Wildlife photography Oscars, anyone? The Wildlife Photographer of the Year People’s Choice awards is back with a bang. A shortlist of 25 awe-nature-some pictures, from a sassy mudskipper defending his turf against a crab, to a polar bear taking a snooze on receding ice, awaits your vote. Glamour, drama, and a splash of humor in the natural world, on display now at the Natural History Museum, London. So, go pick your winner!
A team of conservationists have rediscovered a species of golden mole that hasn’t been seen in almost 90 years.
State-of-the-art climate models drastically underestimate how much extreme rainfall increases under global warming, according to a study published Monday
“It is profoundly shocking to stand on the ice of Antarctica and hear directly from scientists how fast the ice is disappearing.”
Recommendations include tripling renewable energy capacity by 2030, phasing out fossil fuels by 2050, and providing the Global South with the means to fund its energy transition.
Wildfires are making the Alaskan tundra leak methane. Chunks of carbon-rich frozen soil, or permafrost, undergird much of the Arctic tundra. This perpetually frozen layer sequesters carbon from the atmosphere, sometimes storing it for tens of thousands of years beneath…
“The fossil fuel and petrochemical industries are heavily resisting people- and planet-saving measures in the global plastics treaty. Their growing presence in the negotiations is very telling,” said a Greenpeace campaigner.
‘Leave the gold in the ground’: Ecuador’s forest guardians mobilise against illegal mining in Amazon
The search for the precious metal has extended into the depths of the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador.
The votes are in for New Zealand’s Bird of the Century poll and the winner by a significant margin, getting more than 290,000 votes, is the Australasian crested grebe
Tens of thousands of protesters marched through Amsterdam on Sunday demanding immediate action against climate change, 10 days before the country holds a general election.
The European Union is not fooling around, and European countries are under pressure to adhere to ambitious plans to get their roadways up and ready for the total phaseout of fossil fuels in the years ahead.
To deal with invasive hippos that were brought to Colombia by drug lord Pablo Escobar, the nation’s government is sterilizing, exporting and euthanizing the animals