The Unconditionally singer will take on the role of engaging young people in the charity organisation’s work
The two men, one of whom is thought to be a French national, were hunted down and killed by residents on the island of Nosy Be
Scientists warn the wrong kind of land is currently being protected as national parks and other types of national wildlife zones
Teams of searchers recovered human bones from the sands of Florida Panhandle woodlands on Saturday in a “boot hill” graveyard where juveniles who disappeared from a notorious Old South reform school more than a half-century ago are believed to have been secretly buried.
They once had to lie awake listening for the sound of Santa shuffling down the chimney. Now, to find out precisely when their gifts are going to arrive, children can track his progress from computers.
Why go in 2013? A world of wild wonders
Six years ago their kind was feared extinct, but 18 newborn ducklings from the world's most endangered duck species – the Madagascar pochard – met the public for the first time yesterday.
Welcome to Hancock's half-minute (and other utter failures)
Jamie Oliver's chums may be the alpha males of the media world, but naturals in the classroom they are not
A red seaweed found off the Pacific island of Fiji has been found to contain a powerful class of natural substances that can effectively destroy the malaria parasite, scientists said yesterday.
David Attenborough loves its exuberant wildlife, but this island in the Indian ocean has much more besides lemurs to offer, reveals Kate Eshelby
When you're a TV presenter who has circumnavigated the planet three times, you get a profound insight into what's good, bad and downright weird about our world
Under a summer sun that never sets, Rebecca Newman treks across Canada's Baffin Island
Governments around the world need to take drastic action to save the most endangered primate species, a new report is demanding
Ever seen such bright blue eyes? The blue-eyed black lemur of Madagascar is something of a celebrity. "We always say they are the Hollywood stars of the primates," said Christoph Schwitzer, who studies the animals in Madagascar's north-western forests. "Stunningly beautiful, but a bit stupid."