The week in wildlife – in pictures

A roebuck stands on a mountaintop during the blue hour of the evening in Wiesenthau, Bavaria.…

Scottish fishermen turn to food banks as Covid-19 devastates industry

Scottish fishermen are turning to food banks and welfare organisations, as the coronavirus crisis has led…

High winds kill thousands of migrating birds in ‘disaster’ over Greece

Thousands of swallows and swifts migrating from Africa to Europe have been left dead by high…

How the Coronavirus Is Affecting the Global Financial Market

Since first emerging very late in 2019, COVID-19 has been wreaking havoc across global markets. ALSO…

Hope, laughter and loss in this wretched time of coronavirus

In her uplifting long read (‘The impossible has already happened’: what coronavirus can teach us about…

China signals end to dog meat consumption by humans

The Chinese government has signalled an end to the human consumption of dogs, with the agriculture…

Climate crisis: in coronavirus lockdown, nature bounces back – but for how long?

The environmental changes wrought by the coronavirus were first visible from space. Then, as the disease…

Spring blossom images unite UK nature lovers amid corona crisis

Some have shared beautiful images of blossoms that are brightening back gardens while others have been…

Coronavirus may prove boost for UK’s bees and rare wildflowers

Rare wildflowers and declining bee populations could start to recover during the coronavirus lockdown because many…

Bamboo rats left in limbo as breeders push back against China wildlife ban

Just a few months ago Cheng Yongcai ran a thriving farm that produced 20,000 bamboo rats…