The iconic Tasmanian swift parrot is facing population collapse and could become extinct within 16 years, new research has found.
World leaders must reduce the long-held target of limiting global warming to below two degrees Celsius to avoid catastrophic impacts on the world’s poorest people, says a leading climate scientist.
ST. JOHN, Antigua, Mar 26 2015 (IPS) - Richard Huber is chief of the Sustainable Communities, Hazard Risk, and Climate Change Section of the Department of Sustainable Development of the Organisation of American States (OAS).
Long-term study in the reef’s marine park finds an 80% difference in the biomass of coral trout between areas where fishing is allowed and no-go zones
Annual switching off of lights in homes, businesses and landmarks on Saturday evening holds extra significance ahead of this year’s climate talks in Paris, says the UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon
Lynx and other big cats belonging to the family Felidae are currently threatened with habitat loss and fragmentation, and yet these animals are largely understudied by scientists, hindering any possible conservation efforts, according to a new report.
NEW DELHI: Joining race of rich nations including Switzerland and European Union (EU) countries in submitting their respective 'climate action plans' well in time, Norway on Friday submitted its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to the UNFCCC promising to cut at least 40% of its ...
OLANCHITO, Honduras -- The farmlands hugging the Aguán River are an endless stretch of glossy green. Swaths of fronds cover the horizon, while neat green bunches of curling fruit peek out from under the shade. Banana plantations thrive in this valley, bringing year-round work to those who cut, c ...
Is climate change an uncertain science, ideological struggle or opportunity? The way it is framed affects public perception
Carbon absorption in basin has halved since 1990s; unclear whether other forests will follow