A 20ft-deep sinkhole in Gosforth, Newcastle, is the latest in a string of sudden cave-ins
Animal rights campaigners say the US marine park's announcement is little more than window dressing
Heart of England Forest and Dennis Publishing join up for 'Do it Day' event
World leaders faced with mammoth task of securing a legally binding climate agreement for the first time
George Monbiot continues his crusade against the 'woolly maggots' he says are trashing the UK
After Cecil the lion, another prized animal is hunted down in Zimbabwe's national parks
Wildlife in Chernobyl exclusion zone is flourishing - due to the enforced absence of human habitation
Leonardo DiCaprio joins campaign to pull funds out of oil, coal and gas companies to stave off global warming
Natural England expected to license a third year of badger culling in Somerset and Gloucestershire
New study reveals extent of 'morally repugnant' wastage
Environmental agency responsible for leaking water polluted with lead and arsenic
Local media claims the men were arrested before they were shot but police insist they died in a gunfight
Energy industry figures poised to challenge US president’s measures
The craze has been described as 'fetishistic' and 'criminal', so why is it growing in popularity?
Escaped pet Boris quickly returned home after desperate owners played YouTube tortoise porn on the lawn
MPs to be given free vote on easing hunting restrictions to allow for the use of more hounds to flush out foxes
Chimpanzees filmed drinking fermented tree sap, lending weight to 'drunken monkey hypothesis'
Environmental groups welcome historic pledge to phase out fossil fuel emissions this century
Critically endangered sawfish may have evolved to reproduce without males in order to escape extinction
Tremors don't usually pose a serious threat to the UK, but a 6.5-magnitude earthquake is 'technically possible'