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RM0WYM Silverback Mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) member of Kabirizi group. Virunga National Park, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo,

Climate change could ‘raise stress levels’ of endangered mountain gorillas

Global warming could cause stress to endangered Virunga mountain gorillas, potentially raising the risk of health problems and early death, a new... Read More

Wildlife | Apr 30. 2019.
Mosquito fogging to prevent against Dengue fever in Jakarta, Indonesia, 30 March 2015. Credit: Reynold Sumayku / Alamy Stock Photo. EJNEYB

Mosquito-borne diseases could reach extra ‘one billion people’ as climate warms

Nearly one billion people could face “their first exposure” to a host of mosquito-borne diseases by 2080 under extreme global warming, a study... Read More

Public health | Mar 28. 2019.
Background image: Pradeep Raja Kannaiah / Alamy Stock Photo. MPCWRK

The Carbon Brief Profile: Indonesia

In the sixth article of a series on how key emitters are responding to climate change, Carbon Brief looks at Indonesia’s efforts to curb... Read More

Country profiles | Mar 27. 2019.
Cattle amongst rolling hills, UK. Credit: Peter Cavanagh / Alamy Stock Photo. F0X3FN

CCC: Farming needs a ‘revolution’ for UK to meet climate goals

Greenhouse gas emissions from the land-use and agriculture sector are set to increase unless the UK’s "unsustainable” approach changes, warns the... Read More

UK policy | Nov 15. 2018.
BJKC5T African Forest Elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis), Damaraland, Namibia, Africa

In-depth: Could ‘rewilding’ help to tackle climate change?

As little as 14,000 years ago, lions roamed across most of Earth’s continents, including Europe, Asia and the Americas. ... Read More

Wildlife | Oct 22. 2018.
Sir David Attenborough, English broadcaster and naturalist. Credit: Jeff Gilbert / Alamy Stock Photo. FDW7WY

The 2004 lecture that finally convinced David Attenborough about global warming

Sir David Attenborough’s long career as a presenter of BBC natural-history programmes first began in 1953 with a three-part series called “Animal... Read More

Features | Aug 13. 2018.
Giant Panda cub in the forest, Qinling, Shaanxi, China. Credit: Keren Su/China Span / Alamy Stock Photo. BR5YCF

Climate change not the only threat to giant pandas, study says

Climate change could play a smaller role in determining future giant panda populations than previously thought, a new study suggests. ... Read More

Wildlife | Aug 7. 2018.
Strawberry Poison Frog, “Oophaga pumilio”-Sarapiqui, Costa Rica. Credit: Luis Louro / Alamy Stock Photo. JK188M

Climate change to become ‘greatest pressure on biodiversity’ by 2070

The combined effects of global warming and land-use change could cause the world’s ecosystems to lose more than a third of their animal species by... Read More

Wildlife | Jun 20. 2018.
J0R50R Black Rhino walking to a water hole, Etosha National Park, Namibia

Restricting global warming to 1.5C could ‘halve’ risk of biodiversity loss

Limiting global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels rather than 2C could halve the number of vertebrate and plant species facing severe range... Read More

Wildlife | May 17. 2018.
Wildfire in Yosemite National Park, 2009. Kip Evans / Alamy Stock Photo. BT496N

CO2 emissions from wildfires have fallen over past 80 years, study finds

The annual amount of CO2 emitted as a result of wildfires has fallen over the past 80 years, a new study finds. ... Read More

Plants and forests | Apr 17. 2018.
Swallowtail butterfly.

UK's largest butterfly could 'be lost' due to climate change

A rare butterfly could go extinct in the UK as a result of climate change, research suggests. ... Read More

Wildlife | Mar 28. 2018.
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