Tardigrades, or water bears, are virtually indestructable and scientists now know why.
To put an end to tropical deforestation and save us from disastrous climate change, we must elect politicians who share the same values. Here's a powerful lesson from Brazil.
If India, along with the major European nations, takes steps to formally ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change, it would send a powerful signal to other countries around the world.
Rapid progress in the development of robotics, AI, low-cost sensors, satellite systems, big data and genetics are opening up whole new sectors of ocean use and research.
15 entries for National Geographic's Nature Photographer of the Year award.
Here are three key reasons why melting in Greenland poses significant global economic risks.
Financial performance isn’t the only barometer of global economic risk. Rapid changes in the Arctic are a warning sign that our social-ecological-economic system is out of whack.
We live in a connected world, and what happens in the Arctic does not stay in the Arctic.
Underground explosions vaporize rock in an instant. But many of the early tests were carried out above ground - and there was no attempt at containment.
Giant Pandas have been downgraded from ‘endangered’ to ‘vulnerable’ in the IUCN’s Red List of Threatened Species.
This map shows who’s taking the lead in delivering the Paris Climate Change agreement.
Scientists believe our impact on Earth is so significant we should declare a new epoch - the Anthropocene.
Every day many of us buy a takeaway coffee – then drop our empty cups in a recycling bin, thinking we’re doing our bit to help the environment. But we’re wrong.
The evolution of life on Earth could offer clues about any possible alien life.
Research examines an alternative to a widely held theory about how life on earth began.