‘Hold on brother’: final days of doomed crew on Chinese shark finning boat

‘Hold on brother’: final days of doomed crew on Chinese shark finning boat

When Sepri and Ari boarded a Chinese tuna fishing vessel in February 2019, the 24-year-old best friends were excited at..

Coronavirus: world treating symptoms, not cause of pandemics, says UN

Coronavirus: world treating symptoms, not cause of pandemics, says UN

The world is treating the health and economic symptoms of the coronavirus pandemic but not the environmental cause, according to..

Why we need sharks: the true nature of the ocean’s ‘monstrous villains’

Why we need sharks: the true nature of the ocean’s ‘monstrous villains’

Each day, as the sun sets over the coral-fringed Raja Ampat Islands in Indonesia, an underwater predator stirs. As predators..

Trump wants to put a rightwing zealot in charge of public land. Here’s why it matters | Cas Mudde

Trump wants to put a rightwing zealot in charge of public land. Here’s why it matters | Cas Mudde

On 26 June, Donald Trump announced that he plans to nominate William Perry Pendley to lead the Bureau of Land..

Britain beyond lockdown: what we learned from two weeks on the road

Britain beyond lockdown: what we learned from two weeks on the road

Britain is crying out for a better normal. Communities across the country are emerging from lockdown with a new sense..

Shark finning: why the ocean’s most barbaric practice continues to boom

Shark finning: why the ocean’s most barbaric practice continues to boom

In the narrow streets of Sai Ying Pun neighbourhood, the centre of Hong Kong’s dried seafood trade, most window displays..

From dusted-off bikes to electric dreams: UK green economy booms on back of Covid-19

From dusted-off bikes to electric dreams: UK green economy booms on back of Covid-19

The queues were “absolutely crazy”, says Gavin Hudson, the owner of the cycle repair startup Butternut Bikes. As lockdown descended..

Country diary: gripped by a grayling’s disappearing act

Country diary: gripped by a grayling’s disappearing act

The path ahead runs like a threadbare strip of carpet between low-lying vegetation. Scuffed by walkers, eroded by the elements..

Algae turns Italian Alps pink, prompting concerns over melting

Algae turns Italian Alps pink, prompting concerns over melting

Scientists in Italy are investigating the mysterious appearance of pink glacial ice in the Alps, caused by algae that accelerate..