A new Kenyan law aims to quell poaching by increasing the notoriously light penalties for the growing illegal trade
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Sunday 18 August 2013
One third of fish sold as 'sustainable' is no such thing, DNA tests show
Wednesday 24 July 2013
How the baby boomers made it last, but Thatcher’s children couldn’t
Monday 10 June 2013
Bird has disappeared from 90 per cent of the territory it once occupied
Monday 22 April 2013
Earth Day 2013 has been given a major boost thanks to Google featuring it as its doodle.
Saturday 16 March 2013
Something to declare
Sunday 03 March 2013
The host nation for this weekend's global conservation gathering is called to account for its role in African elephant poaching
Saturday 09 February 2013
Pristine sands, golden shores, sea turtles, luxury wellness, fun surf and seafood shacks
Thursday 31 January 2013
Why is ambergris worth so much money? Simon Usborne holds his nose and finds out
A victim of man's methods - and, quite possibly, British badgers - the humble hedgehog is becoming an engdangered species. Here's what you can do
Sunday 27 January 2013
Our writer, aware of his advancing years, has a soft spot for these little beasts
Saturday 05 January 2013
Status as Germany’s capital of cool under threat after influx from provincial backwater
Friday 07 December 2012
A lemur named after the fictional character Christian Grey from the best-selling book Fifty Shades Of Grey has met a love interest.
Tuesday 20 November 2012
The alleged abuse of elephants at Twycross Zoo should make us consider once more the role zoos play in animal conservation
Thursday 15 November 2012
Endangered animals in Brazil may be cloned to help ensure their survival, if plans by Brazilian genetic researchers go ahead.
Tuesday 13 November 2012
The first in a series of live and online auctions to raise money for the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts in New York has collected over $17 million (£10.7 million).
Wednesday 17 October 2012
WASHINGTON — A few had panda jewelry. Some drew the black and white bears on their name tags. Others sported attire that one might expect from semifinalists in a contest to become a world panda ambassador, or "Pambassador."
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
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- 3 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27