Month: September 2020

Drone Awards 2020: the world seen from above

Drone Awards 2020: the world seen from above

Love Heart of Nature by the Australian photographer Jim Picot is the overall winner. The shot immortalises a salmon school..

World leaders pledge to halt Earth’s destruction ahead of UN summit

World leaders pledge to halt Earth’s destruction ahead of UN summit

World leaders have pledged to clamp down on pollution, embrace sustainable economic systems and eliminate the dumping of plastic waste..

China’s carbon pledge will require complete inversion of existing system

China’s carbon pledge will require complete inversion of existing system

China’s President Xi Jinping stunned climate action observers in a speech at the United Nations general assembly last week with..

Apples from ‘perfect harvest’ rot on the ground as demand for cider slumps

Apples from ‘perfect harvest’ rot on the ground as demand for cider slumps

On a sloping hill just south of Dartmoor, boughs are laden with brightly coloured Devon crimson, pig’s snout, tale sweet..

Why David Attenborough is the doomsayer we still adore | Rebecca Nicholson

Why David Attenborough is the doomsayer we still adore | Rebecca Nicholson

David Attenborough must be the only person who can appear on national television to tell us that we are all..

UK risks losing contract for new climate research centre because of Brexit

UK risks losing contract for new climate research centre because of Brexit

The UK is at risk of losing the contract for the expansion of a flagship European weather research centre based..

Death at Hells Gates: rescuers witness tragic end for hundreds of pilot whales on Australian coast

Death at Hells Gates: rescuers witness tragic end for hundreds of pilot whales on Australian coast

Ingrid Albion has been helping to save whales and dolphins for three decades, but has never seen anything on a..

Blasts from the past: how ice age ponds are coming back to life

Blasts from the past: how ice age ponds are coming back to life

Ecologist Will Watson is hunting for Britain’s largest blood-sucking leech in a 14,000-year-old pond in Herefordshire. The elusive medicinal leech..

Young people resume global climate strikes calling for urgent action

Young people resume global climate strikes calling for urgent action

School pupils, youth activists and communities around the world have turned out for a day of climate strikes, intended to..

‘Sliding towards extinction’: koala may be given endangered listing as numbers plummet

‘Sliding towards extinction’: koala may be given endangered listing as numbers plummet

The koala is being considered for official listing as endangered after the summer’s bushfire disaster and ongoing habitat destruction on..