Twelve rangers among 16 killed in ambush at DRC gorilla park

Twelve rangers among 16 killed in ambush at DRC gorilla park

Suspected Hutu militiamen have killed 16 people, including 12 rangers, in the Virunga national park, a Democratic Republic of the..

The week in wildlife – in pictures

The week in wildlife – in pictures

Honduran white bats hang on to as leave in the forested area of Guapiles, Costa Rica. Photograph: Jeffrey Arguedas/EPA A..

Coronavirus detected on particles of air pollution

Coronavirus detected on particles of air pollution

Coronavirus has been detected on particles of air pollution by scientists investigating whether this could enable it to be carried..

The plight of the cuckoo: a 4,000-mile flight followed by golf

The plight of the cuckoo: a 4,000-mile flight followed by golf

When you’ve just braved sandstorms, thunderstorms and drought during a 4,000-mile solo flight in search of romance, what is your..

In the midst of an economic crisis, can ‘degrowth’ provide an answer? | Lola Seaton

In the midst of an economic crisis, can ‘degrowth’ provide an answer? | Lola Seaton

Amid the misery and chaos caused by the coronavirus pandemic, there are some short-term consolations. The precipitous drop in road..

‘Change thinking, save lives’: can Rio’s nudge unit halt coronavirus?

‘Change thinking, save lives’: can Rio’s nudge unit halt coronavirus?

Brazil has been the Latin American country hardest-hit so far by the coronavirus pandemic, with many fearing that deaths from..

Country diary: following the wiming paths of greenfinches

Country diary: following the wiming paths of greenfinches

Caught between the requirement to stay close to home and an irresistible urge to move, we are pacing out our..

Biodiversity in Britain at risk from standstill due to coronavirus

Biodiversity in Britain at risk from standstill due to coronavirus

While lockdown has allowed some a greater appreciation of spring and the fun of seeing goats, sheep and deer foraying..

Pollutionwatch: why has particle pollution increased under lockdown?

Pollutionwatch: why has particle pollution increased under lockdown?

News reports have focused on reductions in air pollution from traffic during the lockdown, but particle pollution has increased in..