Poor management of the oceans, including the killing of crucial marine predators, could result in more greenhouse gasses.
While action on air pollution is welcome, there may be better ways to cut car emissions.
Lessons from the Soviet Union reveal how we can fret about climate change and celebrate Heathrow's expansion at the same time.
Urban farms might be trendy, but they won't replace rural agriculture anytime soon.
Cold polar water can stop the Arctic sea ice from melting – but what happens if it warms up?
Michael McCarthy's memoir is a timely reminder of the destruction of the natural world.
Working the land is a vital – and fruitful – career option.
What happened to the massive underwater 'oil plume'?
If we want older people to stay mobile, we need to look at the everday issues they encounter first.
A little-known fruit could provide an alternative to cocoa butter.
DNA analysis suggests that a newly discovered species of bison roamed Europe some 17,000 years ago - as prehistoric cave artists were trying to tell us all along.
Droughts can be a factor in some armed conflicts, but that's nothing new.
Land animals were able to find refuge in the depths of the forest. But aquatic species weren't so lucky.
In a busy city like London, green space is a valuable commodity.
Natural disasters remain disproportionately a hazard for the world's poor.
Non-native lobsters released into European seas carry diseases and parasites that threaten local species.
We should be worried about the adder – but not because it's dangerous.
If bug-based foods are so good for the planet, why isn't everyone eating them?
Research shows people don't trust planning decisions if it seems central government or energy companies have had too much influence.
Good zoos should be treated like they treat their animals. That means not beating them over the odd mishap.
Atmospheric changes on exoplanets could hold clues to our own environmental problems.
New study changes what we know about the pre-industrial atmosphere – and how we predict future climate change.
Scientists think the European eel spawns thousands of miles away in the Sargasso Sea – but no one has ever seen an eel there.
The Swedish government is rewarding repair work with a tax break to stop people buying unnecessary new products.
Seagrass is more than just a bit of sea greenery.
You can get out from behind the sofa, reports of an invasion of mutant insects are exaggerated.
Is this evidence that Rome traded with Japan? Almost certainly not.
The Norwegian capital shows other cities how it's done, by setting out a tailor-made plan to reduce emissions to zero by 2030.
The 5p plastic bag charge is making society more eco-friendly than ever before.