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
UN panel publishes most comprehensive climate change study yet, but will it prove controversial?
Danish zookeepers say four lions had to be killed to make way for a new young male lion
Experts say more information is needed to assess the safety of fracking in the UK
'Nuclear winter' in Beijing leads Panasonic to compensate staff for severity of Chinese pollution
Air pollution in Beijing is now 20 times worse than levels the World Health Organisation considers safe
Blades of ice smash into streets around One World Trade Center at over 100mph
The Thames Barrier has been raised 28 times in the last ten weeks – that's 20% of the total since it was built
Its PM plans to axe green laws, but is Australia really worse than China or America?
Large Tiger shark shot dead as Western Australia begins kill designed to reduce attacks
Flood warnings issued across the UK as high tides combine with Atlantic storms to pose threat to life
Olivia Nalos Opre and Mindy Arthurs support lion-killer and argue that they're 'conservationists'