Whether it’s species that fly, grow, swim, crawl or walk, scientists have long tried to puzzle out just how much diversity our planet is home to. But it’s far from easy. Global Ideas gives an overview.
As the global climate heats up, species are moving beyond their normal ranges, posing a threat to native ecosystems and raising tough questions as to what the natural world of the future will look like.
Costa Rica has set itself ambitious climate goals, but balancing environment conservation with the needs of its people and its economy is proving to be a tricky task.
Jellyfish outbreaks in the Mediterranean often scare off tourists and affect marine life. In Tunisia, scientists are working with fishermen to install nets, track the creatures as well as make it lucrative to catch them.