Biodiversity

Indigenous Lands Have Highest Biodiversity: Study

The Earth is in the grips of what scientists have dubbed the "Sixth Mass Extinction" with the global rate of species extinction at least "tens to hundreds of times higher" than the average over the past 10 million years.

Herbs Found to Stop Growth of Cancer Cells

Medicinal herbs only found on an island in Mauritius could one day form the basis of a treatment for one of the most deadly forms of cancer, scientists believe.

U.N.: Asia Could Run Out of Fish by 2048

Devastation of the natural world is so severe it is endangering economies, livelihoods, food security, access to drinking water and the general quality of life around the world.