Overfishing and changing sea temperatures are pushing seabirds to the brink of extinction, according to new data on the world's birds.
A new study says that an EU ban on the trade in wild birds has helped reduce the global business by 90%.
People with malaria give off a distinctive "breath-print" that could be used as a test for the disease, according to American scientists.
One of the world's largest firms loaned a businessman previously accused of corruption $45m and asked him to negotiate mining rights in a poor central African nation, the Paradise Papers reveal.
The year 2017 is "very likely" to be in the top three warmest years on record, according to provisional figures from the World Meteorological Organization.
The latest round of UN led climate talks have opened in Bonn with delegates from almost 200 countries in attendance.
Russia has signed a deal to build two nuclear power plants in Nigeria, as Africa's largest economy seeks to end its energy crisis.
A new vaccine that could prevent up to nine-in-10 cases of typhoid fever has been recommended by the World Health Organization.
Ivory seizures around the world hit record levels last year, with elephant poaching in Africa declining for a fifth year in a row, a report says.
All sea life will be affected because carbon dioxide emissions from modern society are making the oceans more acidic, a major new report will say.
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