Explore the key themes impacting the natural world: from resource management, climate change and rising sea levels to land rights and environmental degradation.
Protecting wildlife for the future will also benefit developers and homeowners, argues Rachel Hackett of The Wildlife Trusts.
Jonn Elledge discusses whether national and city governments are really doing enough to combat air pollution.
By 2050, our sector needs to reduce its carbon emissions by 84 billion tonnes. It’s a big challenge, but the industry is responding.
Energy efficiency of building stock is a significant route to contributing towards meeting European Union energy targets.
Without security of tenure, millions are at risk of dispossession, crime and corruption. How is the problem being addressed?
The ecosystems of the world’s deep oceans remain almost entirely shrouded in mystery.
The uncharted territories of the seabed are rich in valuable minerals. But does the effort required to get at them outweigh the benefits of deep sea mining?
With UK agriculture facing many disruptions, including Brexit, John Varley considers how emerging trends may shape land-based rural businesses over the next few years.
Curt Garrigan of the United Nations Environment Programme argues that the built environment is critical to reducing emissions and that collective action is needed.
Land as a resource is the basis for all development and fundamental to human geography, identity, history and nationality… and all the complexities these entail.
If global temperatures increase beyond 2ºC by 2100, sea levels could rise by two metres. What would that mean for cities like Lagos, Tokyo, Dhaka and Miami?
After centuries building dykes, the Dutch adopted a pragmatic approach to rising water levels: living in harmony with water rather than trying to control it.
Average sea level rise is predicted to be 24-30 cm by 2065 and 40-63 cm by 2100, relative to the reference period of 1986-2005.
UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
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