Researchers say the London Natural History Museum’s controversial landscape redesign will actually increase the biodiversity on its grounds. While their findings likely won’t settle the debate, the methods — which applied landscape-scale tools to a very small setting — could be useful to urban designers everywhere.
Researchers have calculated by just how much official statistics underestimate the global harvest—and it isn’t pretty
A survey of consumers showed that hardly any recognised the trademark of sustainable palm oil, calling into question just how effective eco-labelling can be.
This flying insect-sized robot weighs just 100 grams and, inspired by real-life insects, can perch on just about any surface.
Korean researchers have reported a simple way to produce methane from carbon dioxide using sunlight and common metals. The technique offers a way to recycle the carbon dioxide already being pumped into the air, and to reduce the need to dig for more natural gas.
For all its philosophical troubles, wilderness—big, contiguous places with minimal human footprints—is still enormously important to prevent extinctions.
A new global study makes the case for conserving rivers for the fish found there and the humans who eat them.
A new material to capture carbon dioxide comes from a surprising green source: spruce cones.
Mayors are right to be concerned about the effects of climate change on their cities. They’re also right to think they can do something to mitigate its effects.
In Ethiopia, researchers have used farmers' traditional crop knowledge to pinpoint areas of the wheat genome that could help breeders to build more resilient crops.