Sustainable agriculture is a challenge in the arid United Arab Emirates, but a new indoor approach to farming may be the key to supplying the region with food without overdrawing from its limited water stores.
For Mongolian herders, life is changing fast. Around 68,000 herders a year move to the capital of Ulaanbaatar, with many pointing to climate change as a driving factor.
Wildlife advocates asked courts to reverse lease sales in Montana, Wyoming, Utah, and Nevada, in order to preserve the habitat of the fast-disappearing greater sage grouse.
In an effort to improve air quality following a lawsuit against the Pakistan government, Pakistan's top judges are pressuring the government to better address air pollution by adding pollution filters in factories and air quality monitors.
Engineers hope the 10,000-square-foot foam replica of the Lower Mississippi can help them study and prevent coastal erosion. The Delta region is on the front lines of land loss due to erosion.
A small but growing insect-farming industry is attracting attention from global food brands looking for alternate and sustainable sources of protein for both animal feed and human consumption.
Brazil's cattle ranchers are planting cocoa on their used-up pasture, with financial support from international environmental groups. Cocoa plantations can imitate natural forests by helping to restore native plant and wildlife species and absorb carbon dioxide.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California approved a plan to help fund two tunnels connecting the Sacramento River to drought-sensitive communities around the state, but the plan is criticized by environmentalists.
Youth-led climate organizations are springing up around the globe and pushing for measures to counter climate change. Drawing from personal experience, they are rallying to hold their governments accountable for failing to properly address problems.
Facebook become one of the 20 technology companies that joined the Global Coalition to End Wildlife Trafficking Online. But weeks after joining scores of internationally banned wildlife products were found for sale in public and private Facebook groups.
Greece's poor waste-management system and addiction to single-use plastic is littering the country’s seabed. Volunteer divers are working as underwater garbage collectors to remove plastic debris threatening marine life.
For the first time, scientists have recorded the improvised songs of bowhead whales. 'These guys are great mimics,' said the oceanographer.
North Atlantic right whales are facing the threat of extinction despite 80 years of conservation efforts. The movement to preserve them is trying to come up with new solutions by renewing public interest in their survival.