Conservationists warn that giraffes are increasingly being targeted for their 'deliciously sweet' meat
Labour says government flooding investment is just a re-announcement of funding confirmed last year
Diplomats hopeful of a global agreement after more than two decades of failed attempts
Inventors say the bus powered by human waste will improve air quality and prove the value of poo
An electronic field that repels sharks could be an environmentally friendly alternative to shark nets
World's two largest polluters pledge to cap carbon emissions ahead of major climate talks next year
Some species 'may not last the century' as rich eco-systems are threatened by industrial emissions
High winds and faulty power plants lift wind power above nuclear for the first time in the UK
The electric Tesla D will get to 60mph in three seconds – but won't be able to drive itself
Proposed river route would relieve congestion and save cyclists 30 minutes on their commute, say developers
A US company says it has created the 'ultimate' veggie burger – one that looks, smells and tastes like meat
Scale of human destruction should serve as a 'wake-up call for us all', according to the WWF
Controversial plan aims to halt the decline of the animals whose population has dropped to just 3,000
US and China 'embrace' their responsibility to combat the global effects of climate change
Protesters including politicians and celebrities warn climate change is 'biggest threat humanity has faced'
Award-winning photos that 'take your breath away' will go on show at London Zoo
UN-backed report claims reducing emissions can generate better growth than a high-carbon model
A 'major environmental success story', but scientists warn urgent action is now required to tackle climate change
BP faces up to $18bn civil fines after judge blames company for worst offshore oil spill in US history
Discovery of unusual new species could mean scientists have to completely 'reshape the tree of life'
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