A new report depicts a failing planet. A new book has solutions

A UN report released today paints a dire picture of the natural world, but a new book provides answers.

Styrofoam ban, a naming game, pollinators in trouble: 3 big stories you might have missed

Human Nature shares three stories from the past week that you should know about.

Wildlife loss, flight footprints, Irish action: 3 big stories you might have missed

Human Nature shares three stories from the past week that you should know about.

Your summer reading list: Nature edition

Four books about the environment that you should add to your reading list.

Climate-fighting beads, record-breaking CO2, fossil-fueled plastics: 3 big stories you might have missed

Human Nature shares three stories from the past week that you should know about.

As climate warms, Ecuador fights fires with forecasts

An innovative tool combines weather forecasts with fire-tracking systems to create a “fire-weather forecast.”

Protected areas see recent rise in legal rollbacks: study

New study: Rollbacks of legal protections to protected areas are on the rise.

Business in a changing climate, pollution loopholes, fishing bans: 3 big stories you might have missed

Human Nature shares three stories from the past week that you should know about.

Komodo dragons, beefless Whoppers, bleached reefs: 3 big stories you might have missed

Human Nature shares three stories from the past week that you should know about.

Mangroves, mullets, humpback whales: 3 new science stories you should know about

Three recent studies by Conservation International shed light on how we can help protect nature.

Medicated salmon, cold-water coral, insect rescue: 3 big stories you might have missed

Human Nature shares three stories from the past week that you should know about.

5 ways you can help endangered species today

Human Nature asked five Conservation International experts for their best tips to help endangered species.

Emissions in NYC, plastic-eating bacteria, more accurate forecasts: 3 big stories you might have missed

Human Nature shares three stories from the past week that you should know about.

Protected areas good for health, wealth: study

Protected areas can be good for both wildlife and people, according to a new study.

Dengue fever, frog fungus, melting Antarctica: 3 big stories you might have missed

Human Nature shares three stories from the past week that you should know about.

Indonesian province leaps ahead in conservation

The government of the province of West Papua announced legislation establishing it as Indonesia’s first “conservation province.”

Plastic pollution and over-tourism: It’s not (totally) your fault

When it comes to the relationship between over-tourism and plastic pollution, the headlines don’t paint the full picture.

Valentine’s Day, animal edition: 6 weird ways animals get it on

From kinky spider bondage to death-inducing foreplay, Human Nature dives into the fascinatingly depraved world of animal mating rituals.

Deforestation, heat waves, rejected recyclables: 3 big stories you might have missed

Human Nature shares three stories from the past week that you should know about.

Climate strikes, sage grouse, polluting floods: 3 big stories you might have missed

Human Nature shares three stories from the past week that you should know about.

6 ways you can help marine life today

Human Nature asked six Conservation International experts for their best tips to help marine species.

In protecting their forests, these women transformed their futures

For International Women’s Day, we are celebrating the women of the Roro tribe in Papua New Guinea.

Planes, slaves (!) and tree loss: 3 new science stories you should know about

Three recent studies by Conservation International shed light on how humans can stop harming the environment, and help people in the process.