Bringing drought and increased temperatures, climate change has been widely portrayed as a force that will leave staple food crops struggling in many areas where they are grown today.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The latest crackdown on illegal logging in Cambodia is "just a game" and big timber traders are winning, says Ouch Leng, a former government official who has spent two d

Dangling from a helicopter with a high powered rifle, a Kenyan vet fires drugged darts at elephants to sedate them so they can be fitted with satellite collars.

Japan is considering releasing thousands of tonnes of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean from the beleaguered Fukushima plant.

British health systems are unprepared for the "devastating" effects of climate change, leading health bodies have warned.

Hundreds of thousands of children in Yemen face life-threatening malnutrition, millions lack access to health care or clean water, and some have been drafted as soldiers in the year-old war, the Un

Head in hands, a distraught wildlife park worker struggles to hide his emotion after three white rhinos were attacked by poachers for their horns.

Cheryl Konrad has spent the last 35 years educating visitors to her Lahaina, Hawaii, store about the centuries-old history of scrimshaw.

When drought strikes, Thailand turns to its Royal Rainmakers -- an airborne team which seeds the clouds over the kingdom.

Scientists at the top-secret Porton Down bio-labs in Salisbury are to test a vaccine to protect people against the Zika virus.