Country diary: free accommodation for feathered folk

Country diary: free accommodation for feathered folk

The naturalist Alfred Wallace called feathers “the masterpiece of nature”. An illustration of their astonishing benefits is the ability of..

That’s barking! Why all dog owners need a poo wormery

That’s barking! Why all dog owners need a poo wormery

It’s no longer enough to bag it and bin it – the green approach is to let worms munch through..

A natural beauty? How to give your bathroom shelves a green makeover

A natural beauty? How to give your bathroom shelves a green makeover

Pretty packaging and exotic ingredients mean many beauty and makeup products come with a high environmental cost. But there are..

Sámi reindeer herders file lawsuit against Norway windfarm

Sámi reindeer herders file lawsuit against Norway windfarm

Indigenous communities say planned Øyfjellet turbines will interfere with migration paths Indigenous reindeer herders are bringing a legal action against..

Biden to cancel $9bn Keystone XL pipeline’s permit, says source

Biden to cancel $9bn Keystone XL pipeline’s permit, says source

Rescinding permit is on list of executive actions thought to be scheduled for first day in office Joe Biden is..

The weather’s dismal but it shouldn’t stop us enjoying our local wildlife this lockdown | Chris Packham

The weather’s dismal but it shouldn’t stop us enjoying our local wildlife this lockdown | Chris Packham

Winter is when you get the very best out of your senses. Bare trees mean that you can hear every..

‘We need answers’: why are people living near Dutch goat farms getting sick?

‘We need answers’: why are people living near Dutch goat farms getting sick?

A decade after an outbreak of Q fever killed 95 people in the Netherlands, scientists fear the emergence of a..

NGOs demand action not promises as EU accused of ‘failing to protect seas’

NGOs demand action not promises as EU accused of ‘failing to protect seas’

Environmental groups propose urgent plan to stop overfishing and safeguard marine life, as existing laws go unenforced A coalition of..

Country diary: snowfall creates a mini monochrome world in the woods

Country diary: snowfall creates a mini monochrome world in the woods

The Chevin, Otley, West Yorkshire: The only colour is the dark green ferns in the depths of a ghyll I..