Leading UK scientists accused the Government of abusing science today after the EU strongly criticised the research it used to justify its position on the nerve agent pesticides widely linked to declining bee populations.
German cockroaches evolved to avoid glucose-based baits in household bug killers
EU action on bees comes on top of huge losses and the coldest March for 50 years
Peregrine Falcons are protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act and the company can not legally access the mast until any chicks had fledged
Call the nit nurse! A miserable summer followed by a long winter have created an explosion of head lice infestations across Britain – and the country's nits are more resilient than ever to treatment.
Extraordinary steps were taken by the British Government last night to head off a proposed EU ban on neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been widely blamed for bee deaths around the world.
Failed vote means substances can continue to be used despite campaigners’ concerns
Men who watch more than 20 hours of television a week risk halving their sperm count, researchers warn.
Eighteen people were being treated in hospital last night after toxic gas used to kill rodents escaped from a ship docked at a harbour in Northern Ireland.
Public opinion appears to be shifting in favour of the development of genetically-modified crops, according to a ComRes survey for The Independent.
Worldwide declines in bee colonies, threatening much of global agriculture, may be caused by a new generation of nerve-agent pesticides, two new studies strongly suggest.
Two studies confirm dangers of 'nerve agents' used on one-third of all British cropland
Campaigners call for review of herbicide use in Europe following landmark ruling
Once the rivers were cleaned up, fish returned to once-polluted waters and otters began to spread back eastwards from their strongholds in Devon and Wales