The devastating impact of climate change in the polar regions has been confirmed by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) annual Arctic Report Card

Extreme weather events such as Hurricane Harvey are increasingly being linked to climate change in scientific studies Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images

Hunters tend to target the animals that have largest tusks, horns or antlers, and this could be a disaster for wild populations AFP/Getty Images

An EU ban on the import of wild birds has cut the trade globally by 90 per cent, according to a new study.

Insecticides could be developed that kill pests without harming beneficial insects such as bees, according to a new study.

Donald Trump’s controversial Aberdeenshire golf course is one of many Scottish courses at risk of severe flooding due to climate change, a new study has warned.

EU nations have postponed a vote on whether to ban the continued use of the popular weed killer glyphosate amid concerns about its possible links to cancer.

The sea was much colder than previously thought, the study suggests, indicating that climate change is advancing at an unprecedented rate

Portuguese children afflicted by forest fires are raising funds to sue European countries, accusing them of failing to deal with climate change and endangering their lives.

High exposure to pesticides as a result of living near farmers’ fields appears to increase the risk of giving birth to a baby with “abnormalities” by about 9 per cent, according to new research.

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