More than 50 animals in a Venezuelan zoo have reportedly died from starvation in the past few months.
The first signs that humans were warming the climate appeared much earlier in the northern hemisphere - way back in the 1830s. But now the trend is emerging all over the globe.
Central Italy has been hit by a magnitude 6.2 earthquake, only seven years after a similar devastating quake in the region.
Increased development is always unsustainable, so let's stop kidding ourselves.
Ongoing drought means increased encounters between people and lions in north-west Namibia.
Populations of certain species collapse long before a wider ecological disaster, says new research.
A nasty fungus killed 85% of Dominica's mountain chicken frogs in just 18 months – but the species lives on.
Plans to build the world's largest offshore windfarm show projects are getting bigger and bigger, and moving ever further from land.
If you do see a shark this summer, don't panic – you just got lucky.
Sloths have been moving slowly for 64m years.
The government promises cash for communities that accept fracking, but cannot know whether it can keep that promise or not.
Packed with protein, cheaper than meat, and with minimal effect on the climate...what's not to like?
Depends on whether or not we reintroduce 'rewilded' animals such as bison or wolves.
What are the oldest living animals on the planet?
Scientists are pioneering a new way of monitoring water species, using techniques more familiar to fans of crime scene TV shows.
Tracking the flight of the bumblebee teaches us how they use plants – and how we can help them.
Hollywood shirks its ethical responsibilities when it comes to vulnerable animal species.
Tiny organisms change ocean acidity to benefit themselves.
For years UK energy policy has been focused on creating a perfect environment for a new nuclear plant. Now things just got exciting.
Britain should focus on energy efficiency and small-scale renewable projects, not huge new power plants.
Perfectly adapted for European life, these bright green birds will soon become part of the scenery.
Knowing how rip currents form and how to spot them could save your life.
Don't expect a solar-powered 747 anytime soon.
The EU can't be too tough on Erdogan as it relies on his nation's pipelines and shipping routes.
A natural byproduct could clean up polluted and war-ravaged land.