Scientists discover the ‘closest thing to human language’ displayed in nature
Chris Smith says anti-fracking campaigners’ environmental fears are ‘definitely exaggerated’
Scientists say common pesticides are damaging the soil, air and water
Deforestation and climate change drive extinction rates to 1,000 times their normal level
Researchers are puzzled by the aggressive – and unusual – behaviour of Australian mulga snake
BBC wildlife presenter questioned by police in Malta over his documentary on 'senseless slaughter' of birds
Government to commission world-leading research ship for Antarctic and Arctic scientific research
Catastrophic climate change can only be averted if we adopt nuclear, wind and solar power in a big way, says UN
People with heart and lung problems warned to take extra care as air pollution levels top the scale
British scientists crack formula to develop world's best long-term weather forecast model
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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