Illegal ivory has halved in value in China according to new research, leading to hopes that the demand which drives poaching in Africa might be on the wane.
Ministers from around the world have been set to work on securing a new global climate deal as the high level part of crucial United Nations talks in Paris begin.
Fresh air in Britain is so polluted that new homes and even school in some areas are having to be built with windows that can’t open.
More young people are living in poverty than those aged over 65 as a lack of well-paid jobs and affordable homes is making it harder to build a secure future, according to a new report.
Weather forecasters have been warning us to prepare for a 'monster' El Niño this winter and now experts believe it could also have a devastating effect on penguin numbers.
Karachi, 2050: The sprawling megacity lies crumbling, desiccated by another deadly heatwave, its millions of inhabitants suffering life-threatening water shortages and unable to buy bread that has
The quake originated about 600km north of Darwin in the Banda Sea (pictured)
The Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday it will set up a temporary treatment plant for wastewater flowing from the Gold King Mine in southwestern Colorado after 3 million gallons surged
Some of Paris' most popular tourist spots will be car free this weekend as the French capital takes drastic steps to reduce pollution.
Forfeiting our commons
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President Obama's grand climate plan does not add up
Climate change can no longer be ignored
NGO demands withdrawal of Niyamgiri gram sabha notificatio