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Hidden lives: the animals behind the products we consume  – photo essay

Hidden lives: the animals behind the products we consume – photo essay

Photojournalists capture the often unseen side of the meat, fur and entertainment industries, in a collection co-edited by Guardian collaborator..

Take a peak: the mountains and mysticism of Nepal – in pictures

Take a peak: the mountains and mysticism of Nepal – in pictures

Despite no real climbing experience, photographer Bastiaan Woudt went in search of the Himalayas’ highest peaks … and himself Continue..

Plastic petition by UK nine-year-old gains over 70k signatures in under a week

Plastic petition by UK nine-year-old gains over 70k signatures in under a week

After studying how microplastics damage the oceans, schoolgirl Lizzie wants the government to stop sending waste to developing countries A..

Plantwatch: weeds – appreciating the wild things on our streets

Plantwatch: weeds – appreciating the wild things on our streets

Lockdown may have given us more respect for the wild plants, and the work they do, in our urban areas..

Country diary: goosegrass and the glory of spring

Country diary: goosegrass and the glory of spring

Crook, County Durham: Every generation of children on a country walk learns how tenaciously a well-aimed handful of goosegrass will..

Shark tourism and conservation off South Africa – in pictures

Shark tourism and conservation off South Africa – in pictures

Conservationists are strongly critical of the system used to prevent shark attacks off the beaches of KwaZulu-Natal, an area where..

Shell pulls out of joint venture to build UK sustainable jet fuels plant

Shell pulls out of joint venture to build UK sustainable jet fuels plant

Withdrawal a blow to Boris Johnson’s desire for UK to achieve first zero-emission long-haul flight Shell has pulled out of..

The green cleaner: 15 natural ways to spruce up your home – from nettles to rainwater

The green cleaner: 15 natural ways to spruce up your home – from nettles to rainwater

It was a filthy washing machine that prompted Nancy Birtwhistle to embrace the power of eco-friendly cleaning. “I was nearly..

Biden to ‘hit ground running’ as he rejoins Paris climate accords

Biden to ‘hit ground running’ as he rejoins Paris climate accords

Joe Biden is set for a flurry of action to combat the climate crisis on his first day as US..

Simple change to fishing gear saves thousands of birds in Namibia

Simple change to fishing gear saves thousands of birds in Namibia

A cheap and simple change to the equipment used by Namibian fishing boats is saving tens of thousands of vulnerable..