Our ignorance is much more deadly than our evil, despite what blockbuster movies show you

Another unrealistic apocalypse standard promoted by Hollywood.

There’s no going back if we start geoengineering the planet, not if we care about wildlife

Desperate times call for desperate measures. Geoengineering is not for the faint of heart.

It’s “make or break” for coral reefs, says the UN head of Environment

He says the shift away from coal and plastics is good news — but we also need more action.

Oil slicks continue to grow in the East China Sea after tanker sank in the area

It does not look good.

Brussels announces EU-wide strategy to fight plastic pollution

By 2030, you’ll have to bring a reusable cup to get coffee in the EU.

British surfers are more prone to be antibiotic resistant bacteria carriers

A new study shows that surfers are three times more likely to harbor very resistant types of E. coli. 

Australia offers money to scientists to save the Great Barrier Reef

The clock is ticking.

A wolf has been spotted in Belgium for the first time in 100 years

The reintroduction of wolves to Europe has been quite successful so far.

Global warming is causing the largest sea turtle populations to turn female

This is a huge problem for sea turtles.

You can now play God with NASA’s new climate change simulator

You can make cool science.

Fishing banned in the thawing Arctic for the next 16 years in historic pact

Sometimes, the world can work together for the common gold.

A hidden shortage: why the world is running low on sand

There’s not nearly as much as you think.

We now have proof that conservation funding works

We have no reason not to invest in saving the other species in the world.

White House nominates Barry Myers to lead the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

He brings relevant expertise to the table, but also possible conflicts of interest.

Neonicotinoid pesticides found in 75 percent of honey worldwide

The pesticide is heavily linked with the dramatic collapse of bee populations around the world.

Environmental Risks Associated With California’s Cap and Trade Bill

We need to start putting the environment first — not big business.

Volkswagen is investing 70 billion Euros into electric vehicles

Time to make amends, VW.

Exxon did know about climate change since the 70s — and it lied, knowingly

They knew about it and yet they did everything they could to hide it.

American “mudbug” crabs have invaded Berlin

A strange sight for Berliners who have been wondering what the large crabs, “lobsters”, and “scorpions” are doing in their city.

Disaster as thousands of Atlantic salmon escape from fish farm on the west coast

Potentially catastrophic for Pacific salmon.