By 2100, the number of mammal species going extinct globally is likely to reach 558 if conservation efforts are not stepped up, researchers have predicted.
Instead of taking to the world's streets to demand climate action on Friday as planned before the coronavirus pandemic, young activists from about 20 countries took to Youtube to share ideas on how to fight global warming.
It's a scene that seems almost surreal today -- adventure filmmaker Alison Teal paddle surfing along the River Thames in bubblegum-pink swimwear, fishing out plastic rubbish from the murky waters.
Unable to gather en masse as they’d planned this Earth Day, climate activists are planning live streams and webinars to keep the issue of climate front and center on the world stage and in the U.S. presidential race.
Women make up 80 percent of the people displaced by climate change, according to the UN.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said Tuesday that it was "extremely likely" that she had contracted the new coronavirus, after experiencing several symptoms following a trip to central Europe.
Even if humanity sharply reduces the fossil fuel pollution that drives global warming, more than a third of the planet's sandy shorelines could disappear by then.
Licypriya Kangujam, a nine-year-old climate activist, urges the Indian government to declare a health emergency in Delhi as the people living in the city are choking due to the pollution in the air.
More than half the ice shelves ringing Antarctica that prevent huge glaciers from sliding into the ocean and lifting sea levels are at risk of crumbling due to climate change, researchers said Wednesday.
Fish and other marine life may have to flee thousands of kilometres to escape damaging heatwaves, according to research published on Wednesday, highlighting the scale of disruption caused by these increasing surges in ocean temperatures.