People, not carbon emissions, should be at the heart of the west’s climate action | Aruna Chandrasekhar

The dissonance is enough to make me uninstall Twitter from my phone. Maybe it’s compassion fatigue,…

‘Total destruction’: why fires are tearing across South America

Primatologist Martin Kowalewski is measuring the scale of the fires raging across Latin America not in…

Climate crisis: does journalism actually make a difference?

“Will this story make a difference?” It’s a question journalists ask themselves all the time. The…

Oxford council backs bid to stop water firm dumping sewage in Thames

Oxford has become the latest area to push for bathing water status for an area of…

Royal Society of Biology photography competition 2020 – in pictures

Photographer of the Year winner: Dangerous garbage-eating elephants, by Tilaxan Tharmapalan in Ampara district, Sri Lanka…

Which weird Australian fuzzy mammal you are possibly unfamiliar with is your favourite? Let’s find out! | First Dog on the Moon

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Revealed: 97% of UK marine protected areas subject to bottom-trawling

More than 97% of British marine protected areas, created to safeguard ocean habitats, are being dredged…

Country diary: an exhalation in the alder carr

Covid-19 lockdowns have improved global air quality, data shows

Around the world, Covid lockdowns have led to improvements in air pollution. In northern India, the…

Pelosi signals no relief for airlines without bigger Covid deal

“Let’s take a serious — not a skinny, not an emaciated but a serious appropriate approach…