It’s official: pesticides are harming the bees

Perhaps it’s time to consider a full-scale ban.

Norway to invest $13 million in “Doomsday” Seed Vault

We hope this vault will never be needed. But just in case…

Using rocks for farming could improve soil quality, reduce CO2 emissions

The practice could reduce the need for pesticides, improve soil quality, and absorb carbon dioxide.

Sea level rise is accelerating, could lead to twice as much sea level rise by 2100 than previously expected

Sea levels aren’t only rising, they’re doing so at an accelerating rate.

Meteorite and volcanoes may have worked together to wipe out dinosaurs

It was a devastating one-two punch.

A new Iron Curtain is falling over Europe — a “coal curtain”

A coal curtain is falling over the Old Continent.

France to Trump: ‘No Paris Agreement, no trade agreement’

No care for the environment, no trade deal.

82% of all wealth created in 2017 went to the top 1%, report finds

The rich aren’t only getting richer — they’re getting much richer.

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.

Australia offers money to scientists to save the Great Barrier Reef

The clock is ticking.

Scientists turn to the troubled streets of Gotham to understand community resilience

The city’s imaginary but the science is very real.

No, chocolate isn’t going extinct in 40 years — but we are set for a crisis

Things are bad, but they’re not this bad.

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

You can make cool science.

French President at Climate Summit: We’re losing the battle

It’s a long and rocky road, which will require a lot action and a lot of effort, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel.

Supervolcano eruptions might be more common than we thought — but there’s still no need to panic

If it happens, it happens — there’s not that much we can do about it.

Rising seas risk washing tens of thousands archaeological sites clean off the map in the US alone

Children in the future will have a much soggier view of their roots.

Swedish company builds food-laden ‘Plantscaper’ to feed the cities of the future

A skyscraper filled with food? Sign me up!

About 90% fewer wild birds are traded thanks to EU ban

It has been very effective, with a few indirect effects.

“Killer” mosquitoes are being unleashed in the US to fight disease

Their mission is to reduce mosquito populations.

As Nicaragua and Syria embrace Paris Agreement, it’s literally the US vs the rest of the world

Trump’s US is the only country who doesn’t want the Paris Agreement.