Our planet is full of amazing animals, peculiar plants, funky fungi and odd phenomena. Global Ideas takes a look at an marine wonder dubbed the 'shrimp from Mars' by scientists. It's got some incredible abilities.
Freezing temperatures, crushing pressure and total darkness make the deepest parts of the world's oceans inhospitable places to live. Still, they are not without — often weird — life.
Recycling, ditching meat and switching to a bicycle — changes we should be making to protect the environment. And yet, it all seems so difficult. What's holding us back? And how can we make significant changes?
Some Australian birds of prey have developed a unique hunting technique that sees them use fire as means of snagging their dinner.
Conserving biodiversity, protecting the climate and inspiring others to do the same. That's the goal of the environment projects we profile.
An online documentary about a journey deep into the Kazakh steppes to solve a deadly mystery and save an ancient and unique species from extinction.
Several nations are investing in a bio-based economy to slash carbon footprints. At a recent summit, experts point out how more work is needed to realize bioeconomy's potential as a climate solution.
"There are so many children here and the only hope is that we can raise awareness among them and make sure that they look after the trees." — Peter Kappeler, German Primate Center, on the lemurs' Madagascar home
The spill from a sunken Iranian oil tanker off the Chinese coast is now about the size of Malta. But much of the environmental danger may be lurking underneath the water.
The half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
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