Pollution

Beloved Thai baby dugong dies with plastic in stomach

Orphaned dugong became social media star after she was rescued and hand-reared by biologists.

Beloved Thai baby dugong dies with plastic in stomach

AJ Impact

'No, thank you': Danes respond to Trump's 'bid' for Greenland

US President Donald Trump has reportedly expressed an interest in buying the semi-autonomous Danish territory.

'No, thank you': Danes respond to Trump's 'bid' for Greenland

Environment

'Watered down': Pacific leaders chide Australia on climate change

Pacific leaders criticise Australia over lack of action on 'existential threat' posed by global warming, rising seas.

'Watered down': Pacific leaders chide Australia on climate change

Climate Change

Climate activist Greta Thunberg to set sail for US

The face of a new generation of eco-activists is taking her message on board a zero-emissions yacht, bound for New York.

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg to set sail for US

Asia

Floating farms in Bangladesh help farmers survive floods

Innovative floating farms are proving to be a sustainable solution for poor farmers in areas where land is often submerged by floodwaters.

AJ Impact

A London college bans beef to fight climate change

To reduce its carbon footprint, Goldsmiths at the University of London will no longer sell beef on its campus.

A London college bans beef to fight climate change

Asia Pacific

Australian coal use an 'existential threat' to islands: Fiji PM

Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama challenges Canberra to quickly transition from coal to other safer energy sources.

Australian coal use an 'existential threat' to islands: Fiji PM

Inside Story

Can Earth be saved?

Climate change is threatening the world's food supply, according to a UN panel.

Climate Change

Will not having children help save the planet?

Growing number of people are choosing to have fewer or no children as carbon emissions remain high and climate change worsens.

Will not having children help save the planet?

AJ Impact

Will Germany blow its budget to tackle climate change?

The country's coalition government considers taking on new debt to finance green initiatives.

Will Germany blow its budget to tackle climate change?

AJ Impact

Indian farmers saved by monsoon

Soybean and peanut crops were at risk following drought.

Monsoon rains save desperate Indian soybean farmers

AJ Impact

Toxic fish: Is climate change making cod & tuna dangerous to eat?

Harvard scientists say climate change is making fish toxic, and warn that eating tainted fish can cause brain damage.

Toxic fish: Is climate change making cod & tuna dangerous to eat?

AJ Impact

McDonald's' paper straws cannot be recycled, company admits

The fast food giant replaced recyclable plastic straws with non-recyclable paper ones in 1,361 of its restaurants.

McDonald's' paper straws cannot be recycled, company admits

Asia

Severe drought threatens delicate ecosystem in Gujarat

In Kutch, a northern Gujarat district, residents say their livelihoods are at risk as experts warn of a water crisis.

'We can only watch our animals die': A drought disaster in Kutch

US & Canada

US state legislatures seek climate action despite Trump pullback

A conference of elected officials from across the US to discuss emerging environmental issues begins on Friday.

US state legislatures seek climate action despite Trump pullback