Europe was once wedded inextricably to coal. It no longer is.
It was climate change that helped rice spread and climate change that is now posing a threat to rice crops.
Across Australia alone, feral cats collectively kill more than three billion animals per year.
A mass extinction is under way and many people remain oblivious to it. A reason is that it involves insects.
"Our survival in Asia and the Pacific are anchored to oceans," stresses Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana,executive secretary of UN ESCAP.
Wildlife trafficking is a clear and present danger not only to endangered species but to people as well.