New pesticide found to be as harmful to bumblebees as used pesticides

We need a better solution.

The dirty link between deforestation, illegal fishing, and tax havens

Tax havens are even more problematic than we thought.

Long-term exposure to sunscreen chemicals disrupts zebrafish embryo development

Sunscreen is good for us, not so good for sea creatures.

Reforestation efforts bring back hundreds of species to China

Plant a tree and species will come back to thee.

Climate change will become the leading cause of vertebrate-species loss by 2070

Things are heating up.

NASA creates first 3D model of Amazon rainforest canopy to estimate the effects of droughts, climate change

Drought has a massive effect on rainforests. Bad news in the current changing climate.

Insecticides and low floral diversity are driving bumblebees into the ground

Each year, queens have to re-establish their colonies. Human activity, however, is making it very hard for them to do so.

Old fish don’t want to swim deep — but we’re fishing them all out of shallow waters

What we thought is a natural law is probably ‘just’ impending ecological breakdown.

Whale sharks are very picky about where they live, which could be bad for their survival

They are only found at about 10 locations in the world.

India’s aquifers show “widespread” uranium contamination

India’s groundwater problems are getting worse and worse.

Avoiding eating meat and dairy is the single best thing you can do for the environment

The bottom line? Eat less meat!

What is the Greenhouse effect, and why it’s (currently) bad for us

A look at the process which makes life on Earth possible — but may topple our society if taken too far.

European Union sues six of its countries over air pollution

These are steps in the right direction.

Scientists find new shrew species in Philippines — in a special “sky island”

The small shrew acts as a tiny cog in a very complex and special environmental mechanism.

Eighteen U.S states are taking the EPA to court over weakening emission regulations

“We are not looking to pick a fight with the Trump administration, but we are ready for one,” said California Attorney General Xavier Becerra.

World’s largest dead zone identified in the Gulf of Oman — it’s nearly the size of Florida

“Piracy and geopolitical tensions” kept it hidden from the scientific community until now.

Boaty McBoatface to lead 5-year expedition to one of the fastest-melting glaciers

It’s one of the last barriers holding back a lot of water from hitting the ocean.

Europe will see a doubling of drought areas if climate change isn’t addressed

The Mediterranean, one of Europe’s most beautiful areas, will bear the brunt of the damage.

Flint’s water is deemed safe, Michigan Governor determined to end free bottled water service

Science says the water is safe to drink. The locals aren’t convinced.

Antarctic ice sheet is melting underwater, and this is a big problem

A surprise lurking below the surface.