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Rohingya shelter in the world's largest refugee camp

A refugee camp in the Cox's Bazar district of southeastern Bangladesh now holds more than 700,000 Rohingya people who have fled Myanmar. Meanwhile, Myanmar’s military has been accu...

Are world insect populations in catastrophic decline?

Recent studies have confirmed that insect populations around the world are suffering a catastrophic decline. In 2017, entomologists (scientists who study insects) in Germany publis...

Longest lunar eclipse of the century

On 27th July 2018 the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century will begin. As the Moon rises, it will start to fall behind Earth's shadow. Totality, the period when the Moon...

Krill fishing companies agree to back Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary

Most krill fishing companies are to stop fishing krill in the seas around the Antarctic Peninsula. Krill, shrimp-like marine animals, are a crucial link in the Antarctic food chain...

Antarctic ice is melting faster than ever

A new report shows that ice in Antarctica is melting at a record-breaking rate. The rise in sea levels that results from this could have catastrophic consequences for coastal citie...

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