Attenborough: famines are the fault of 'plague of humans'

First Reaction Tue 22 Jan, AT 14:10

We must limit human population growth, says David Attenborough. 'It’s not an inhuman thing to say'

Snow and ice arrive as Britain braces for big freeze

One-Minute Read Mon 14 Jan, AT 08:41

Met Office raises alert level to one below emergency as cold snap threatens road and air travel

How can the earth support us if we throw away half our food?

Talking Point Thu 10 Jan, AT 14:02

Up to half of world's food is thrown away because of inefficiency and profligacy, says shock report

Pod of killer whales trapped in sea ice struggle to survive

One-Minute Read Thu 10 Jan, AT 10:30

Local villagers plead with Canadian government to provide icebreakers to save trapped orcas

Will hottest year ever force US to confront climate change?

Talking Point Wed 9 Jan, AT 11:44

Scientists hope 2012's record-breaking heat will drive climate change onto the political agenda

Australia ablaze: bushfires hit Victoria and New South Wales

One-Minute Read Tue 8 Jan, AT 09:54

PM Gillard blames global warming for extreme heat which is plunging nation into danger

Close encounter with huge female polar bear - video

Video Mon 7 Jan, AT 14:58

BBC wildlife cameraman comes face-to-face with fierce 1,000kg beast for documentary


Extreme rainfall on the rise, is climate change to blame?

Talking Point Thu 3 Jan, AT 15:12

2012 was the second-wettest year in Britain since records began in 1910

Birdwatchers angry as viral video is exposed as hoax

Talking Point Thu 20 Dec, AT 10:33

Montreal film students come clean and admit making spoof video using 3D animation

Fracking for gas gets go-ahead despite environmental fears

One-Minute Read Thu 13 Dec, AT 13:00

Idea that gas fields location Blackpool will become UK’s 'Dallas' dismissed as a "dangerous fantasy"