More than 800 activists from NGOs such as Greenpeace and Oxfam as well as trade unions and social movements have staged a mass walkout of the UN climate talks in Warsaw in protest of the lack of action at the conference.
If you go to the cinema this weekend and see a race-against-time tale about saving a lush natural paradise from the rapacious greed of an oil-drilling company, you could be forgiven for thinking you’ve stumbled into an advance showing of the Avatar sequel.
There are believed to be only 345 giant ibis remaining in the wild, but there is hope for conservationists after a nest of the endangered species was discovered in a hitherto unknown habitat in north-eastern Cambodia.
Blow to fight against climate change as CO2 in the atmosphere hits record high
Decades of legal and illegal agricultural exploitation have brought western Europe's most important wetland to crisis point
When Elizabeth became the Queen, he was forced to quit his job in the Navy, and became depressed for months
While rainforest destruction grips our attention, one of the world's great habitats is under threat. Martin Hickman reports from the Cerrado
Lights will switch off around the globe tomorrow for the fifth annual Earth Hour.
A new report reveals just how fast we are consuming the Earth's resources – and the dire consequences
Pandas are potent symbols of conservation, but do they really need our help? A new book argues that they'd thrive without us
Photographs of one of the world’s biggest ecological disasters will go on show for passers-by at London’s South Bank from tomorrow.
When Simon Ramsay and Professor Jonathan Gosling of the University of Exeter Business School talk of an MBA these days, they intend it to stand for Masters of Business and Action. Which may sound like Mattel's latest addition to the Barbie and Ken range, but, in fact, Ramsay explains, it is what they hope students who take their new One Planet MBA (in this case Master in Business) will become.
A life-size sculpture will appear this week to carry a chilling message about climate change. Rob Sharp finds out how it's made
Retailers complicit in environmental damage caused by industry, World Wide Fund for Nature says
Nine weeks after a ruptured oil rig sprang a leak, the catastrophic consequences are becoming apparent. Kathy Marks reports
Ricki Lake, the American television star, who was taking a look at the offerings at the Turner Prize private view this week, admitted to being an avid fan of contemporary art and a collector of works by Andy Warhol, Idris Khan, Nigel Cooke and unsurprisingly, the film-maker and artist, John Waters, who directed her in the cult film, "Hairspray", the comedy in which she starred opposite Divine and Debbie Harry. And if Nicholas Serota is at a loss as to who to ask to present the Turner prize this year, Lake said she'd "love to" to step into the breach. She would certainly be following a trend set by a spate of celebrity Turner Prize presenters including Madonna and Dennis Hopper.