Is cutting emissions the Christian way? On Wednesday, the Church of England - of which Queen Elizabeth II is officially the head - voted overwhelmingly to target net zero emissions for its operations by 2030, strengthening the original proposal to reach that target by 2045.
According to a new study published in the journal Biological Conservation this month, severe drought conditions and heat, combined with habitat loss and other impacts of human activities, are pushing one of Australia's most enigmatic and iconic endemic species, the duck-billed platypus, toward extinction.
Improving access to family planning and education is crucial to slowing population growth in order to ease the burden we're putting on threatened and endangered species.
Microplastics for breakfast? It might be likely as a newly published study shows concentrates of small plastic particles, or microplastics, inside the digestive systems of rabbitfish, a popular catch in the Philippines.
After decades of dams, overhunting and pollution the Yangtze giant softshell turtle is down to three known individuals.
To cope with unprecedented trends and uncertain futures, the island needs clear, well-coordinated conservation and climate policies.
Elevated background levels of radioactive uranium and thorium, and lead in water bodies near the mine, are most likely a result of mining activity, according to new analysis.
Ensia has compiled a list of its top 10 most-read stories in 2019, all of which share important ideas worth reflecting on again.
Forty percent of samples collected from 116 tapirs in a Cerrado study were poisoned with 13 toxic residues.
Inselberg forests are Mozambique's last inland primary forests. But they're getting smaller and smaller.
The failure to ban asbestos has resulted in widespread and potentially deadly chronic risks that reach down to our youngest citizens and their teachers.
Coal, oil and gas have given communities across the U.S. both steady paychecks and devastating pollution. It's time to make health a priority in meeting our energy demands.
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