Tropical trees in Australia's rainforests have been dying at double the previous rate since the 1980s, seemingly because of climate impacts.
A new study reveals microplastics in Antarctic snow, while another suggests two major glaciers may be losing ice faster than they have in the last 5000 years.
By mutating the wheat seeds from Bangladesh's coastal fields, researchers were able to develop approximately 2000 lines of wheat.
Analysis found microplastics were present in the vast majority of the waters sampled, even in very remote ocean areas of the Southern Hemisphere.
Australian researchers have located what they believe is the largest plant on Earth — and they estimate it's at least 4500 years old.
Four key climate change indicators — greenhouse gas concentrations, sea level rise, ocean heat and ocean acidification — set new records in 2021.
Researchers have discovered species of coral and wildflower that had been hidden for decades, with the latter thought to be extinct.
The chance of temporarily exceeding 1.5°C above pre-industrial temperatures has risen steadily since 2015, when it was close to zero.
The estimate uses a new method for separating CO2 signals from land plants and fossil fuels in the atmosphere.
Immediate and deep emissions reductions are required across all sectors in order to limit global warming to 1.5°C, the latest IPCC report says.
Established in 1853, the herbarium has grown from an initial collection of around 1800 native plant specimens to over 1 million today.
In warmer water, soundwaves propagate faster and last longer before dying away.
Region-wide, Caribbean coral reefs have been warming since 1915. However, in four of the eight sub-regions, warming began earlier.
Human-induced climate change is causing dangerous and widespread disruption in nature, according to the latest IPCC report.
The average global temperature in 2021 was about 1.11°C above pre-industrial (1850–1900) levels.