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.

5 ways you can help endangered species today

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

New documentary features an unlikely, and silent, hero

“Dulce” features an unsung star — one that has ramifications for all of humanity.

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.

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.

The climate talks: 3 things you need to know

Three takeaways from the UN climate negotiations.

Without traditional knowledge, there is no climate change solution

Traditional indigenous knowledge is the key to solving climate change.

Climate Change and Extreme Summer Weather Events – The Future is still in Our Hands

Summer 2018 saw an unprecedented spate of extreme weather events, from the floods in Japan, to the record heat waves across North America, Europe and Asia, to wildfires that threatened Greece and even parts of the Arctic. The heat and drought in the western U.S. culminated in the worst California wildfire on record. This is the face of climate change, I commented at the time. Some of the connections with climate change here are pretty straightforward. One of the simplest relationships in all of atmospheric science tells us that the atmosphere holds exponentially more moisture as temperatures increase. Increased moisture means potentially for greater amounts of

A shortage of beer and fries? Climate change hits Europe where it hurts

Europe may have a shortage of beer and fries due to climate change.

Protecting the planet’s freshwater: 3 things you need to know 

Nature-based solutions were mainstream at last week’s Stockholm World Water Week.

For climate expert, California summit will be momentous homecoming

Conservation International’s Climate Change Lead Shyla Raghav discusses California’s climate goals and the Global Climate Action Summit.

Climate mitigation takes root

Mangroves could well be our last line of defense against climate change. But they’re under threat.

3 ways climate change affects tropical rainforests

On International Day for the Conservation of Tropical Forests, Human Nature explores three issues and potential solutions.

Reports: Trump to skip G7 meeting on climate

U.S. President Donald Trump will leave the G7 summit early — missing the meeting on climate change.

Marine parks: big or small? Both, says oceans expert

What should marine protected areas look like, and how large should they be?

Behind those iconic golden arches, a commitment to sustainability

McDonald’s committed to making 100 percent of its packaging sustainable by 2025.

3 ways businesses can show governments they’re taking action on climate

How to push past the Paris Agreement.

Field notes from “Cambodia’s beating heart”

Cambodia is trying to stop the loss of its lifeblood: the fish that thrive in these waters.

McDonald’s to take a bite out of carbon emissions

McDonald’s announced it would eliminate deforestation from its supply chain while reducing its carbon emissions by 36 percent by 2030.

Will the UK show climate leadership as chair of the Commonwealth?

On the 16 April, 52 Commonwealth heads of state will gather in London for a biennial summit and the UK will become their official chair in office for the next two years. This role could have major implications for advancing global action on climate change and biodiversity loss. Opinions are divided on the merits and geopolitical influence of the Commonwealth

Will the UK show climate leadership as head of the Commonwealth?

On the 16 April, 52 Commonwealth heads of state will gather in London for a biennial summit and the UK will become their official chair in office for the next two years. This role could have major implications for advancing global action on climate change and biodiversity loss. Opinions are divided on the merits and geopolitical influence of the Commonwealth

Statoil, Total, Shell prove precocious in weaning from oil

European oil giants at CERAWeek plan to expand into cleaner products, yet their U.S. counterparts are vague.

For PG&E, mitigating climate change is a team sport

The utility’s director of sustainability chats about climate risks and balancing clean energy adoption with the need for reliable, affordable power