Coral reefs across the globe are under stress from pollution and warming sea temperatures. Scientists predict that by 2050, 90 percent of the world's coral reefs will die. But a coral growing project on Fiji's Mamanuca Islands offers some hope.
A group of mountain researchers hiked the length of the Alps this summer, retracing a similar trek 25 years ago. Much has changed since then, especially when it comes to the environment.
The Zambian government is subdividing a major forest reserve. Angry residents say it would endanger Lusaka’s water supply and have vowed to fight it.
With accelerated coral bleaching threatening to wipe out 90 percent of coral reefs by 2050, new techniques in sexual reproduction of climate-resilient coral could help restore declining reefs.
The collapse of fisheries, decline of coral reefs and drought are all hitting Madagascar hard. But fishermen are coping with scarce and stressed resources in the Indian Ocean by coming up with new alternatives.
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