Climate change: Amazon oil boom under fire at UN talks

Indigenous people come to COP25 to protest plans to expand oil production in the western Amazon. Read more »

Refugees at ‘increased risk’ from extreme weather

Climate change could make the problem worse, multiplying the misery for displaced people. Read more »

Grandmother killer whales boost survival of calves

The "grandmother effect" was even stronger with grandmothers that had gone through the menopause. Read more »

Climate change: 1.9 billion people rely on natural ‘water towers’

A new study ranks the importance and vulnerability of high-mountain stores of water. Read more »

Four tiger foetuses found in Indonesian ‘poacher’ arrests

Sumatran tigers are critically endangered - with fewer than 400 believed to be left in the wild. Read more »

Brian Cox: Why I’ve been exploring our scientific past

The science broadcaster explains why he's been delving into the lives of some extraordinary scientists. Read more »

Madrid climate talks will set the tone for Glasgow 2020

The outcome of the COP25 UN climate conference in Spain will influence the event in Scotland next year. Read more »

Polluting firms ‘will be hit by climate policies’

Which business sectors will be winners and losers when, and if, climate change policies take affect? Read more »

Mike Horn and Boerge Ousland: North Pole explorers complete epic trek

The Norwegian-South African duo met up with a rescue team as they were dangerously low on food. Read more »

Plastic pollution: Wales should cut 3G sports pitch waste

There are concerns tyre infill from sports pitches is ending up in waterways and harming wildlife. Read more »