An ariel photograph showing Lake Erie coved in green algae with a boat moving through the middle.
Voluntary fixes for the growing — and global — hazardous algae problem aren’t working.
A farm tractor is shown in a large green field with wind turbines in the background.
Fertilizers are contaminating and warming the planet. Regulators haven't acted on decades-old warnings.
Okyeame Ampadu, an 80-year-old farmer in the Volta Region of Ghana
Africa’s turning a corner toward producing fertilizer locally.
A man speaks into a microphone in front of a blue wall.
With his impeachment trial beginning in Washington, DC, US President Donald Trump shied away from environmental issues, which are top of the agenda at the gathering.
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Catherine Conway's business, Unpackaged, provides guidance for running a zero waste business.
A woman stands on a sandy beach wearing a blue jacket with her hands in her pockets and her hair blowing in the wind.
Canary Wharf was labeled the first plastic-free commercial district in the world. But this shopping center and other communities with this designation actually aren’t plastic-free — yet.
To understand the effects of a big die-off, researchers set up experiments with wild boar carcasses.
Unfortunately, animal die-offs of massive proportions are becoming more frequent. Global change — which includes human-caused changes in climate, land use, fire regimes and other things — may largely be to blame for the increased frequency and intensity of mass mortality events across all kinds of animals.
Philippines residents use improvised devices to catch fish atop their house which is submerged by floods
Storms and other disasters are expected to grow more intense as the climate warms.
A man on an orange jumpsuit holds a koala with burned feet.
The University of Sydney ecologist Chris Dickman stunned people recently with his estimate that 480 million animals have been injured or killed in Australia's bushfires. A few weeks later, the fires have spread even farther, and he's updated the impact to include 1 billion animals.
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Directly linking climate change with aggression and mass migration risks dehumanizing those vulnerable to environmental stresses, and casts their attempts to escape a problem caused by mainly rich nations as a security threat. It promotes fear and isolation, rather than compassion and assistance.