Oceans are becoming more acidic. That's bad news for many sea-dwelling animals and for humans too. We explain why it's happening.
There are new images of a strange, mud-dwelling mollusk previously only known to exist thanks to fossils. The freaky sea creature lives in an incredibly harsh environment, turning a noxious chemical into energy.
Tiny plastic particles from car tires and even clothing fabrics could be responsible for up to 30 percent of the plastic polluting our oceans, according to a new IUCN report. Is there anything we can do?
The temperature of the North Sea is increasing with climate change. Good news for immigrant species - bad news for cold-loving residents. What else does global warming have in store for marine life of the North Sea?
African masks have a history almost as long as the continent to which they belong, but an artist in Ghana has given them a whole new twist by making them out of waste. Meet the inimitable Ed Franklin Gavua.
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Meet a man who's doing his bit for the environment by digging holes in urban India. It might sound unlikely, but it's helping to prevent both flooding and drought. Welcome to the world of the recharge well.
Pollution and overfishing at Lake Malawi threatened to end its national park’s Unesco world natural heritage status. Now locals are trying to undo the environmental harm.
Increasing demand for palm oil, used in cleaning products, cosmetics and foodstuffs, is having a disastrous impact on the environment. Now a laboratory in Britain has managed to develop a substitute.
Population growth around Ethiopia’s stunning Simien Mountains has had a devastating effect on its flora and fauna. Could a new scheme linking local businesses with conservation could be the way forward?
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
According to a new study, the world's oceans are rising almost three times as fast as they were 25 years ago. Scientists say coastal regions face a much greater risk than previously thought.
Grape rot fungus costs the global wine industry millions each year. Amid health concerns over chemical solutions, a natural alternative is being tested in France's Bordeaux region - with positive initial results.
Most of us hardly ever wonder where our electricity comes from. Our author did and learned a few things about his neighborhood power plant.
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