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    'The Amazon is the vagina of the world': why women are key to saving Brazil's forests

    Indigenous leader Célia Xakriabá and Vagina Monologues author V discuss Brazil’s biodiversity crisis and why this...

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    Mauritius calls for urgent help to prevent oil spill disaster

    Stranded oil tanker is breaking up, threatening even greater ecological devastationPeople living in Mauritius have described...

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    A New Normal: travel and the environment after Covid-19 – video

    In this week's episode of A New Normal, Iman Amrani asks viewers what their thoughts are...

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    Canada's last fully intact ice shelf has suddenly collapsed, forming a Manhattan-sized iceberg

    Almost half of Canada's last remaining intact ice shelf has suddenly collapsed into the ocean. Satellite...

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    Thousands of baby turtles released into sea off Bali

    The Olive Ridley turtles are part of conservationists’ attempts to boost the population and promote environmental...

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    Three women injured swimming with whales in Australia in space of a week

    Alicia Ramsay was hit by humpback whale’s fin days after two others injured swimming at tourist...

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    Canadian ice shelf area bigger than Manhattan collapses due to rising temperatures

    Last fully intact ice shelf in the Canadian Arctic lost more than 40% of its areas...

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    Monsoon rains driven by high winds bring flooding misery to Mumbai

    India’s commercial capital grinds to a halt after heaviest August rainfall in 47 years causes widespread...

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    Mauritius facing environmental crisis as shipwreck leaks oil

    MV Wakashio breaking up after running aground at Pointe d’Esny near marine parkThe Indian Ocean island...

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    Italian homes evacuated over risk of Mont Blanc glacier collapse

    Roads near Courmayeur closed to tourists because of threat from falling Planpincieux iceHomes have been evacuated...

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    New Guinea has greatest plant diversity of any island in the world, study reveals

    The tropical island edges out Madagascar as botanists estimate that 4,000 new species could be discovered...

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    Deadly diseases from wildlife thrive when nature is destroyed, study finds

    Rats and bats that host pandemic pathogens like Covid-19 increase in damaged ecosystems, analysis showsCoronavirus –...

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    Tesco urged to ditch meat company over alleged links to Amazon deforestation

    Responding to Greenpeace campaign to cut links to Brazilian meat giant JBS, supermarket calls on government...

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    Throng of new penguin colonies in Antarctica spotted from space

    Satellite images reveal guano patches, boosting known emperor penguin colonies by 20%Satellite images have revealed 11...

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    'Guajirío culture is dying': Mexican dam poised to displace living and flood ancestors' graves

    Experts say indigenous group has been pressured and cheated into surrendering its landHigh in the Sierra...

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    The Guardian view on wildlife in lockdown: feeling the pressure | Editorial

    If countries that use tourism to fund conservation are not supported, species and habitats will disappear...

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    Death of a Cat

    For weeks, I have been trying to understand my own tears in the presence of a...

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    California's 'Apple Fire' – the wildfire in pictures

    The fire in Cherry Valley, north-west of Palm Springs, prompted authorities to issue new evacuation orders...

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    Panda conservation efforts failed to protect other mammals – study

    Animals including leopards have almost disappeared in protected habitatsEfforts to protect the giant panda have failed...

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    'There’s still a choice': New Zealand's melting glaciers show the human fingerprints of climate change

    New research has found extreme melting of the country’s glaciers in 2018 was at least ten...

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    Sowing doubt: people around world receive mystery seed parcels

    Packages marked as ‘earrings’ spark biosecurity concerns and global investigations into originsThere is not much that...

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    Close encounter: mother and calf humpback whales stun surfers at Sydney's Manly beach

    Images show dozens of surfers about 10 metres from whales, which migrate up and down the...

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    Developers v Durrell: the battle over Corfu's 'jewel of nature'

    Super-rich join naturalists in fight to halt building of luxury resort on biodiverse headlandUsually, at this...

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    UK waste incinerators three times more likely to be in deprived areas

    Greenpeace data raises concern over air quality and health of vulnerable peopleEdmonton incinerator expansion ‘fundamentally unjust’...

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    How Trump is emboldening other countries' 'bad behavior' on the climate crisis

    Global voices in the crisis say a US exit from the Paris agreement is damaging, but...

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    'Everything is burning': Argentina's delta fires rage out of control

    Cattle ranching and drought have turned the Paraná River grasslands to tinder, threatening disaster for the...

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    Scientists successfully revive 100m-year-old microbes from the sea

    Microbes had lain dormant at the bottom of the sea since the age of the dinosaurs...

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    One in three children have dangerous levels of lead in their blood

    About 800 million children, mostly in developing countries, ‘will have had risky exposure’One in three children...