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Deep-Sea Mining: World’s Oceans Facing a New Threat

Deep-Sea Mining: World’s Oceans Facing a New Threat

Riches lurk down on the deep ocean floors. They may become an essential supply source for key tech components. But […]

Greenland’s Shrinking Ice Sheet May Accelerate Global Climate Crisis

Greenland’s Shrinking Ice Sheet May Accelerate Global Climate Crisis

Greenland is the world’s largest island with a vast body of ice covering 1,710,000 sq km, roughly 80% of the […]

Widespread Bamboo Flowering Poses Massive Threat to Dwindling Giant Panda Population

Widespread Bamboo Flowering Poses Massive Threat to Dwindling Giant Panda Population

In the misty mountains of Sichuan Province, the arrow bamboo will act strangely. They will turn brown and scrawny, with […]

PRISMA–a New, Powerful Earth Monitoring Tool Relays its First Images

PRISMA–a New, Powerful Earth Monitoring Tool Relays its First Images

Unlike other satellites, PRISMA can read the chemical composition of ground and water based on light refraction.  — The first […]

Spy-Satellite Images Reveal How Himalayan Glaciers are Melting at an Alarming Rate

Spy-Satellite Images Reveal How Himalayan Glaciers are Melting at an Alarming Rate

Cold War-era US reconnaissance satellites have gone out of orbit. But they have left images that reveal the horrifying realities […]

Global Companies May Fail to Reach UN Climate Summit Goal, Cargill Warns

Global Companies May Fail to Reach UN Climate Summit Goal, Cargill Warns

World’s leading agro-business urges stakeholders to rethink the relationship between forests, farmers, and local communities. — Cargill, one of the […]

Climate Change is Already Affecting Global Food Production

Climate Change is Already Affecting Global Food Production

The most terrifying image of climate change is not the ocean rising above our homes. It is of desiccated fields […]

More Than 570 Plants Have Gone Extinct in Last 250 Years, Study Finds

More Than 570 Plants Have Gone Extinct in Last 250 Years, Study Finds

Researchers believe even these numbers underestimate the true levels of the ongoing extinction. — The first ever global analysis of […]

UN Annual Report Shows Growing Momentum for Climate Change Action Worldwide

UN Annual Report Shows Growing Momentum for Climate Change Action Worldwide

The United Nations released its annual Climate Change report highlighting the progress made on tackling climate change in 2018, ahead […]

Protected Areas: the Past, Present, and Future of Conservation

Protected Areas: the Past, Present, and Future of Conservation

The greatest conservation success story in the 21st century is the exponential growth of protected areas–a primary defense mechanism against […]

Can Sanctuaries Save Sharks From Extinction?

Can Sanctuaries Save Sharks From Extinction?

They have been around for 450 million years, living through five global mass extinctions. But today, man’s relentless greed could […]

Climate change mitigation: How drinking your coffee from a bamboo cup can make a difference

Climate change mitigation: How drinking your coffee from a bamboo cup can make a difference

Bamboo is no longer ‘poor man’s timber’. Now it’s ‘the green gold’ that would help us build a sustainable future. […]

Smart Farms? How AI Can Solve Water Wastage 

Smart Farms? How AI Can Solve Water Wastage 

Agriculture accounts for around 70% of all water withdrawals globally according to the World Bank, and approximately 60% of that […]

How Palm Oil Contributes To Environmental Destruction

How Palm Oil Contributes To Environmental Destruction

An estimated 50% of supermarket products, including make-up and hygiene products and many of our favourite household foods contain palm […]