Scientists are worried about Western monarch butterflies and are trying to understand why they're struggling. To answer their questions, they're asking people in the western US to send in any pictures of monarchs they take this spring.
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A strange looking insect known as a treehopper has been given an unusual name by Brendan Morris, who's training as an entomologist. He called the insect Kaikaia gaga - after the singing star Lady Gaga.
In today's news roundup, locusts continue to spread through East Africa, the world's richest man gives $10 billion to fight the climate crisis, and Ontario's new license plates are nearly impossible to read at night.
Cooler weather and rain are expected in Australia, where this year's bushfire season has brought damage like never before. The fires have been terrible for humans, and worse for animals.
The island nation of Palau has made sunscreens with certain chemicals in them against the law. The move is meant to protect its coral reefs, which are one of the main reasons people visit the country.
Britain’s Prince William has announced a new award, called the “Earthshot Prize”, which is meant to encourage people to make big, important changes to help deal with the problems facing the Earth today.
There's new hope for corals in areas of the Great Barrier Reef damaged by warmer waters caused by climate change. Experts are using robots and clever methods to deliver millions of new baby corals.
As the warnings of scientists about the climate crisis become even stronger, some countries are taking action. Last Thursday, New Zealand's Parliament approved a plan to become "carbon neutral" by 2050.
Every year in the late fall, the air in Delhi, India becomes almost impossible to breathe. This year is the worst in three years and has caused the government to call a health emergency.
At a time when governments around the world are working to cut pollution and take action on the climate crisis, US President Donald Trump seems to be pushing hard in the opposite direction.