Air pollution might be linked to poor sleep, say researchers looking into the impact of toxic air on our slumbers.

New coalmines will leave more people in poverty, Oxfam has said in a new report, calling on Australia to commit to no new coalmines and to end public subsidies for coalmining.

From new parsnips and herbs to begonias and roses, the world’s plant hunters discovered more than 1,700 new species last year, offering the prospect of better crops and new colours and scents in th

Small but inevitable rises in sea level will double the frequency of severe coastal flooding in most of the world with dire consequences for major cities that sit on coastlines, according to scient

One of the world’s most remote places, an uninhabited coral atoll, is also one of its most polluted.

Speaking Darwinistically, the planet should have no truck with the spodoptera genus, commonly known as armyworms.

Cocaine traffickers attempting to launder their profits are responsible for the disappearance of millions of acres of tropical forest across large swaths of Central America, according to a report.

The global human health impact of the diesel emissions scandal has been revealed by new research showing a minimum of 38,000 people a year die early due to the failure of diesel vehicles to meet of

A park ranger was killed and two conservation workers were briefly abducted when bandits ambushed a convoy of rangers from the Itombwe reserve in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Somalia requires a further $900m (£700m) in aid this year to combat a worsening drought, the UN secretary general, António Guterres, has said.

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