Rudolf is coping with climate change better than feared – for now

The North Pole is not what it once was. The Arctic is the area on the globe where temperatures are rising the fastest. On...

World’s biggest terrestrial carbon sinks are found in young forests

More than half of the carbon sink in the world’s forests is in areas where the trees are relatively young – under 140 years...

DEFRA use satellite technology to monitor oak and ash dieback throughout England

DEFRA (the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs) has begun a nationwide project with geospatial data analytics company, Rezatec, to map the key...

Healthy oceans need healthy soundscapes, suggests study

A global team of researchers has documented the seemingly pervasive impacts of noise on marine animals and ecosystems and identified actions to return to...

Scottish salmon farm medicine significantly impacting local marine environments, says SEPA

Scottish salmon farm medicine is significantly impacting local marine environments, concludes one of Scotland’s largest and most comprehensive marine research projects into aquaculture, undertaken...

Government says beavers can stay in their Devon home

Defra announces ‘pioneering’ wildlife decision Secures a future for the first ever reintroduction of an extinct native mammal to England Stamp of approval...

Conservationists concerned about late swift return

  This spring, nesting swifts here are arriving later than usual Swift experts have produced new advice for ecologists working on new housing developments...

Repairing Scotland’s peatlands: Volunteer “Bog Squad” celebrates six years of progress

Wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation is celebrating six years of its "Bog Squad" initiative this March. Begun in 2014, this group of volunteers is carrying...

World’s lakes losing oxygen rapidly as world warms, says study

Oxygen levels in the world's temperate freshwater lakes are declining rapidly - faster than in the oceans - a trend driven largely by climate change that threatens freshwater biodiversity and drinking water quality.

Forensics used to reverse the decline of biodiversity in Europe

Staffordshire University is contributing forensic intelligence to an ambitious project which aims to protect endangered species like wolf, bear, lynx, and sturgeon in remote...

Breakthrough in monitoring of deep sea ecosystems

SCIENTISTS at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have used advanced photographic tools in an unmanned Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) to make major advances in...

We can escape “the era of pandemics” says biodiversity expert group, but it will...

Future pandemics will emerge more often, spread more rapidly, do more damage to the world economy and kill more people than COVID-19 unless there...

Melbourne event promises to reveal the secrets of a healthy and sustainable city

City decision makers, planners, landscape architects and the horticulture industry are invited to attend the next International Green City Conference of the International Association...

Allotment soil is safer than national guidelines suggest

With the rise in popularity of people growing their own fruit and vegetables, it may be surprising to know that many urban allotments have...

Branching out for a new green revolution: Gene identified that improves yield of rice,...

Researchers at the University of Oxford and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have discovered a new gene that improves the yield and fertilizer use...

Tens of thousands of city trees to be planted in first round of Urban...

· First round of successful bidders to the Urban Tree Challenge Fund announced. · Projects across England have been awarded funding for new trees in...

Neonicotinoid insecticides linked to wild bee decline across England says new study

Exposure to neonicotinoid seed treated oilseed rape crops has been linked to long-term population decline of wild bee species across the English countryside, according...

1 trillion trees are great, except when they’re not: Paper aims to clarify benefits...

Tree-planting gained President Trump’s support in late January as a tool to fight climate change. But done wrong, it could hurt people and the...