Accelerated melting of glaciers in Greenland
A study has found widespread mass loss of glaciers and ice caps in Greenland since the start of the 20th century.
Exploitation of immigrants rife in detention centres run for profit
Dr Deirdre Conlon warns that the privatisation of detention centres is leading to unjust and unsafe treatment of migrants, including asylum seekers.
Scientist recognised for research into Congo peatlands
A researcher who exposed the threat that climate change poses to tropical forests in Africa has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society, one of the highest accolades in science.
Vanishing glaciers threaten Alpine biodiversity
With glaciers melting at unprecedented rates due to climate change, invertebrates that live in the cold meltwater rivers of the Alps will face widespread habitat loss, warn researchers.
Amazon - challenges of science in the rainforest
As an ecologist, Dr Julia Tavares often has to consider how to collect data from remote locations.