The Mekong Delta is sinking fast, but it can still be saved

The Mekong Delta is sinking fast, but it can still be saved

By the middle of the century much of the delta will have sunk below sea level unless the trend is

Poaching remains a threat to Thailand’s wild tigers

Poaching remains a threat to Thailand’s wild tigers

The rangers were aghast to find the meat of two dead tigers being grilled at a campsite in a local

Pay-as-you-throw policies can work well if done right

Pay-as-you-throw policies can work well if done right

Pay-as-you-throw is one of local governments’ most effective tools for reducing waste and controlling waste disposal costs.

Some 2.5 billion people in cities worldwide are exposed to air pollution

Some 2.5 billion people in cities worldwide are exposed to air pollution

Some 1.8 million people die each year of various diseases caused or worsened by exposure to high levels of air

Panama teen with slingshot leads study on ant-tree behavior

Panama teen with slingshot leads study on ant-tree behavior

An accidental yet lucky shot led to a new discovery about the symbiosis between an "ant-plant" tree and the ants

Even bleached coral reefs can provide millions with nutritious seafood

Even bleached coral reefs can provide millions with nutritious seafood

Small-scale fisheries at coral reefs may be more resilient to climate change than previously thought.

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Robots help scientists study climate change in the Arctic

Advanced machines conduct conventional labor tasks, minimizing injuries and increasing efficiency.

We’ve been hunting animals into extinction for 1.5 million years

Israeli scientists wanted to answer a question: What caused the disappearance of the larger animals from prehistoric human diets over time?

When supply chains do more climate damage than products themselves

Supply chains have a bigger climate footprint than farming, even as the food sector accounts for a third of global emissions.

A new partnership on protecting rainforests in the DRC could prove pivotal

The planet has been losing its tropical forests at an alarming rate, but now and then there is a glimmer of good news. One such glad tiding is a new agreement — signed at COP26 by Félix Tshisekedi, president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on behalf of the […]