23 June, 2017 – In a warming world new opportunities open up for disease-bearing mosquitoes, spreading Ethiopia’s malaria zone to higher altitudes.
10 June, 2017 – Stone Age humans changed a landscape. Then time buried the evidence. Now researchers have unearthed the moment of the earliest human impact on the planet.
9 June, 2017 – Climate change is multiplying existing threats to much of the natural world, and more species face an unparalleled extinction risk.
8 June, 2017 – A study of the interaction between sunlight, air, water and foliage should lead to better longer-term climate forecasts, scientists say.
7 June, 2017 – Marine reserves can give protection against the impacts of climate change to both sea life and land-dwelling species, including humans.
6 June, 2017 – Wet and dry extremes across the world will become more marked as the planet heats up, evidence from past climates shows.
3 June, 2017 – A serious political crisis over demands for its president to step down is adding to the threats to Brazil’s environment.
27 May, 2017 – Plant life is flourishing on the Antarctic Peninsula, indicating a dramatic increase in the rate of warming due to climate change.
26 May, 2017 – Nothing, not even the creation of huge plantations of trees to absorb carbon dioxide, is a viable alternative to drastic cuts in greenhouse gas emissions
21 May, 2017 – The second expedition to drill cores of ice from glaciers most at risk from climate change is to Illimani in Bolivia. The scientists’ aim is to create an ice archive that can be studied by future generations.
16 May, 2017 – New worldwide study identifies areas of dryland forest whose combined size is equivalent to the landmass of all 28 European Union states.