Mosquitoes, crocodiles, stagnant water: Swamps don't sound like pleasant places. But they are important ecosystems that feed rivers and lakes, and are home to a host of species - as some in Rwanda are discovering.
Africa's elephants are on the road to extinction. Faye Cuevas founded the tenBonma project to secure their future by stopping poachers before they kill the animals. And that involves a lot of detective work.
Elephant numbers in South Africa's Kruger National Park are rising — which is good news. But the prominent pachyderms are destroying habitat for other animals. Can the tiny bee provide a last line of defense?
Forests, particularly tropical ones, are fundamental to the fight against climate change. They produce oxygen, store carbon and are home to millions of people and animals. Yet they are disappearing at an alarming rate.
Paper cups are killing India's honeybees, two studies show. The important pollinators are attracted to the sugary residue left behind by beverages. Small changes could make a big difference in saving India's bees.
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