Animals that turn white in the winter to hide themselves in snowy landscapes could struggle to adapt to climate change, research suggests. ... Read More
The loss of carbon from wildfires fuelled by drought could “counteract” efforts to cut deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, research suggests. ... Read More
Polar bears could be failing to hunt enough seals to meet their energy demands, new research suggests. ... Read More
Climate change could be causing shifts to the natural cycle of life in the tropical rainforest, scientists have suggested. ... Read More
Just over a year ago, scientists announced the discovery of the world’s largest intact tropical peatland in a remote part of the Congo’s vast... Read More
Carbon storage in Borneo’s tropical rainforests faces a dual threat from deforestation for agriculture and droughts caused by El Niño events, a new... Read More
Prof Vincent Gauci is chair in global change ecology in the School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences at the Open University. ... Read More
Some of the world’s most diverse coral reefs are found in cooler parts of the tropics. These corals may be able to adapt to rising temperatures if... Read More
Climate change could threaten the food supply of bamboo lemurs, new research finds, leaving the animals vulnerable to starvation. ... Read More
Bringing “extreme” poverty to an end will not jeopardise the chances of limiting global warming to 2C above pre-industrial levels, a new study... Read More
From habitat loss to extreme weather events, the world’s wildlife faces a list of challenges as a result of climate change. ... Read More
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