22 February, 2018 – Plastic particles are now present in every litre of water in the oceans and could be a threat to life as great as 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.
18 January, 2018 – Marine and freshwater fish could one day be in trouble as ever-rising levels of carbon dioxide affect aquatic life.
15 December, 2017 – Can we run any faster? How tall can we get? Humans who accelerated into climate change may now have to accept our limits to growth.
26 November, 2017 – There are many reasons why people should migrate in huge numbers. But new research pinpoints what may drive climate migrants
11 November, 2017 – Many of the world’s poorest people are being poisoned by their basic foods – and global warming helps toxins to multiply.
7 November, 2017 – The world can feed many millions of extra mouths by altering crops to make the most of local conditions, scientists say.
11 October, 2017 – Drought brought on by climate change is not responsible for the Syrian war, scientists say, but it has helped to make conflict likelier.
5 August, 2017 – By 2050, heat waves, floods and other climate change effects won’t be the only worry. There’s also the evidence that warming affects diet.
28 July, 2017 – Concerned that palm trees vital to his home country are vanishing in large numbers, a scientist has devised how to count them for conservation.