The European Food Safety Authority has published its initial risk assessment of using insects as a source of protein for human consumption and animal feed.
VALPARAÍSO, Chile, Oct 8 2015 (IPS) - Seafood offers a large amount of animal protein in diets around the world, and the livelihoods of 12 percent of the global population depend directly or indirectly on fisheries and aquaculture.
WASHINGTON DC, Oct 8 2015 (IPS) - Last week, India announced its new climate plan, also known as its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution, or INDC.
Scientists have unravelled the secret to why elephants rarely get cancer despite their large size.
In a study published Wednesday, researchers suggests that a northern lizard species has greater reproductive success because of climate change.
The scientific community has helped to generate the momentum behind the sustainable development goals. By linking evidence to policy in timely, thoughtful and sensitive ways, scientists can now contribute to the task of implementation.
Monarch butterflies have begun entering Mexico on their annual migration from the United States and Canada.
Detecting how changes in one spot on Earth -- in temperature, rain, wind -- are linked to changes in another, far away area is key to assessing climate risks.
From Hawaii to Papua New Guinea to the Maldives, coral reefs are bleaching — in so many regions that the US National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) officially declared a global bleaching event on 8 October. The event, the third in recorded history, is expected to grow worse ...
A third global bleaching of coral reefs is underway following a massive and persistent underwater heatwave