The government’s ambition to clean up motor vehicles by 2040 is not ambitious enough a leading energy expert says.

Health workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are to begin an immunisation campaign in an attempt to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

Entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson and conservationist Jane Goodall have joined a list of famous names who have signed an open letter to South Africa's government calling for an end to rhino poaching

A crisis of plastic waste in Indonesia has become so acute that the army has been called in to help.

About 700 churches have been closed down in Rwanda for failing to comply with building regulations and for noise pollution.

Total emissions from motor vehicles fell 12% from 2012 to 2016, according to the Office for National Statistics.

One of the world's leading investigators of the illegal trade in ivory and rhino horn has been killed in Kenya.

Brazil's south-eastern state of Minas Gerais has declared a public health emergency following a deadly outbreak of yellow fever.

China has long been one of the world's biggest markets for ivory, but as of 2018 all trade in ivory and ivory products in the country is illegal.

Half of the sugar young children in England consume comes from unhealthy snacks and sweet drinks, figures show.

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