bags," a reporter in Thailand explained.