Welcome to the new Independent website. We hope you enjoy it and we value your feedback. Please contact us here.
The Independent on Sunday has seen a draft of the latest IPCC report, which says the world is not doing enough to combat problem. But, with sufficient political will, all is not lost
The Home Secretary Theresa May has been ordered to review the amount of money given to support asylum seekers after the High Court ruled that she had used “insufficient” evidence when deciding to freeze government payments to cover their essential living needs.
She sang with Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder. Now the 29-year-old, one of the backing singers in the Oscar-winning film ‘20 Feet from Stardom’, tells Sarah Morrison why she wants to step into the spotlight
Diverse group including a chef, beauty queen and doctor recognised
An actor, a guest house owner, a brand stylist and a union worker will be among the first people in the UK to wed once the new equal marriage law comes into force from this Saturday morning.
Charity warns calls are going unanswered as demand for advice overwhelms the service
Lords condemn ‘wilful oppression’ and call for urgent reform of Britain’s care homes
A leading children’s publisher has said he will not bow to pressure to stop labelling books for either girls or boys – because it is a “fact of life” that people search for gifts according to gender.
Thanks to help from celebrities, royalty and most of all our readers, a record amount will go to our partner charity Space For Giants to help change things for elephants now
Pensioner Dietrich Wagner is in London to lobby the Home Secretary about the dangers of the controversial crowd dispersal weapon
There are some 1,200 objects made with ivory in the royal collection. Their possible destruction is welcomed by wildlife campaigners, but not by some art enthusiasts
In a surprise move, the governments of Botswana, Chad, Ethiopia, Gabon and Tanzania were among those to sign the Elephant Protection Initiative
World leaders are being urged to crack down on the masterminds behind gangs that make billions from animal carcasses
One of Africa's most successful nature conservation projects has made wildlife everyone's business
Sarah Morrison gives herself no time to dawdle on an astonishing six-day drive from Cape Town to Durban
The United States has done it. The Philippines and China too. Even Hong Kong has said it will destroy some of its contraband ivory. But ahead of a conservation conference in London next month where world leaders will descend to seek a solution to wildlife crime, the debate about the future of stockpiles is set to heat up.