Maybe you could stand to live in a world without honey. But what about almonds, pears, avocados, grapes and - dare we say - wine?
Most plants rely on bees and other natural pollinators to produce some of nature's most nutritious and beloved foods.
But pollinators, a diverse group that includes insects and animals such as birds and bats, are under threat because of widespread pesticide use, climate change, the emergence of foreign pests, diseases and habitat loss. Between April 2015 and April 2016, beekeepers in the United States lost 44 percent of their colonies and in the UK, beekeepers reported losses of almost 17 percent, according to the British Beekeepers Association.
If you're a beekeeper, farmer or consumer you have something to lose if bees disappear - and a significant role to play in their survival.
Source : CNN Eco Solutions
A new project aims to substantially reduce the amount of plastic in our oceans, removing half of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in just five years.
Imagine a world without plants. Could we survive in it?
Beef without cows, milk without cows, eggs without hens, and burgers made from peas. It can be done.
Can the world's first marine biofuel -- developed in eastern Finland from wood -- reduce the carbon emissions of shipping?
Large nets strung up at high altitude to capture water from the air were pioneered in Chile in the 1950s, and bring much-needed water to arid areas.
Reducing the amount of water we use to grow our food would go a long way to helping the world's water stress.
Can you remember the first time you realized climate change was happening? We asked people and politicians at the UN's climate conference in Marrakech.
It's in thousands of products, but it's destructive for the planet. Here's how to use palm oil responsibly.
Can a country run on renewables alone?Portugal has shown that in terms of electricity at least, the answer is yes. For 107 hours in May 2016 the sun, wind and rain powered a nation.
Breathing is the most basic function of our bodies, we do it all day, every day.So it's hard to think of an environmental issue which is less discriminating than air pollution. It affects us all.