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Bee populations are in decline. Without them, food like nuts, fruits, and vegetables would become more expensive and rare.
At some point in the next decade, a large, tractor-like device will start crawling the deepest seafloor, gathering potato-sized nuggets packed with metals crucial to electric vehicles, renewable-energy storage and smartphones. Nobody knows how badly this industrialisation of the deep sea could damage the marine environment, says Adam Minter.
Munu, a rare blind rhino has been given a new lease on life. The 20-year-old South Western black rhino bull lost sight in both eyes due to a territorial fight.
Scientists hope the images will reinforce the case for creating the world’s first protected area for basking sharks in this part of the sea.
South Africa is 'dipping into its investment' and 'overspending on its budget' in relation to the earth's resources, says an academic.
Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest has broken records in July. Scientists warn that, after a point, the Amazon might not be able to recover.
Theewaterskloof Dam, Cape Town’s largest dam, is now almost 53% full. In 2017 it teetered at a terrifying 10%.
Highly revered conservationist Jane Goodall had first taught Prince Harry the greeting in December 2018, but he hadn't forgotten it.
The Potomac River, which flows through the US capital Washington, hit a record high temperature of 34°C over the weekend -- as warm as bathwater -- following a major heat wave.
The only South African invention to land on the moon is being honoured in a collection of commemorative coins.
US President Donald Trump's administration has finalised rollbacks to key provisions of the Endangered Species Act, a law credited with saving the gray wolf, bald eagle and grizzly bear. WATCH NOW.
A new study found that it's possible to satisfy our nutritional needs without eating meat — and help the environment at the same time.
A new technology developed by a South African company is the first to prove effective in killing the polyphagous shot hole borer, a tiny beetle that has been killing trees worldwide at an alarming rate.
Selling water from melted icebergs is big business on Canada's eastern coast, but there are concerns over Arctic warming.
Experts began negotiating the most comprehensive scientific assessment ever of the role the land we live off plays in climate change, expected to highlight the stark choices humanity faces to feed 10 billion people while preserving Nature.
Ethiopians have planted more than 350 million trees in a single day as part of a campaign to fight deforestation and climate change.
Mankind will have used up its allowance of natural resources such as water, soil and clean air for all of 2019, a report said.
If Earth's axis tilted to 90 degrees, extreme seasons would cause intense climate change on every continent.
Okjökull lost its status as a glacier in 2014 due to ice melt caused by climate change. The plaque eulogizing it carries a message for the future.
Before being colonised by the Vikings, Iceland was lush with forests but the fearsome warriors razed everything to the ground and the nation is now struggling to reforest the island.
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