Reverse nature's decline or there is no future – UN

The UN’s biodiversity chief says talks under way in Montreal are the last chance to save…

Oldest DNA reveals two-million-year-old lost world

Genetic material extracted from soil has revealed the ancient plants and animals of North Greenland. …

COP15: UN calls for 'peace pact with nature'

Countries are meeting in Montreal for a once-a-decade opportunity to put nature on the path to…

Onshore wind rules to be relaxed after Tory revolt

The government says it will rewrite a planning rule restricting new turbines in England. …

Deforestation: EU law bans goods linked to destruction of trees

Household goods such as coffee and chocolate will have to pass strict checks before they are…

Nasa's Orion spacecraft is homeward-bound

The ship fires its main engine near the Moon, committing itself to a return to Earth…

Tasmanian tiger: Remains of last thylacine found in cupboard after 85 years

The pelt and skull of the last known thylacine are identified in Hobart, solving an 85-year…

Russia: Bodies of 2,500 seals found along Caspian Sea coast

The seals were found on the Caspian Sea coast, but officials do not believe they died…

Out on a spacewalk with Nasa astronauts at the ISS

The astronauts installed new solar panels to give the International Space Station more power. …

Earthshot Prize: Prince William announces five winners

Friends from Oman who turn CO2 into rock and a UK firm making packaging from seaweed…