Exclusive: water firms discharged raw sewage into England’s rivers 200,000 times in 2019

Exclusive: water firms discharged raw sewage into England’s rivers 200,000 times in 2019

Water companies in England discharged raw sewage into rivers on more than 200,000 occasions last year, according to data obtained..

Hundreds of elephants dead in mysterious mass die-off

Hundreds of elephants dead in mysterious mass die-off

More than 350 elephants have died in northern Botswana in a mysterious mass die-off described by scientists as a “conservation..

Air pollution likely to make coronavirus worse, say UK government advisers

Air pollution likely to make coronavirus worse, say UK government advisers

Air pollution is likely to be increasing the number and severity of Covid-19 infections, according to the UK government’s expert..

From the climate crisis to Covid-19: can journalism focus on the stories that matter? | Mark Hertsgaard and Kyle Pope

From the climate crisis to Covid-19: can journalism focus on the stories that matter? | Mark Hertsgaard and Kyle Pope

To hear many journalists tell it, the spring of 2020 has brought a series of extraordinary revelations. Look at what..

Revealed: Covid-19 outbreaks at meat-processing plants are being kept quiet

Revealed: Covid-19 outbreaks at meat-processing plants are being kept quiet

A chicken processing facility in western North Carolina reportedly underwent widespread testing for Covid-19 in early June. Workers at the..

Democrats say they have a bold climate plan – but Republicans have other plans

Democrats say they have a bold climate plan – but Republicans have other plans

House Democrats on Tuesday released an ambitious and wide-ranging climate crisis plan on par with what scientists say the world..

Likelihood of 40C temperatures in UK is ‘rapidly accelerating’

Likelihood of 40C temperatures in UK is ‘rapidly accelerating’

The likelihood of the UK experiencing deadly 40C temperatures for the first time is “rapidly accelerating” due to the climate..

Ban burning and burying of animals in US Covid-19 farm culls, NGOs urge

Ban burning and burying of animals in US Covid-19 farm culls, NGOs urge

As the row over mass animal cullings in the US continues, public and environmental health NGOs are asking the government..

Golden and white-tailed eagles were once widespread across Wales

Golden and white-tailed eagles were once widespread across Wales

Two of the most well-known birds of prey – the golden eagle and white-tailed eagle – once soared high above..