Image of the proposed Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay project

Plans unveiled for world's first tidal-power lagoons in the UK

Briefing Mon 2 Mar, AT 12:00

Six tidal lagoons in Wales, Somerset and Cumbria expected to generate 8% of the UK's electricity

A fracking site in Manchester

Fracking must be banned to meet carbon targets, MPs say

One-Minute Read Mon 26 Jan, AT 09:15

Meanwhile George Osborne is condemned for urging ministers to fast-track fracking in leaked letter

Doomsday Clock

Will the Doomsday Clock tick down to destruction tomorrow?

Briefing Wed 21 Jan, AT 14:37

Scientists meet to discuss how close mankind now is to ensuring its own destruction.

India tiger

India's tiger population surges due to conservation efforts

One-Minute Read Wed 21 Jan, AT 11:51

Measures to combat poaching and habitat destructions have worked – but they may not be continued

MPs urge government to do more to support dairy farmers

One-Minute Read Tue 20 Jan, AT 11:03

Sharp falls in price of milk mean more producers are going out of business every week

Climate change pollution

Most fossil fuels 'unusable' under climate change goals

One-Minute Read Thu 8 Jan, AT 09:06

New research means much of the reserves held by major oil and gas companies could become worthless


Birds 'sense' severe weather to flee tornado danger

One-Minute Read Fri 19 Dec, AT 11:50

Underground sound waves may have alerted songbirds to dangerous weather, allowing them to escape

Scientists decipher the meaning of a cow's moo

One-Minute Read Wed 17 Dec, AT 14:20

Cows and their calves communicate using individualised calls equivalent to human names


Man 'eaten alive' by anaconda on wildlife show

One-Minute Read Mon 8 Dec, AT 12:23

Stunt intended to 'raise awareness' but has angered animal rights activists while critics have branded it 'nonsense'

Two giraffes in a zoo in Berlin

Giraffes could become extinct as poaching increases

One-Minute Read Wed 3 Dec, AT 11:35

Conservationists warn that giraffes are increasingly being targeted for their 'deliciously sweet' meat