Cyclone Amphan Reinforces Urgent Need for Climate Adaptation Planning

The south of Bengal has been decimated by the category 5 super cyclone Amphan during the night of 20 May and the early hours of 21 May. However, when combined with other threats, most of which have an anthropogenic origin, the sustenance of the ecosystem can indeed be found wanting.

The power of trees

A group of researchers documented how coastal areas protected by the presence of wide belts of mangrove trees, are better protected against losses, and their economies rebound more quickly.

The man helping to save Senegal’s mangroves

With the help of the local population, one man has led a program that has planted 152 million mangrove buds in the Casamance Delta of southern Senegal over the past decade. The reforestation project has become one of the largest of its kind in the world.

The super-corals of the Red Sea

As seas warm and acidify with climate change, corals worldwide are bleaching – but in the north of the Red Sea there is a ray of hope.

Great Barrier Reef suffers worst-ever coral bleaching


Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has suffered its most widespread coral bleaching on record, scientists said, in a dire warning about the threat posed by climate change to the world’s largest living organism.