Rare birds thriving on Scilly Isles after scheme rids islands of rats

Number of nesting Manx shearwaters almost triples in three years after a project, backed by Prince Charles, sucessfully kills off the rats that eat the birds’ chicks and eggs

21 October 2016

Fin whale washed up on beach in Norfolk

A rare 40ft (12m) fin whale has been found dead on a Norfolk beach.


21 October 2016

El turismo responsable: una ventana que empieza a abrirse en España

Nuevos negocios ofrecen alternativas sostenibles, en las que viajar no está reñido con el respeto a la sociedad de acogida y el medio ambie

20 October 2016

EU leaders at loggerheads over nature laws review

In a letter seen by the Guardian, European parliament president, Martin Schulz, warns EU chief, Jean Claude-Juncker, that inaction over a stalled review of the EU’s nature directives is jeopardisin

20 October 2016

Waldkauz ist der Vogel des Jahres

Auf den Stieglitz folgt der Waldkauz: Umweltschützer haben den "Vogel des Jahres" gekürt. Mit der Ehrung verbinden sie eine Botschaft.

15 October 2016

Monaco - Champion of Marine Species Conservation – the First Fruits

At the ceremony where the Migratory Species Champion Programme was launched on the eve of the CMS COP11 in Quito in 2014, the Government of the Principality of Monaco received the Champion award for its commitment to the conservation of marine species for the triennium 2015-2017.

14 October 2016

Tackling plastic waste in oceans with 'wooden message in a bottle'

Scientists investigating plastic waste in seas are throwing 100,000 wooden blocks into German waters - and asking members of the public to get involved.

13 October 2016

The cranes are coming!

Around 120,000 cranes are expected in Bonn’s skies in the next few days. The city lies on one of the main winter migration routes.

13 October 2016

Das Rätsel der Robben

An Deutschlands Küsten sind Seehunde nicht selten. Doch Wissenschaftler wissen verblüffend wenig darüber, wie die Tiere eigentlich ihr Futter finden.

08 October 2016

Predatory menace of the peregrine in the pylon

Airedale, West Yorkshire We have kestrel and sparrowhawk here, buzzard and kite, but nothing quite matches the peregrine for dramatic oomph.

08 October 2016