Vultures don't appear on most people's safari checklist, but they play an essential role in our ecosystem.
Research suggests that the formation of continents might not have happened at the consistent pace we previously thought.
According to a new study North American forests might not be healthy enough to help reduce carbon emissions in the near future.
The world’s weather watchers say our planet is warmer than ever. This map shows where temperatures have hit record highs.
Research suggests that crows will investigate the deaths of fellow crows, in order to identify threats.
Evidence from China reveals the impact of pollution on productivity.
Meat is central to Italy's tradition of fine dining. But this could be about to change, in one part of the country at least.
An AI system built by DeepMind is helping cut energy use at Google's data centres.
Global warming has shifted global cloud patterns - and it could make the world warm faster.
The global economy takes a hit every time there's another heatwave.
More than one-third of the world is now unable to see the Milky Way, even on clear nights, according to scientists who have compiled a global atlas of light pollution.
A report from the International Energy Agency shows the massive cost of air pollution in both lives lost and money in many developing countries.
We cannot go on like this. The challenges (and opportunities) we need to address are getting more complicated by the day.
A new technique could change our entire approach to finding the materials we need for modern life.
Solar and wind power capacity have been growing at double-digit rates, but the sun sets, and the wind can be capricious. Battery breakthroughs could hold the answer.