Gene manipulation using algae could grow more crops with less water

Tobacco plants have been modified with a protein found in algae to improve their photosynthesis and…

Emergency in Mauritius after oil spill – in pictures

Oil drifts ashore after the MV Wakashio, a Japanese-owned, Panama-flagged bulk carrier ship, ran aground off…

Blame game in high gear as Covid relief talks stall

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. | Jose Luis Magana/AP Photo Top congressional leaders and the White House…

Mauritius calls for urgent help to prevent oil spill disaster

People living in Mauritius have described the devastation caused by an oil spill from a stranded…

‘It climbed on my son’s finger’: readers’ photos from the Big Butterfly Count

The Big Butterfly Count this year took place between 17 July and 9 August. People in…

‘The Amazon is the vagina of the world’: why women are key to saving Brazil’s forests

Celia Xakriaba is the voice of a new generation of female indigenous leaders who are leading…

A New Normal: travel and the environment after Covid-19 – video

Play Video 7:19 In this week’s episode of A New Normal, Iman Amrani asks viewers what…

‘I feel worthless’: workers tell of gruelling life in Dutch meat plants

Trapped in jobs that make them feel worthless, meat plant workers have spoken out about working…

Aerial footage shows fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon – video

Play Video 1:08 The number of fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon in July was up 28%…

Blue marlin remains a sportfishing dream – but for how much longer?

As a child, I strolled the docks during the Big Rock tournament in Morehead City, North…