Scientists have found that accidental capture by fisheries (bycatch), climate change and pollution are among the key drivers of decline.
There is a clear way to get more value from the seas: protect fish. New research confirms an old argument.
Largely since the 1950s, we have grossly simplified the biosphere, a system that has evolved over 3.8 billion years.
The Red Cross warns that urgent international action is needed to address the rising risk of climate-related displacement.
Global heating may be to blame for the fact that Europe has grown drier over the last 2,000 years to a new high in 2015.
As more rainforest is destroyed, there is more potential for climate change, which in turn makes it more difficult for remaining forests to survive.
A bold UN survival plan could put nature back in charge of the Earth − and researchers explain why that should happen.
A group of over 500 international scientists is urging world leaders to end policies that prop up the burning of trees for energy.
One study has found that human numbers exposed to the hazard of extreme drought are likely to double in the decades to come.
America’s rainfall patterns are changing with the global climate – and making catastrophic flood damage even more costly.