Scientists create a new strain of grass that can dramatically reduce surface run-off, making flooding less likely.
From simple solutions for smallholders to the latest 'smart' irrigation systems and GM strains, Jon Turney explores how cotton farmers are preparing for growing pressure on water resources.
Growing pressure on the world's land demands a joined-up approach from industry, agriculture and nature, says Ben Goldfarb. But is it a pipedream?
This GMO can turn carbon into a valuable chemical for industrial use, and might even produce fuel in future.
Denver Water is drawing information on historic droughts from ancient trees to plan for water shortages.
Healthy soil could be our best hope in the face of climate change, food crisis and biodiversity loss. Katherine Rowland reports.
An underwater mini-lab off the northeast coast of Australia is giving scientists a novel way of seeing how ocean acidification is affecting coral reef ecosystems.
Biomes with a total volume of 135 Olympic swimming pools, housing over 250,000 rare and endangered plant species, greet visitors at Singapore’s Bay South.
Once a rainforest is gone, it’s gone forever, right? Not necessarily. Katherine Rowland surveys the brave new world of restoration ecology: the art of breathing new life into dying lands.
Restorative ecology was at the heart of the winning bid. But how well do the slick sporting venues sit alongside the city’s biodiversity plans?
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