High plastic presence in elephant dung highlights its widespread use near protected habitats and a lack of waste segregation practices.
That most lost species are found in megadiverse tropical countries is worrying because of ongoing extinction rates.
Research shows that an affected area's methane emissions are 10 times less than at another site owing to ecological changes.
By cultivating native plant species that are in decline in the wild, horticulturalists can function as conservationists.
By 2050 water scarcity in agriculture will likely increase in a staggering 80% of the world's croplands.
The maritime shipping industry may be causing the decline of whale sharks, a hugely important species in the oceans.