Tom Bawden is Energy and Resources Correspondent for The Independent and Evening Standard.
21 August 2014 06:33 PM
Animals including the red kite, the goshawk, the barn owl and the wild boar could be completely wiped out of the UK if a new bill to encourage the development of infrastructure is passed, a group of leading scientists warns today.
19 August 2014 07:23 PM
A British butterfly species has made climate-change history by becoming the first known animal of any kind to lose the ability to do something after global warming forced it to move to a new environment and adapt its behaviour.
19 August 2014 05:28 PM
The UK’s endangered native crayfish species could be completely wiped out after a deadly plague was identified in one of its few strongholds.
18 August 2014 12:00 AM
This summer has been a “landmark year” for birdwatchers, as the warm weather encourages species normally associated with the Mediterranean to settle in the UK.
17 August 2014 05:51 PM
Alert from Royal Horticultural Society over disease which could damage or kill fruit and veg
16 August 2014 12:00 AM
Experiments show birds are not compulsively attracted to shiny objects
14 August 2014 07:28 PM
An oak tree reputedly used as a hideout by Robin Hood and a sycamore credited with starting the trade union movement are among the leading contenders in a competition to find Britain’s best trees.
14 August 2014 12:33 AM
A seawall and 16 turbines in Swansea Bay could generate electricity for 120,000 homes
13 August 2014 07:36 PM
The HS2 rail link is facing new opposition from an unexpected source, after the Royal College of General Practitioners claimed construction of the the line could deprive the UK of thousands of GPs because of disruptions to exams.
04 August 2014 05:09 PM
Britain’s fracking industry has suffered its first terrorist-type attack, after the home of a shale gas worker in Northern Ireland was petrol-bombed from a passing car.
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991 with most Brits wanting to stay in'
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