31 May, 2018 – Gross up the mass of all life on Earth, with the human load a disproportionate share, and the answer is staggeringly heavy. But the uncertainties are huge.
24 May, 2018 – Even the world’s lakes could affect climate change calculations, as they emit more methane from the mud, and vapour from the surface.
21 May, 2018 – Unless nations act fast, habitat loss could rob half of all insects of over half their habitat. Other creatures, too, could suffer in a 3°C warmer world.
16 May, 2018 – Climate change means warmer and earlier springs. And that may be of no help to those bird species that get the timing wrong.
25 April, 2018 – US scientists have good news about prospects for coral survival on one of the world’s great reefs, threatened by climate change.
23 April, 2018 – The northern ocean is abuzz with life, but the composition of those high Arctic species is changing as the world gets warmer.
20 April, 2018 – Fears that the supply of cocoa beans would dry up have led a confectionery giant to help farmers avert a climate chocolate threat.
17 April, 2018 – The links between rock, rainfall and climate control may need revision. Another look at erosion in Taiwan reveals a new set of greenhouse gas sources.
11 April, 2018 – Mountain plants are heading uphill – with climate change, there seems to be room at the top for more alpine species.
19 March, 2018 – Three new studies highlight the value of the world’s unregarded forests – and the dangers they face as the climate changes.
14 March, 2018 – A UN forest project is fuelling conflict over land, threatening local people and failing to slow deforestation, researchers say.