WATCH: Up close with beluga whales in Hudson Bay

2018-10-15 20:57

Every year, tens of thousands of beluga whales come to frolic and mate in Hudson Bay, Canada.

Touwsrivier's solar plant - making more than electricity

2018-10-16 06:00

The introduction of a sustainable solar plant in Touwsrivier has proved to pack some power, and not just the electric kind. The small town has seen measurable change thanks to CPV1: both in the economy, and for individual residents too.

Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source

2018-10-15 11:36

US President Donald Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax but says he doesn't know if it's manmade and suggests that the climate will "change back again".

The sublime fulfilment of diving Cape Town's kelp forests without a wetsuit

2018-10-12 14:03

The Sea-Change Trust has released their new book - 'Sea Change: Primal Joy and the art of underwater tracking' - which aims to put the African kelp forest of the world map of conservation.

WATCH: The 5 categories of hurricanes explained

2018-10-11 21:13

How a hurricane is defined from level one to level five, according to its strength and the damage it causes.


AWARENESS:  Jared Chen works at reinforcing panels inside a 24m long blue whale art piece made from discarded single-use plastic at Crissy Field to raise awareness about ocean pollution. (Eric Risberg, AP)

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WATCH: Baby whale rescued from shark net

2018-10-12 21:01

A new-born whale calf was freed from a shark net near the Australian coast.

Goat brigades help battle Portugal's deadly wildfires

2018-10-11 13:53

Fernando Moura and his herd may not look like heroes but the Portuguese farmer and his 370 goats are the latest recruits in the country's battle against summer forest fires.

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Getting fishy: What you should know about SA's 19 marine protected areas

2018-10-11 06:30

These are the places where holidaymakers spend their Decembers on our stunning coastline, pristine and protected from anything that will take away it's most valuable asset - its marine life.

WATCH: UN gives 2030 as climate change deadline

2018-10-09 20:13

In a recent UN report, climate scientists have warned that the world has to curb global warming at 1.5C or face great risks of drought, floods, extreme heat and poverty.

WATCH: World Wildlife Fund unleashes life-sized elephant hologram on to London streets

2018-10-09 07:13

The World Wildlife Fund has installed a life-sized hologram of an elephant on the streets of London to mark the Illegal Wildlife Trade conference between October 10 - October 11.

Avoiding climate chaos means 'unprecedented' change - UN report

2018-10-08 15:20

The UN's 195-nation climate science body plunged deep into overtime to finalise a report outlining stark options – all requiring a global makeover of unprecedented scale – for avoiding climate chaos.

PICS: The curious case of 'Hannibal', the Cape cobra cannibal

2018-10-07 11:01

Researchers from the University of the Western Cape say they were not expecting to find "Hannibal" with a smaller, less fortunate male of the same species stuffed in his mouth.

WATCH: 3 videos that will make you love penguins more than ever

2018-10-06 08:27

From penguins settling into a new home to a tiny chick saved by friendly humans, these little guys will brighten your day.

WATCH: Conservationists in Tanzania use tech platform to protect endangered species

2018-10-10 19:56

In a Tanzanian game reserve ivory poachers have been put on notice, thanks to new technology designed to protect one of the world's most endangered species.

Honduras zoo struggles to replace the drug money that built it

2018-10-09 11:12

An imposingly tall giraffe, powerful African lions and proud Bengal tigers are among the many highlights of a zoo – created by wealthy drug traffickers – that is like a Garden of Eden in the green mountains of Honduras.

WATCH: Top 10 animals brought back from the brink of extinction

2018-10-07 15:12

Thanks to some scraps of DNA and a lot of scientific ingenuity there's hope that some long-extinct creatures may walk the Earth again.

More than 100 baby turtles reported stolen on Galapagos islands

2018-10-07 08:42

A total of 123 baby giant turtles have been stolen from a breeding facility in the Galapagos islands, a lawmaker from Ecuador's prized archipelago in the Pacific told AFP.

WATCH: Moscow's stray subway riding dogs

2018-10-06 18:58

If you happen to be riding the subway in Moscow be sure to bring along a dog biscuit or two.

Bangladesh kids turn the tide on climate change aboard floating schools

2018-10-05 07:27

Mosammat Rekha's older cousins grew up unable to read and write, their tiny village so frequently cut off from the nearest school by floods that would rise suddenly in their remote corner of disaster-prone Bangladesh.

PICS: Sea lions are bringing all the tourists out to the Peruvian coast

2018-10-05 14:00

Foreign tourists are flocking to a group of rocky islands a few miles off the coast of Peru's capital for a once-in-a-lifetime experience: a chance to swim with sea lions

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