Wildlife poachers in Kenya will face the death penalty, the country’s tourism and wildlife minister has reportedly announced.

Tourism accounts for around 8 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study that marks the first attempt to quantify the industry’s total carbon footprint.

A protective film 50,000 times thinner than a human hair could be used to protect coral reefs from rising temperatures.

Softbank Group has announced a $200bn (£141bn) investment to create the world's biggest solar power project in Saudi Arabia through its Vision Fund private equity arm.

Yaguas National Park is home to more than 3,000 species of plants, 500 species of birds and 160 species of mammals Andes Amazon Fund

Official figures state that 39 per cent of plastic packaging produced is recycled but the true figure could be just 23 to 29 per cent, according to a report Shutterstock

The world’s sea ice shrank to a record January low last month as the annual polar melting period expanded, experts say.

Toxic air 'may have potential ethical costs that go beyond its well-known toll on health and the environment', says the study's lead author

According to a new study, there are not sufficient resources on the planet to achieve levels of life satisfaction currently enjoyed in Western countries for everyone Getty Images

London has reached its annual air pollution limit just one month into the year, for the eighth year in a row.

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