The Listening Post

Has the media narrative changed around climate change?

The climate change story is being told in ways and on platforms it has not been told before.

The Listening Post

A change of climate in the media?

Activism, science and politics push the biodiversity crisis up the news agenda. Plus, patriotism in Chinese cinema.

Ethiopia

Ethiopia begins rationing electricity for homes and industries

Drop in water levels in hydroelectric dams leads to a production deficit.

Ethiopia begins rationing electricity for homes and industries

Europe

Norway to build hybrid ships to lower shipping emissions

Given the shipping industry is responsible for a significant proportion of the global climate problem, change cannot come soon enough.

Asia Pacific

Australia's wombats dying out

A contagious parasite is threatening Australia’s wombat population.

101 East

The Wombat Whisperer

The wombat is under threat from an agonising disease. 101 East meets the woman trying to save them.

Environment

UN chief worried nuclear 'coffin' leaking in Pacific

The concrete dome was built in the late 1970s as a dumping ground for waste from the nuclear tests.

UN chief Guterres concerned nuclear 'coffin' leaking in Pacific

Reporter's Notebook

Saving Australia's Wombats

The native animal is suffering from a painful and deadly disease.

Africa

Poisoning Rhino horns to save species in South Africa

Rhino Rescue Project has infused 700 horns with the toxins and has since lost only 2 rhinos to poachers.

Business & Economy

Drought-hit Australia to import wheat for first time in 12 years

The worst drought in more than a century is causing a severe grain shortage in a country known for surplus produce.

Drought-hit Australia to import wheat for first time in 12 years

Latin America

Mexico City declares pollution alert over smoke from wildfires

Authorities tell residents to stay indoors as wildfires in southern Mexico and Central America burn.

Australia

Here's everything you need to know about Australia's election

The opposition Labor Party is expected to win Saturday's election, with climate change emerging as a key issue.

Here's everything you need to know about Australia's election

Gabon

Gabon vows no mercy over theft of hardwood worth nearly $250m

Government says 353 containers of protected hardwood that was illegally felled have disappeared from its custody.

Gabon vows no mercy over theft of hardwood worth nearly $250m

Europe

Saving Lofoten Islands: Norway's turn towards biodiversity

Rich in biodiversity, the Lofoten Islands are in the crosshairs of a big oil company.

Africa

Cyclone Kenneth survivors struggle to rebuild lives in Mozambique

Residents left reeling as Kenneth becomes second cyclone to hit Mozambique in six weeks.