Coronavirus poses lethal threat to great apes, experts warn

The coronavirus pandemic could wipe out populations of chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans, leading scientists have warned.…

Twin ring-tailed lemurs born at Chester zoo

Twin ring-tailed lemurs have been born at a UK zoo. The endangered primates were born to…

Falcon drama at Salisbury Cathedral with a new egg and a lost bird

The rollercoaster saga of the Salisbury Cathedral peregrine falcons is continuing this spring, with one bird…

Animals Farmed: Coronavirus threat to EU food supplies, America’s beef capital and the ‘anti-meat agenda’

News from around the world The food and farming industry has called for borders between EU…

Delay is deadly: what Covid-19 tells us about tackling the climate crisis | Jonathan Watts

The coronavirus pandemic has brought urgency to the defining political question of our age: how to…

Covid-19 economic rescue plans must be green, say environmentalists

The economic rescue packages to deal with the impact of the coronavirus must also be green,…

Pablo Escobar’s ‘cocaine hippos’ show how invasive species can restore a lost world

When the drug lord Pablo Escobar was shot dead in 1993, he left behind a zoo…

Parliament pension fund cuts fossil fuel investments

Parliament’s pension fund has made record investments in renewable energy and cut its exposure to fossil…

Life in Earth’s deepest deep freeze – in pictures

Yakutia, a Russian republic in east Siberia, is one of the coldest places on Earth. In…

Country diary: catch these twinkling stars before their lights go out

In the hedgerows the blackthorn is shooting sprays of small white blossom upwards, thus signalling the…