As little as 14,000 years ago, lions roamed across most of Earth’s continents, including Europe, Asia and the Americas. ... Read More
Dr Giacomo Grassi is a scientific officer at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission; Dr Jo House is a reader in environmental science... Read More
The vast mangroves of the Amazon store twice as much carbon per hectare as the region’s tropical forests, new research shows. ... Read More
The amount of methane absorbed by forest soils has fallen by an average of 77% in the northern hemisphere over the past 27 years, a new study finds. ... Read More
Scientists studying the troposphere – the lowest level of the atmosphere – have found “powerful evidence” that climate change is altering... Read More
Jane Burston is head of energy and environment at the UK’s National Physical Laboratory. ... Read More
The rainforests, savannahs and woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa have lost around 2.6bn tonnes of CO2 over the past seven years, a new study finds. ... Read More
In 2015, by signing up to the Paris Agreement on climate change, nearly every country pledged to keep global temperatures “well below” 2C above... Read More
The world’s mangrove forests, with their archetypal twisted roots protruding from the water surface, store more than 4bn tonnes of carbon, new... 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
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