New research reveals how roads channel microplastics from car tires and brake pads to remote ocean habitats.
Climate change is thawing permafrost and increasing the risk of these accidents, and the region has fewer of the bacteria that can 'clean up' oil spills.
One bird we tagged flew for 172km without a single flap.
Even accounting for factors like age and population density, the role of air pollution in explaining the spread of COVID-19 cases is compelling.
Chronic pollution has robbed many young Nigerians of a stable future in the place where they grew up.
Demand for electric and electronic products is fuelling the meteoric rise in e-waste.
Eco-fiction to help you rethink your role in the climate crisis.
Promote new habits, find out why people engage with the wildlife trade and don't make it seem more widespread than it really is.
New research on marmots in the US reveals how the topsy-turvy seasons are causing havoc among wildlife.
Climate shocks and changing weather mean that farmers' incomes are
My research into Britain's birds found 77% of species varied in abundance around roads.
The coconut – an icon of unspoiled tropical idylls – causes more environmental harm than many people realise.
The current focus on number of homes built ignores other issues of social and environmental justice.
E-scooters and e-bikes are coming to Britain's streets, but it may be a bumpy ride.
The death toll stands at nearly 400 elephants of both sexes and all ages.
Farmer interviews offer a rich and detailed perspective on extreme weather and climate change.
Public money for public goods sounds great, but the reality could look very different.
A new study lays bare the average summer heat people in the UK can expect by century's end.
Mining strips nitrogen from the soil and means the forest struggles to grow back even after mines are abandoned.
Human encroachment on the environment is increasing the threat of diseases like COVID-19, but spending more time in nature could also be part of the solution to this pandemic.
Consumers can play their part in reducing carbon emissions by choosing to shift their energy use to when renewable generation is at its daily peak.
As snow melts and landscapes change, there will be winners and losers.
The 'pots to planes' appeal in the summer of 1940 helped inspire a mass recycling effort, but problems soon emerged.
Models have predicted for some time that with every degree of global warming, the Arctic will see double or more.
Noise pollution can cause long-term stress and harm to wildlife.