Wet wipes clog up the River Thames

A new report has found that wet wipe pollution in the river has grown to the size of two tennis courts in the last six years

COP26: 45 countries make pledge to farm sustainably

The UK is leading the governments in tackling the industry responsible for a quarter of worldwide emissions

Kew Gardens collection digitised to combat climate change

The government will invest £15m to make the world’s largest collection of plant and fungal specimens available anywhere in the world for free

COP26 Live: UN Chief says “stop treating nature like toilet”

The UN Secretary-General suggests a potential failure of climate talks could mean a “death sentence” for several countries

David Attenborough calls on world leaders to make the key changes at COP26

During his opening ceremony speech, the broadcasting legend reminded world leaders at the conference that ‘the world is looking to you’

‘Pollution is killing our waterways’

A new report claims that agricultural waste and sewage are destroying waterbodies in the UK and could lead to certain species’ extinction

‘Plastic pollution exacerbates climate change’

Both issues should be intrinsically linked and have joined solutions, rather than being considered separate suggests a new report

Glastonbury fish in ecstasy – or are they?

Scientists have found cocaine and MDMA in a river near the festival from public urination – impacting the health and wellbeing of wildlife

‘Biodiversity decline by 2030 can still be stopped’

Five UK nature agencies have released a joint report calling for nature recovery to be considered just as important as net zero strategy

Could climate change give us a real-life Dumbo?

A new report suggests that animals are growing larger beaks, ears and wings in response to warming temperatures – but is this a sign of survival?