Investigators exploring the plight of endangered jaguar have uncovered secretive networks of hunters, smugglers and organised gangs involved in multi-million-pound trafficking chains leading to Chi

Rice farming is known to be a major contributor to climate change, but new research suggests it is far bigger a problem than previously thought.

The UK has experienced the driest start to a summer since records began in 1961, but safe drinking water remains in plentiful supply.

Antidepressants don’t just affect human libidos.

Holidaymakers are being warned against scam “orphan” lion cub attractions that are a front for the lucrative trade in shooting the animals dead.

Around the world elephants are kept as tourist attractions, for religious purposes and even as part of the workforce, but a new study shows taking these majestic animals from the wild cuts their li

Amid growing urbanisation, deforestation and agricultural expansion, it’s long been thought the number of trees across the planet is being reduced.

The Earth could not be changed to save the environment, according to a new paper exploring the possibilities of "geoengineering" the planet to protect us from the worst effects of climate change.

Fish are losing their sense of smell as rising carbon emissions turn the water they live in to acid.

Marshlands stretching across the southeast coast of England may be overwhelmed by rising sea levels in the coming decades, scientists have warned.

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