environment

As humanity comes to grips with the spread of COVID-19, researchers believe there are many more deadly pathogens which have been frozen in Earth’s ancient past in the Arctic ice. And as the planet...

Temperature records in the planet’s most southerly continent have tumbled this year, as each month’s highest temperature has been broken so far. January 24 saw a temperature of 9.2C –...

The hurricane season is from June to November when the seas are at their warmest and most humid creating ripe conditions for a hurricane to develop. With oceans around the planet continuing to warm year-on-year,...

Appropriately named for its biblically-proportioned aims, the Noah’s Ark Project intends to wage war against the worryingly rapid loss of biodiversity. The conservation project, led by partners Richard...

“Wonderfully, youngsters are born just like miniature adults and already have all of their fur markings, including their iconic black and white tails which they use to help identify one another,”...

An Antarctic glacier containing enough water to eventually raise global sea levels by five feet (1.5m) has been melting dramatically in the last two decades. This doomsday report is the result of landmark...

In the midst of all the doom and gloom and tragedy of the COVID-19 outbreak, there could be one ray of light. The large swathes of lockdowns across the planet has led to a decrease in carbon emissions...

Approximately 380 million years ago a violent sea-dwelling predator terrorised the tropical lagoon habitat. For this fish was equipped with more than a terrifying array of razor-sharp teeth – the...

The world is heading towards a global, climate catastrophe according to the scientific consensus. Climate change and global warming threaten to submerge swathes of the planet underwater, while others will...

People will suffer from heat stress more frequently and more disastrously if greenhouse emissions are not curbed. Researchers at Rutgers University in the US have found heat and humidity will affect four...

Since 1975, the world has been warming at an alarming rate, with scientists stating the global temperature has risen by roughly 0.15-0.20C per decade thanks to climate change. While this figure seems relatively...

Italy is the worst affected country outside of China to be hit by COVID-19, with more than 17,000 confirmed cases, and more than 1,200 deaths. As a result, the country has been placed on lockdown, and...

Since 1975, the world has been warming at an alarming rate, with scientists stating that the global temperature has risen by roughly 0.15-0.20C per decade. While this figure seems relatively low, global...

The polar regions are shedding six times more ice than during the 1990s. This is driving sea level rise unprecedented in the modern era and could mean annual flooding by 2100 in regions currently home...

Palaeontologists have unearthed previously undiscovered dinosaur tracks on the north-east coast of Skye. The remarkable stegosaurus tracks were revealed after the spring storms of 2017 moved boulders along...

The World Meteorological Organisation today published a definitive climate report revealing concentrations of greenhouse gases continue to rise, making the last five years the warmest yet. The Statement...