Climate change is reshaping relations between parks, people and the mountain gorillas of Rwanda. But more and deeper research is needed to determine likely long-term impacts.
The final installment of a series examining the relationship between the economy and natural resources in Venezuela.
For three months, a reporter travelled Venezuela’s disputed mining areas, gathering exclusive material on Latin America’s most underreported natural resources conflict.
Venezuela today is gripped by a catastrophic economic crisis, born out of corruption on a vast scale, government mismanagement and a failed petro-economy.
Trump’s 2018 budget, if adopted, threatens to kill already precarious Northwest salmon fisheries — crippling the local economies of US and Canadian communities and tribal nations.
As President elect Trump seeks a quick exit from the Paris Climate Accord, the international community at the COP22 climate summit says the world will go forward without the US; China may lead.
This month’s 22nd UN climate conference in Morocco is critical for putting practical mechanisms in place to determine how the world’s nations will curb climate change.
Conservationists are cautiously optimistic about new moves by Peru to invest in ecosystem services, protect forests, mitigate climate change and offset biodiversity losses.
Americana icon Harris was in Rome to join with the Jesuit Refugee Service in addressing the European refugee crisis, a disaster she says is partly fueled by climate change.
The UN is revitalizing a program that gives wealthy nations carbon credits for investing in emission-reducing projects in developing nations; human rights protections are not yet part of the plan.
UN negotiators are meeting in Germany to formulate plans to meet the goals set by the Paris Agreement on climate, but many see political will as weak and response as slow.
Shark finning, overfishing, an indifferent Belizean government, and coral bleaching are rapidly killing one of the world’s great reefs. And no one is acting.