Plans to develop a deep coal mine, creating hundreds of new jobs, have sparked controversy.
Beavers will be given legal protection in Scotland after an attempt by a Conservative MSP to prevent the move was voted down.
More than 1,000 people are feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies floating in the floodwaters, the president has said.
A dead whale with 40 kilograms of plastic in its stomach has been discovered off the coast of the Philippines.
A mushroom that smells of curry powder and a spider whose egg sack looks like a whippy ice cream are among the hidden wonders lurking in woodlands, experts have said.
Chris Packham has said he is pleased shows like his Blue Planet spin-off have formed a new genre celebrating the environment while also warning of the problems it is facing.
Students have joined school strikes around the world demanding that politicians take urgent action on climate change.
A herd of goats has turned up in a town centre after bad weather drove the animals from their hilly home.
Earth is sick, with multiple and worsening environmental problems killing millions of people every year, according to a United Nations report.
Air pollution is a bigger global killer than smoking, research has shown.
A challenge of a new kind has been trending online, encouraging users to pick up rubbish and share the before and after pictures on social media.
Controversial plans to expand Heathrow would effectively create a “new airport” and have “severe” consequences for Londoners, the High Court has heard.
Controversial plans to expand Heathrow Airport will come under the scrutiny of leading judges as a legal challenge gets under way at the High Court.
Discussing the weather beats other national pastimes such as drinking tea, queuing and apologising unnecessarily to be the most “typical” British trait, a poll suggests.
Chimpanzees are losing their distinctive behaviours in areas of high human activity, new research suggests.
An injunction granted to energy giant Ineos has created an “impermissible severe chilling effect” on campaigners’ right to protest against fracking, the Court of Appeal has heard.
Film star Bonnie Wright is joining scientists and campaigners to launch a nationwide survey of plastic pollution in UK rivers.
Dundee residents have reacted with outrage after an Angus councillor suggested his residents could use the city’s dumps after losing their own.
Single-use plastic drinks bottles will be barred from sale at Glastonbury Festival for the first time this year.
The unseasonably warm weather has prompted birds to try nesting, butterflies to emerge and hedgehogs to come out of hibernation early, experts said.