Is the climate crisis endangering your marriage? Albatrosses are some of the world’s most monogamous animals, but warmer sea temperatures might be causing them to ‘divorce’.
As the dust settles after COP26, here are your latest headlines from across the climate and environmental realms, from blossoming corals to wireless-charging highways.
For all the talk about cutting carbon emissions, it’s easy to forget that other greenhouse gases pose a threat to the climate, too – especially methane and nitrous oxide.
In South Africa, activists planted over 1,000 trees during a week-long restoration festival that also promoted permaculture, biomimicry and many other aspects of green living.
Mark your calendars for Wednesday, 8 December, when GLF Live returns with a primer on how to stop the decline of the ocean, featuring ocean policy expert Dorothée Herr.
Vaccine inequity helped cause the Omicron coronavirus variant, experts say. To date, just 7.5 percent of people in low-income countries have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
The far right is finally stepping away from climate denial. Its latest tactic: fearmongering over climate migration.
As Tanzania’s rivers run dry, its largest city Dar Es Salaam is running out of water. Experts are pointing the finger at both the climate crisis and overexploitation.
Here is a just transition conundrum: Senegal will outlaw single-use plastic bags in 2022, but the ban could put 30,000 women out of work and deprive many urban residents of clean water.
The climate crisis is making breakfast more expensive. After a triple whammy of wildfires, frost and drought in Brazil, prices of coffee, sugar and orange juice have been sent soaring.
It turns out the Arctic Ocean has been warming since as early as 1900. As rain falls on the summit of Greenland for the first time, that trend looks set to continue.
As Western Canada reels from its latest series of floods and landslides, is poor forestry to blame for the region’s climate woes?
The Great Barrier Reef isn’t dead yet: last week, its corals erupted in color as they spawned billions of sperm and eggs into the Pacific Ocean.
But the world’s coral reefs are still on the brink. Could this Nobel Prize-winning stock market theory help bring them back?
The Brazilian Amazon has seen its highest level of deforestation in 15 years, but there’s hope in neighboring Guyana, which has enlisted an army of Indigenous volunteers to patrol its forests.
Speaking of the Amazon, if you’re wearing leather products from any of these 50+ major fashion brands, chances are your clothes might be contributing to deforestation of the rainforest.
Can tourism survive the climate crisis? Here’s how five tourist destinations are adapting to the disruptions caused by wildfires, coral bleaching and melting permafrost.
Electric cars might soon be able to recharge on the go. Engineers are designing the world’s first wireless-charging highway in the U.S. state of Indiana.
Egypt is set to host next year’s COP27 climate summit, but will protesters will be allowed near the event this time?
U.S. President Joe Biden’s new infrastructure bill includes USD 50 billion to build resilience against climate disasters like floods, wildfires and drought.
Public transport use will have to double by 2030 to keep global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius, says a climate-focused network of global mayors.
And meet the architect of China’s sponge cities, which will be designed to prevent floods not through drainage but by soaking up rainfall.