Vines are proliferating in tropical rainforests, impeding the ability of trees to sequester carbon dioxide. Researchers are trying to determine the impact of this phenomenon on climate change.
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Berta Cáceres fought to protect native lands in Honduras, and paid with her life. She is victim to a global trend — the killings of environmental activists who block development projects.
Rising temperatures and changing precipitation are taking a toll on coffee farms, including the ones around Mt. Kilimanjaro. Scientists say new climate-resilient species of coffee must be developed.
A steel structure in the Amazon, taller than the Eiffel Tower, will soon begin monitoring the atmosphere above the world’s largest tropical forest.
Aerial photographer Alex MacLean documents Europe's carbon footprint in images.
For centuries, Rotterdam and Hamburg have had to contend with the threat of storm surges and floods. As sea levels rise, planners are looking at innovative ways to make these cities more resilient.
The flood that swept through the Indian state of Uttarakhand two years ago killed thousands of people. Now researchers are saying that melting glaciers and shifting storm tracks played a major role.
In the second of two videos on food waste, filmmaker Karim Chrobog travels to Seoul, South Korea, which has implemented a high-tech initiative that has dramatically reduced its waste.
Filmmaker Karim Chrobog looks at the staggering amount of food wasted in the U.S. – a problem with major human and environmental costs.
Gustavo Londoño hunts birds' nests in Peru. He rigs them with cameras to identify predators. His research suggests surprising challenges that some birds will face as the region warms further.
A Chinese businessman wants to build a $50 billion interoceanic canal in Nicaragua. But critics are concerned the project could ruin the environment and spoil Lake Nicaragua, a drinking water source.
For two towns in northern India, melting glaciers have had very different impacts—one town has benefited from flowing streams and bountiful harvests, but the other's water supply has dried up.