Jellyfish bloom reports soar from Cornwall to the Outer Hebrides

Jellyfish bloom reports soar from Cornwall to the Outer Hebrides

From a “mile-long” swarm in Devon to warnings to swimmers in the Outer Hebrides, it seems jellyfish are difficult to..

Country diary: how wayside walnuts grew to benefit the community

Country diary: how wayside walnuts grew to benefit the community

Rub a walnut leaf between your fingers and it releases an exquisite perfume. Some say the smell is reminiscent of..

The Guardian view on record-breaking weather: the heat is on | Editorial

The Guardian view on record-breaking weather: the heat is on | Editorial

The hottest week in the UK since records began offers further proof that our weather is changing. Climate change and..

UK potato farmers fear another washout for this year’s crop

UK potato farmers fear another washout for this year’s crop

The humble spud, staple of the British dinner table, has weathered storm, flood and lockdown, but farmers are on tenterhooks..

Furry engineers: sea otters in California’s estuaries surprise scientists

Furry engineers: sea otters in California’s estuaries surprise scientists

When Brent Hughes started studying the seagrass beds of Elkhorn Slough, an estuary in Monterey Bay on California’s central coast,..

‘The worst of human nature’: UK staycationers’ trail of destruction

‘The worst of human nature’: UK staycationers’ trail of destruction

Fires caused by portable barbecues, wild flowers being dug up, the disturbance of shorebirds, and an avalanche of rubbish. These..

The underwater future of the Maldives – in pictures

The underwater future of the Maldives – in pictures

Ukulhas, Alif Alif Atoll Hassan and Malham, 23 and 28-years-old. They have been friends since they were children and –..

Amazon fires: Brazil sees worst start to fire season in 10 years – video

Amazon fires: Brazil sees worst start to fire season in 10 years – video

Play Video 0:50 Brazil’s Amazon rainforest has had its worst start to a fire season in a decade, with 10,136..

China’s billion dollar pig plan met with loathing by Argentinians

China’s billion dollar pig plan met with loathing by Argentinians

A government-sponsored plan to turbocharge Argentina’s hog industry with Chinese capital is generating unprecedented resistance among its supposed beneficiaries –..