An estimated 14 million species of animals, plants, fungi and microorganisms populate the Earth. Do we really need all of them? For humans at least, living amidst a very wide diversity of organisms is important to our existence.
The passenger pigeon, the woolly mammoth and the Tasmanian tiger – what do they all have in common? They are extinct. But how many animals have died out? And how many more will? Global Ideas takes a look.
This year's COP23 has built on innovative solutions that were introduced in COP21. This included changing our understanding of carbon's function, says Indian environmentalist Dr. Vandana Shiva.
Diplomats and environmentalists are fighting to save the world at climate talks in Bonn, but cinema has already had a head start. In the movie world, mankind has long been fighting for survival in a destroyed world.
How would Bonn's prehistoric residents have viewed the UN's climate conference from their clifftop lookout over the Rhine? Looking back 14,000 years, Ian Johnson offers a different perspective on Earth’s climate drama.
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