Oceans are becoming more acidic. That's bad news for many sea-dwelling animals and for humans too. We explain why it's happening.
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?
With less than 60 of the animals left, the Mexican government wants to save the endemic vaquita porpoise through captive breeding. But not a single vaquita has ever been caught alive, and conservationists fear the worst.
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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.
If you're looking for a DIY way to avoid any lunchtime packaging waste, here's an idea for you. All you need is an old plastic bag, an old t-shirt or such like, and a few minutes at a sewing machine. Easy.
A plan for an ambitious 'green wall' of trees stretching across 11 countries aims to fight back the Sahara. But progress is slow on the decade old project.
Sick of your phone running out of battery? Now you can use a mini water turbine to charge it up! The German design is already in demand from African communities wanting to generate their own hydropower.
German researcher Andreas Hemp discovered the 81-meter tree on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro 20 years ago. Now he's fighting to save it from the illegal logging rampant across the mountain.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Zoos In Czech Republic and Belgium are sawing off their rhinos' horns protect the animals, after poachers shot dead a white rhino in a French zoo. Other zoos may follow suit. But is this really the best solution?
Sydney's Opera House has dimmed its lights in a climate-change statement. The annual Earth Hour event has grown into a global movement urging climate action. But can it make a difference?
A new report says the UN's incremental approach to reducing emissions is all wrong. The effort needs to come on strong early - and lessons can be learned from the evolution of computing.
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