Conservation

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Essex mega-prisons pose threat to rare wildlife, warn environmentalists
Government accused of reneging on environmental pledges with plan to build on old airfield near Braintree

Helena Horton

01, Dec, 2021 @10:41 AM

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Terrawatch: what the world can learn from China’s sinking city
A feat of engineering is tackling subsidence in Shanxi province, but water conservation and tree planting can also help

Kate Ravilious

01, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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One in six Australian birds are now threatened, landmark action plan finds
Once-in-a-decade study finds 216 out of 1,299 species are in danger – up from 195 in 2011

Lisa Cox

01, Dec, 2021 @12:27 AM

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Douglas Boyes obituary
Other lives: Entomologist whose ground-breaking research led to new insights into the impact of light pollution on insects

Clare Boyes

30, Nov, 2021 @5:19 PM

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Mythic white sperm whale captured on film near Jamaica
Type of whale immortalised in Moby-Dick has only been spotted handful of times this century

Philip Hoare

30, Nov, 2021 @4:53 PM

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Buzz off: David Attenborough intervenes after Adelaide shopping centre bee plaque misquotes him
Local conservationist recognises ‘honeybee propaganda’ beside mural before writing to famed British naturalist

Royce Kurmelovs

30, Nov, 2021 @8:10 AM

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New study links major fashion brands to Amazon deforestation
LVMH, Zara, Nike and others at risk of contribution to destruction of rainforest based on connections to leather industry

Laura Pitcher

29, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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White rhinos flown from South Africa to Rwanda in largest single translocation
In a bid to secure the future of the near threatened species, 30 animals have been driven, flown and finally rehomed in Akagera national park

Graeme Green

29, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Nobel-winning stock market theory used to help save coral reefs
Portfolio selection rules on evaluating risk used to pick 50 reefs as ‘arks’ best able to survive climate crisis and revive coral elsewhere

Karen McVeigh

28, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Scenes from the Wild review – bats and gannets in the captivating vision of Dara McAnulty
Tenor William Morgan was the soloist in Cheryl Frances-Hoad’s powerful song cycle based on the work of the teenage nature writer

Erica Jeal

28, Nov, 2021 @2:41 PM

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Hope ‘rabbit hotels’ can help Britain’s decimated population bounce back
Brash piles provide safety from predators and place to breed for animal now hailed as ‘ecosystem engineer’

Patrick Barkham

28, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Campaigners criticise European zoo proposals to cull adult male gorillas
Overcrowding of western lowland gorillas in zoos has led regulatory body to consider drastic measures

Helena Horton

26, Nov, 2021 @12:37 PM

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