‘Really amazing’: scientists show that fish migrate through the deep oceans

‘Really amazing’: scientists show that fish migrate through the deep oceans

New research has finally demonstrated what many marine biologists suspected but had never before seen: fish migrating through the deep..

Country diary: there’s solace to be found walking down a rural lane

Country diary: there’s solace to be found walking down a rural lane

Thanks to coronavirus and physical distancing, we’ve seen some glorious sunrises lately. Early one morning last week, while few people..

Nightingales at risk due to shorter wings caused by climate crisis

Nightingales at risk due to shorter wings caused by climate crisis

The nightingale was feted by John Keats as a “light-winged Dryad of the trees”. But the much-celebrated small bird with..

Burning question: plastic pollution scars poorest countries – in pictures

Burning question: plastic pollution scars poorest countries – in pictures

A waste picker collects plastic bottles on a burning dump in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Multinational companies such as Coca-Cola,..

Climate crisis may have pushed world’s tropical coral reefs to tipping point of ‘near-annual’ bleaching

Climate crisis may have pushed world’s tropical coral reefs to tipping point of ‘near-annual’ bleaching

Rising ocean temperatures could have pushed the world’s tropical coral reefs over a tipping point where they are hit by..

Coronavirus: UK faces cardboard shortage due to crisis

Coronavirus: UK faces cardboard shortage due to crisis

The UK could be hit by a national cardboard shortage as more and more local councils suspend their regular recycling..

‘We can’t go back to normal’: how will coronavirus change the world?

‘We can’t go back to normal’: how will coronavirus change the world?

Everything feels new, unbelievable, overwhelming. At the same time, it feels as if we’ve walked into an old recurring dream…

Coronavirus is a tragedy – but it could be the wake-up call we need

Coronavirus is a tragedy – but it could be the wake-up call we need

For some time this pandemic will focus almost all of our attention. It is a tragedy that will play out..

Antarctica: what it means when the coldest place on Earth records an unprecedented heatwave

Antarctica: what it means when the coldest place on Earth records an unprecedented heatwave

While the world rightfully focuses on the Covid-19 pandemic, the planet is still warming. This summer’s Antarctic weather, as elsewhere..