4 December, 2017 – Variety is not just life’s spice, but its support system. But it may not be so simple for mixed forests, researchers say.
23 November, 2017 – Lizards can shed light on the development of ecological niches and how the changing climate may affect the natural world.
22 November, 2017 – City trees are responding to climate change and urban growth, making the most of the heat island effect.
7 November, 2017 – The world can feed many millions of extra mouths by altering crops to make the most of local conditions, scientists say.
2 November, 2017 – Protecting the world’s forests could achieve a quarter of the greenhouse gas emissions cuts needed to meet the 1.5°C Paris target, scientists say.
1 November, 2017 – Rethinking land use, the way we exploit, manage and neglect the land, could achieve about a third of the carbon reduction needed in the next decade.
October 23, 2017 – Research into the impact of climate change on early society reveals link between environmental stress and the collapse of civilisations.
October 20, 2017 – Since 1989, numbers of flying insects have dropped by more than 75% in parts of Germany, with serious implications for the rest of Europe.
18 October, 2017 – Rising temperatures could cause soils to release carbon on a scale that has the potential to accelerate climate change, reports 26-year study.
13 October, 2017 – Government’s lack of response to climate change is criticised as forecasters in Ireland predict a decline in overall rainfall and an increase in torrential downpours.
7 October, 2017 – If marine extinction is not a reality for many species by the end of this century, scientists say, it will certainly be a strong probability.