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.
19 April, 2018 – Astrobiology, the search for alien life, has a lesson for us here on Earth: our hope for a long-lived civilisation may not be sustainable.
11 April, 2018 – Mountain plants are heading uphill – with climate change, there seems to be room at the top for more alpine species.
16 March, 2018 – While more rain normally cools a summer environment, a warmer and wetter world could face quite unfamiliar problems.
13 March, 2018 – The impacts of climate change – including record heat and intense storms – are now hitting New Zealand’s wildlife. Humans are not the only species affected.
28 February, 2018 – When an ecosystem changes, those creatures most precisely adapted become the most vulnerable – and that is bad news for king penguins.
21 February, 2018 – The loss of ozone may have caused the extinction many millions of years ago of most life on Earth, scientists believe.
20 February, 2018 – Did a blitz by comet end a mysterious civilisation, or kill off the woolly mammoth? Ancient ashes tell a sombre story of climate change.
16 February, 2018 – To achieve a fairer world, humans must think again about how they manage the only planet at their disposal.
15 February, 2018 – The Earth’s largest animal group faces a new threat. Insects – not just rare species, but common insects too – may become less genetically diverse.