Earthrise

Saving New Zealand's prehistoric giant weta

New Zealand's giant weta managed to outlive the dinosaurs, but now these big insects are on the brink of extinction.

Global Warming

Report: Antarctic ice melting faster than ever

Between 1992 and 2017, a total of 2.7 trillion tonnes of Antarctic ice melted equivalent to 7.5mm rise in sea levels.

Report: Antarctic ice melting faster than previously thought

Latin America

Guatemala volcano: Thousands left homeless after eruption

Thousands are living in temporary shelters following last week's eruption of Mount Fuego.

Earthrise

Turning the tide on plastic: Creation and art from waste

earthrise goes to Canada and France to look at ways of dealing with the plastic pollution crisis.

Latin America

Guatemala volcano eruption: Anger over lack of government warning

Families are continuing to search for missing relatives one week after Mount Fuego erupted in Guatemala.

Asia Pacific

Habitat loss: Australia's endangered wildlife in peril

In the 200 years since European colonisation, most of south-eastern Australia's oldest trees have been lost.

Latin America

Guatemala: Rescue teams abandon search for survivors of Fuego

Emergency teams lose hope of finding anyone else alive since last Sunday's eruption, which has claimed the lives of at least 110 people, left 200 missing and thousands more homeless.

Environment

Climate change produces wetter and slower tropical cyclones

Hurricanes are moving slower than thus last longer in one place. Harvey's flooding of Texas may be a direct result.

Climate change produces wetter and slower tropical cyclones

Latin America

Guatemala: Fuego eruption 'cooked people trapped in their homes'

Residents give accounts of moments after a devastating volcanic eruption that killed at least 109 people and left 197 missing.

Opinion

Who owns America's water?

Not you. Not if you're an average American citizen.

Gina Benevento

by Gina Benevento

Gina Benevento

Weather

#WorldOceansDay: Mediterranean could become a 'sea of plastic'

The WWF calls for measures to clean up one of the world's worst affected bodies of water.

#WorldOceansDay: Mediterranean could become a 'sea of plastic'

Latin America

Kilauea Volcano: A month-long eruption

The Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has been erupting for 33 days, causing massive damage to homes and property.

Latin America

Fuego volcano disaster: Search operation suspended

While grieving their losses, families are searching for their loved ones in order to put them to rest.

Guatemala

'My daughter must have been swept away'

Survivors of Guatemala's Fuego volcano eruption hold onto the slim hope of finding their loved ones alive.

Fuego volcano disaster: 'My daughter must have been swept away'

Environment

UN demands halt to plastic pollution 'swamping' planet

Eight million tonnes of plastic dumped into oceans each year, killing marine life and entering the human food chain.

World Environment Day: 'Our world is swamped by plastic'