Divided desert: Wildlife and Trump’s wall

How President Trump's "great wall" on US-Mexico border could affect endangered desert wildlife.

My 25-year project to photograph the world’s animals

Wildlife photographer Joel Sartore has photographed more than 6,000 contained species so far. He explains why.

Genome pioneer John Sulston enters elite club

Sir John Sulston is elevated to the Companion of Honour in the Queen’s birthday list.

‘Little sunfish’ robot to swim in to Fukushima reactor

It'll be a tough journey - previous robots sent in to the ruined nuclear reactor didn't…

China’s quantum satellite in big leap

Chinese scientists say their experimental Micius spacecraft paves the way for a new kind of internet.

Air pollution plan ‘unfair’ on local authorities

Solving air pollution is a national not a local issue, says the Chartered Institute of Environmental…

Airlander 10: World’s longest aircraft hits highest altitude

The world's longest aircraft reached the altitude on its fourth test flight.

Dams could ‘permanently damage Amazon’

Scientists warn that hydroelectric dams in the Amazon could have a significant impact on the environment.

Ancient bird like ‘a kangaroo-sized flying turkey’

New details on an early megapode bird that lived alongside Australia's extinct giant marsupials.

Juncker rejects US climate deal re-negotiation

Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says the EU will not re-negotiate the Paris climate agreement.