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The week in wildlife – in pictures

The week in wildlife – in pictures

A flock of starlings fly in the light of the setting sun in the village of Popielarze, near Warsaw, Poland…

The Guardian view on empty supermarket shelves: panic is not the problem

The Guardian view on empty supermarket shelves: panic is not the problem

Until a couple of weeks ago, the idea of waiting in an Ocado queue of 73,735 shoppers, or of supermarkets..

Chris Packham begins legal case to halt HS2 amid coronavirus crisis

Chris Packham begins legal case to halt HS2 amid coronavirus crisis

Chris Packham is seeking an urgent injunction to immediately halt HS2’s destruction of ancient woodlands as campaigners criticise construction teams..

Brazil scales back environmental enforcement amid coronavirus outbreak

Brazil scales back environmental enforcement amid coronavirus outbreak

Brazil will reduce efforts to fight environmental crimes during the coronavirus outbreak, despite concerns that reduced protection could lead to..

Trump administration allows companies to break pollution laws during coronavirus pandemic

Trump administration allows companies to break pollution laws during coronavirus pandemic

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has suspended its enforcement of environmental laws during the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, signaling to..

Canada mourns Takaya – the lone sea wolf whose spirit captured the world

Canada mourns Takaya – the lone sea wolf whose spirit captured the world

When Doug Paton burst from his trailer on a warm spring afternoon, he expected to confront yet another stray dog..

Wildlife charity plans to buy UK land to give it back to nature

Wildlife charity plans to buy UK land to give it back to nature

A new national wildlife charity called Heal Rewilding is planning to buy ecologically depleted land across Britain and give it..

Coronavirus UK lockdown causes big drop in air pollution

Coronavirus UK lockdown causes big drop in air pollution

The nationwide shutdown caused by the coronavirus outbreak has led to big drops in air pollution across the UK’s major..

Rightwing thinktanks use fear of Covid-19 to fight bans on plastic bags

Rightwing thinktanks use fear of Covid-19 to fight bans on plastic bags

The fight to ban plastic bags, many of which end up polluting oceans and rivers, has taken a step backward..

National Trust aims to lift lockdown spirits with #BlossomWatch

National Trust aims to lift lockdown spirits with #BlossomWatch

A British conservation charity is urging people confined indoors or only allowed to roam outside briefly to begin a new..