The mother of all storms. The worst drought in a century. More intense fires than any in living memory. The hottest years on record. This is the new normal.

Fires in and around Nelson Mandela Bay have been brought under control "for now", the municipality said on Sunday.

Up to 10,000 people in the South African coastal resort of Knysna have been evacuated as wildfires fanned by strong winds ripped through the town, razing homes and other properties, officials said

Ecosystem carbon carrying capacity (CCC) is determined by prevailing climate and natural disturbance regimes, conditions that are projected to change significantly. The interaction of changing climate and its effects on disturbance regimes is expected to affect forest regeneration and growth, which may diminish forest carbon (C) stocks and uptake. We modeled landscape C dynamics over 590 years along the latitudinal gradient of the U.S. Sierra Nevada Mountains under climate and area burned by large wildfires projected by late 21st century.

KOLHAPUR: Nestled in the Western Ghats, Kolhapur boasts of rich flora and fauna in its national parks and reserve forest areas.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has approved a two-year extension to a moratorium on issuing new licenses to use land designated as primary forest and peatland, the environment and forestry minist

More than 31 million people - one person every second - were uprooted in their home country in 2016 because of conflicts and disasters, and numbers will grow unless the underlying causes like clima

(AFP) - More than 31 million people were displaced in their own countries by conflict, violence and disasters in 2016, with China and the Democratic Republic of Congo among the worst affected, a ne

The spread of pests and pathogens that damage plant life could cost global agriculture $540 billion a year, according to this report released by the Royal Botanic Gardens in London. An increase in international trade and travel had left flora facing rising threats from invasive pests and pathogens, and called for greater biosecurity measures.

HYDERABAD: Nothing destroys a forest quite like a bushfire. They cause huge damage to flora and fauna.

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