Coral has recovered from storms and bleaching events to record levels across much of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, a survey has found. Read more
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New research shows that rainwater in most locations on Earth contains levels of chemicals that "greatly exceed" safety levels. Read more
Catastrophic climate change outcomes, including human extinction, are not being taken seriously enough by scientists, a new study says. Read more
For the past 22 years, Ye Lianping, a 95-year-old retired teacher from Buchen village in East China's Anhui province, has been teaching left-behind children for free. Read more
Sea levels are rising much faster than a century ago, reveals the Met Office's annual look at the UK's climate and weather. Read more
Last week's wildfires across London show that lessons learned tackling rural blazes must urgently be applied to built-up areas, fire chiefs say. Read more
Your arms morph into flippers. Your back grows round and hardens. You swim through thick ocean waters, dodging fishing gear and ships that can maim along the way. You are a loggerhead sea turtle—or at least that is what your brain perceives when you wear a virtual reality headset and enter Project SHELL (Simulating Living Habitat Experiences of Living Loggerheads), a research project of the University of Oregon and the University of Florida. Read more
White people are at it again — this time they’re “colonizing the atmosphere,” according to an Australian professor. Read more
For the third time this year, Sydney has been hit by major floods. Scientists blame intense rainfall on a combination of factors - but, on social media, unfounded allegations of "weather manipulation" have spread widely. Read more
Environmental groups are suing Dutch airline KLM, alleging that adverts promoting the company's sustainability initiative are misleading. Read more