Even assuming better outcome for action on climate change, where global emissions peak around 2040, well 37% of beaches will be lost by 2100
Rare Disease Day: 475 million across the world affected by rare diseases, says study
Without mitigation, global methane emissions would rise by 30% until 2050: Study
COVID-19: WHO raises risk level for world to ‘very high’
COVID-19: Beijing proposes to permanently ban harvesting of wild animals
Experts say an all-out ban may not be the right solution for China's woes of wildlife trade
Nuclear power or coal plants? Study weighs in on costs and benefits
Environmental costs from both power sources were also examined by the study
Locust invasion: FAO seeks $138 million for Africa — double of what it sought in January
Swarms present in 9 east African countries; unseasonal rain adds to worry
US woman's bladder produces alcohol in rare medical condition: Study
The woman suffers from liver damage and poorly-managed diabetes and is on a transplant list
Marsquakes: InSight lander shows active faults in the planet’s crust
It successfully managed to use a robot arm to place a seismometer on ground clear of landing platform, then ...
Camera traps click ties between species in Sumatra
The traps, deployed for eight years as part of a study, recorded the haunts and habits of dozens of ...
COVID-19: Are we prepared for a pandemic?
No. The world has not even made a start
Iranian officials squabble over toll as COVID-19 sweeps West Asia
Meanwhile, Chinese federal government to increase funds to local governments even as world races to develop a vaccine
NASA calls for more astronauts for its Artemis programme
The Artemis programme is a stepping stone for NASA’s “next giant leap”: To send astronauts to Mars
Global Eco Watch: Major ecological happenings of the week (February 17 – 23, 2020)
Down To Earth brings you the top happenings in the world of global ecology
COVID-19: Is South Korea new epicentre outside China
World Health Organization hints at possible pandemic
China close to measles-free status: WHO report
No deaths from measles were reported in China for the last 18 months
COVID-19: WHO has only $1.2 mln to fight outbreak
More international economic groups confirmed initial assessments that China's economy is going to dip because of the COVID-19 outbreak
Inquiry into Quebec’s asbestos mining legacy reveals shocking findings
It has witnessed deaths, lack of compensation and safety and lower penalties in contrast to other Canadian provinces
COVID-19 cut China's carbon dioxide emissions by a quarter: Report
COVID-19 may have shaved off more than 100 tonnes of CO2 in the early February 2020
Revealed: Protein ‘spike’ that lets novel coronavirus pierce, invade human cells
Knowing the structure of the virus’s spike protein gives us crucial information about exactly how the virus infects host ...
New strategy needed to curb 'jaw-dropping' wildlife trafficking in southeast Asia: Report
Organised criminal networks aided by wildlife cybercrime, inadequate laws and dismal conviction rates allow illegal trade to flourish
BHP and Rio Tinto’s ‘mining messes’ must be held to account: Report
The two UK-based multinationals had mined in Brazil, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea and then left the scene without compensating ...
Africa's agri-productivity growth only 2% for 2019: Report
The six-year progress report highlights less than half of development measures were made on several other indicators
COVID-19: Egypt, South Africa, Algeria at highest risk in Africa
Labs ill-equipped, health systems lack isolation and quarantine facilities: Lancet paper
Why it’s important to study coronaviruses in African bats
Understanding factors that play a role in the spillover of pathogens from bats to humans in Africa is important ...