You might think summer has hardly begun, but for Clement the British cuckoo, it's so over that he's already in Africa, the continent where he winters.
Big changes in the way Britain organises its electricity production were announced yesterday to meet the triple challenge of climate change, high bills for householders, and security of energy supply.
Culling badgers to counter tuberculosis in cattle would be a mistake, the leading government adviser on the problem said yesterday, in advance of an expected announcement that a cull is to go ahead.
Ministers are poised to give the go-ahead to a widespread cull of badgers in a bid to halt the growing spread of tuberculosis in cattle – with a significant gap still remaining in the science behind the move.
Red kites, the majestic birds of prey which 20 years ago were one of Britain's rarest creatures and confined to the Welsh mountains, are now being regularly seen in gardens around Britain, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds has found.
The turtle dove has vanished from half its nesting sites in the past 20 years
Uh-oh. The sun may not shine this Friday, the Met Office revealed yesterday.
Britain's millions of hayfever sufferers have a new helping hand: the Met Office has introduced daily pollen forecasts on its website.
This farm and this lake form the backdrop to one of the most recognisable views in Wales – and today the National Trust launches a million-pound appeal to help save them.
The return of the otter in England is causing problems for commercial fisheries, which are resorting to unusual remedies. Otters threatening an angling club's prize fish, worth thousands of pounds, are being kept away with a novel deterrent – lion dung.
Japan's nuclear crisis has stalled the growing support for a UK "nuclear renaissance", a new poll reveals.
The mysterious collapse of honey-bee colonies is becoming a global phenomenon, scientists working for the United Nations have revealed.
A sad milestone in the spread of a disease mortally affecting Britain's horse chestnut trees was passed this week when one of the country's noblest horse chestnut avenues was finally cut down.
Britain's two species of migratory wild swans, which come from the far north to spend the winter here and add grace and charm to many lakes and pools, are undergoing contrasting fortunes which are beginning to worry conservationists.
The wardens of England's 140 state-run national nature reserves want to form their own mutual company to save these "wildlife jewels in the crown" from the consequences of government proposals to dispose of them.
The head gamekeeper at a country estate which owns one of Britain's most celebrated national nature reserves has been charged with a string of wildlife and firearms offences, after an investigation by police into the death of a wild bird.