Join us as we take a look through the lens at some environmental events from around the world over the past week.
We can survive for weeks without food - but without water? We take a look at the devastation of drought.
Meet the inimitable Ed Franklin Gavua, a man with an imagination as colorful as his waste-based masks.
The lowest body of water in the world, famed for its health benefits, is disappearing, threatening livelihoods and nature. As the Middle East faces growing water shortages, reversing the decline is a huge task.
It might sound like a tall tale, but giraffes are in danger. Numbers are falling in West Africa. But there's hope.
In the South Pacific, some blenny fish are evolving to live outside the water where they are less likely to fall prey to larger marine animals.
Good news for Adélie penguins - the species of Happy Feet fame - as scientists revise their numbers upwards by millions.
The organization Cheetah Outreach is showing South Africans just how important the animals are for the ecosystem. Their philosophy? Creating understanding will help secure the big cat's survival.
Anne Percoco and Ellie Irons have been exploring non-native plants that can thrive in an urban environment.
Can children challenge the US government over the environment? Filmmaker Christi Cooper is watching them try.
If you're #doingyourbit for the environment, upload your story for the chance to be featured on Global Ideas.
Saiga antelopes are notoriously elusive. But you can see them in our latest interactive experience.
Sparrows may be dowdy, but their lives are filled with enough adventure to tell a thousand tales. Here is just one.
Bad news for the vaquita as environmentalists find one of the last of its kind washed up on the shores of the Gulf of California. The animal is threatened by illegal gillnets.
International Day of Forests awakens our love for trees
With the fate of the Great Barrier Reef hanging in the balance, Margaret and Christine Wertheim are crocheting to recreate the magnificent ecosystem and draw attention to climate change and ocean acidification.
Global Ideas takes a look at Kosovo's Bear Sanctuary Prishtina, where freed bears can live and relearn natural behaviors after a law ended mistreatment and inadequate captivity in the country in 2010.
School children in Panama fight to save the country's vital mangrove forests.
Is art an effective tool in drawing attention to the problems of ocean pollution? Carol Devine puts it to the test.
In our multimedia special, we visit South Africa to find out why rhinos are being poached into extinction.
We showcase people and projects worldwide whose ideas are helping to conserve biodiversity.
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