11 December, 2018 − Yet again, researchers have confirmed that climate change threatens the natural world with a soaring extinction toll. The danger may be much higher than anyone imagined.
7 December, 2018 – New research confirms again that nature knows best. The US could cut a fifth of its greenhouse gas emissions through better land use.
5 December, 2018 – Researchers say most of the water vanishing from the Aral Sea and the Great Salt Lake is now in the oceans of this increasingly parched world.
27 NOVEMBER, 2018 – Everything that humans eat or drink comes directly or indirectly from plants. Many wild plant ancestors, of even the most precious species, could be at risk.
22 November, 2018 – The tropical forests of the Andes are responding to climate change. But a tree can climb only so far before it has nowhere to go.
21 November, 2018 − Growing enough greenery to provide cleaner fuel and slow climate change will need a biofuel land grab: a 10 to 30-fold rise in land devoted to green crops.
15 November, 2018 – In the long term, some creatures will adapt to climate change and evolve. Mosquito evolution could bring new species – and new diseases.
13 November, 2018 – Rapid warning means rapid change in the north. That’s bad news for the hardy Arctic shorebirds and delicate plants that once found safety there.
12 November, 2018 − After years of repression, invasion and conflict, Iraq’s climate stresses now threaten new miseries, including more intense heat and dwindling rainfall.
9 November, 2018 – Heavy rain must fall somewhere. The danger lies in where it falls and on what kind of terrain. As cities grow, the risk of flash floods rises.
8 November, 2018 – Our species’ planetary advance has been inexorable. The human horde means under a quarter of the world’s land surface now counts as wilderness.