Baby elephant dies after losing half its trunk in poacher's trap

The one-year-old calf succumbed to its injuries two days after being rescued by Indonesian villagers. …

'I've seen irreversible change but hope too for planet'

Over decades, correspondent David Shukman has seen climate change become our most important issue. …

Red crabs swarm across roads and bridges in Australia

An annual migration of red crabs has covered roads and bridges on an Australian island. …

IBM claims advance in quantum computing

The company unveils an advanced “quantum” processor that’s part of an effort to build super-fast computers. …

Climate change: What did the scientists make of COP26?

Scientists applaud some COP26 policies but fear measures don’t go far enough and won’t be delivered. …

COP26: The truth behind the new climate change denial

The claims that went viral in the lead-up to the COP climate summit – and what…

Russian anti-satellite test adds to worsening problem of space debris

Russia has destroyed one of its own satellites in orbit, prompting international condemnation. Click…

Russian anti-satellite missile test poses no threat – Moscow

The US earlier said Russia “recklessly” destroyed a satellite, endangering astronauts in space. Click…

US anger at Russian anti-satellite missile test debris

The state department says Russia “recklessly” destroyed a satellite, endangering astronauts in space. Click…

COP26: Climate deal sounds the death knell for coal power – PM

But Boris Johnson says the achievements of the Glasgow summit are “tinged with disappointment”. …