Ecological Impacts

2020: The Year When Crises Converged


More than 50 countries commit to protection of 30% of Earth’s land and oceans

Patrick Greenfield and Fiona Harvey
Tony Wu/NPL/Alamy

Climate change: Weakened ‘ice arches’ speed loss of Arctic floes

Jonathan Amos
Copernicus Data / Sentinel Hub

The sea is rising, the climate is changing’: the lessons learned from Mozambique’s deadly cyclone

Sally Williams
Elena Heatherwick

Climate Change Led to Record Insurance Payouts in 2020

Leslie Kaufman
Munir Uz Zaman/AFP via Getty Images

Guest post: How human activity threatens the world’s carbon-rich peatlands

Prof Angela Gallego-Sala and Dr Julie Loisel
Martyn Williams / Alamy Stock Photo

‘Happy corals’: climate crisis sanctuary teeming with life found off east Africa

Karen McVeigh

The impacts of a changing climate: Canada’s Top Ten Weather Stories of 2020

Environment and Climate Change Canada
CNW / Environment and Climate Change Canada

Human ‘stuff’ now outweighs all life on Earth

Erik Stokstad

How Climate Change Is Ushering in a New Pandemic Era

Jeff Goodell
Illustration by Jason Holley for Rolling Stone

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