Will the end of one kind of agricultural chemical get bees back to a healthy population - or is it already too late?
According to activist organisation Avaaz, Monsanto and Co. are trying to patent away our everyday vegetables and fruits like cucumber, broccoli and melons, forcing growers to pay them and risk being sued if they don’t.
The Tanzanian government has just announced that it plans to kick thousands of Maasai families off their lands so that wealthy tourists can use them to shoot lions and leopards.
Global activism site Avaaz recently got Thailand's Prime Minister to promise to shut down her country’s ivory trade. But for every victory, there are hundreds more animals facing extinction, and time is running out. To truly win, they need to grow a team focused on beating the poachers and profiteers.
There is one area of the Ecuadorian Amazon that is so pristine that the whole ecosystem has been preserved and even jaguars roam free! But the government is now threatening to go in and drill for oil.
Right now at a UN meeting in Dubai, authoritarian regimes are pushing for full governmental control of the Internet in a binding global treaty. If they succeed, the internet could become less open, more costly and much slower.
Right now, the tar sands, a toxic oil reserve almost the size of Saudi Arabia's but over 3 times as dangerous for climate change, sits landlocked in Northern Canada. People power has twice blocked new pipelines into this poison, but now we have a bigger challenge.
In days, Nigeria's Parliament could approve a $5 billion fine against giant oil polluter Shell for a spill that devastated the lives of millions of people, and pass a law to hold all oil companies to account for polluting and plundering. This is a watershed moment, but unless we all speak out, oil giants will crush it.
Climate change is accelerating, but there’s a massive ray of hope: clean energy is booming, producing nearly 20% of the world's electricity! Incredibly, the US and EU are threatening to stifle this breakthrough - but together we can stop them.
Australian companies are trying to push through a scandalous proposal to build the world’s largest coal port right over the Great Barrier Reef, risking the survival of this entire amazing world heritage site.
The GMO decision making body of South Africa has given the green light for importation of maize that has been sprayed with dangerous chemicals. Studies have shown these chemicals to cause cancer, birth defects, neurological damage and interference with reproductive function.
In 1998 the Chacma Baboons of the Cape Peninsula gained protective status. This status is now being overlooked with regards to repeat raiders and dispersing males, who are trying to leave the peninsula to join troops further inland.
In just a few weeks, world leaders are converging on Rio for a landmark "Earth Summit" to talk about sustainability issues - but it’s time for them to stop talking and start doing. And here is where they can begin...
Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has partially vetoed a bill that would have weakened her country's efforts to protect the Amazon and other forests.