Human-wildlife conflict is becoming an increasing concern as human activity encroaches on natural habitats due to climate change. Find out how a new study involving elephants shows how we can plan for and minimize these tensions in the future.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its Sixth Report in the midst of Russia's illegal invasion of Ukraine. Find out why the unfortunate timing has diverted attention from a growing global crisis. (4:00 min read)
Invasive plants can be as serious a threat to the environment as climate change. Discover how a new study shows that combined factors like drought, fire and invasive species start a vicious cycle that makes matters even worse.
NASA, NOAA and EEMA all agree that the past eight years have been the warmest ever recorded. Find out how this led to more extreme weather last year, and how we can address the climate crisis.
Air pollution has a cooling effect on the atmosphere, while greenhouse gases cause global warming. Discover why both emission types must be cut in combination to preserve our environment. (4:00 min read)
Carbon taxes aren’t terribly popular in some circles, but they work. Discover what a new study found about the results of putting a price on carbon compared to other measures to combat the climate crisis.(4:00 min read)
‘Making Peace with Nature’ is the title of a new report from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). Discover how it lays out a blueprint for solving our climate, biodiversity and pollution challenges.(4:30 min read)
Trees and plants absorb carbon dioxide, mitigating climate change. Find out why a new study concludes that this C02 fertilization effect is getting weaker. (4:45 min read)
Soil animal biomass is declining as tiny organisms get smaller and scarcer. Find out why this poses a threat to our global food system. (4:30 read time)
The faint young sun paradox asks why the early Earth had liquid oceans when the young sun was much fainter than it is today. Scientists from the University of British Columbia think they have an answer. Find out more. (3:30 min read)