Tom Bawden is Energy and Resources Correspondent for The Independent and Evening Standard.
01 September 2014 12:00 AM
Conservationists will fall silent at noon today to mark the hundredth anniversary of the death of Martha, the last ever passenger pigeon – just as a new project is set up to bring the species back from the dead.
28 August 2014 07:34 PM
From pandas pretending to be pregnant to birds that steal food, animals are sometimes just as deceptive than humans
28 August 2014 06:58 PM
Report warns that if they continue to spread at their current rate, the world’s biggest food-producing countries will be 'saturated'
27 August 2014 06:53 PM
Hi-tech invention designed to scare real birds away from farms and airports
27 August 2014 06:21 PM
Racoons, ibises and Asian hornets among threats to UK environment
27 August 2014 05:55 PM
The best hope of winning the war against ivory poaching is to target the mega-consignments of elephant tusks as they are smuggled out of Africa, according to a new report which finds that most ivory is shipped out of the continent in as few as 100 giant hauls a year.
26 August 2014 11:17 PM
It may sound like a scene from a 1970s sci-fi movie, but in the not-too-distant future, robots could be leading crowds out of burning buildings guided by a shepherding device.
25 August 2014 05:31 PM
A leading biologist has called for a radical conservation strategy in an attempt to prevent the 'mass extinction' of species
22 August 2014 12:07 PM
EDF Energy failed to put in place appropriate procedures to properly receive, record and process all customers’ complaints
22 August 2014 12:00 AM
There are 462 more species of bird in the world than previously thought after the most comprehensive avian analysis ever undertaken identified 46 new species of parrot, 26 extra owls and a host of other new entrants to the record books.
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
- 1 Scottish independence: Learn from Quebec's mistakes and beware of promises. Vote Yes.
- 2 iOS 8 is full of shiny new features - but it's terrible news for app developers
- 3 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 4 Hitler’s former food taster reveals the horrors of the Wolf’s Lair
- 5 Cocaine and cannabis haul hidden in Vatican car seized by French police