By 2025, 100 million to 250 million metric tons of plastic waste could enter the ocean each year, scientists say.
Among the most exposed cultural sites are the iconic ruins of Tipasa in Algeria and Saloum Delta in Senegal and Kunta Kinteh in Gambia.
Cod “supergenes” could make the fish more resilient to other environmental changes.
It’s in the interest of lions to focus not just on the persistence of their populations but also on their genetic diversity.
The great Amazon land grab: Brazil’s government is turning public land private, driving deforestation
Much of this land is cleared for cattle ranches and soybean farms, threatening biodiversity and the Earth’s climate.
Biological metaphors for the city abound. You may live close to an “arterial” road or in the “heart” of a metropolis.