Mankind's stewardship of the planet is a disaster story unfolding at a frightening pace. Scientific advances may offer solutions but history shows that they are often the cause of the many problems the planet faces. Our home page describes each major area in overview, full pages are detailed above.
We have the latest environmental news stories and for regular roundups you can also visit our blog. For those seeking a more uplifting experience, sit back, relax and check out the video at the bottom of this page - the imagery is simply stunning. For something a little more wild and spontaneous, check out our planet Earth live streams section - you can get a live view of Earth from space and many other wonderful views from around the world at the click of a button.
We all have a collective responsibility to challenge the status quo. The first step is educating and raising awareness. If you're up for a challenge, try out our eco-quiz questions - it's sure to separate the true eco-warriors from the eco-novices.
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Original imagery courtesy of BBC Earth productions.