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If you've spotted lots of snow leopards, with their striking coats and big floofy tails, on your television recently, you're not alone. The World Wildlife Fund has been airing adverts for the big cats for a year, but has stepped up its campaign in time for the festive season.
Naturalists in Berlin have sighted a pack of wolves and their cubs just 15 miles south of the German capital for the first time in more than 100 years.
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
The unlikely pairing of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and the Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio emerged this week as they became figureheads in the battle to save the tiger at a summit in St Petersburg.
Wild tigers could become extinct in 12 years if countries where they still roam fail to take quick action to protect their habitats and step up the fight against poaching, global wildlife experts told a "tiger summit" yesterday.
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
A claim that the mountain glaciers of the Himalayas will vanish by 2035 has been debunked. Climate-change sceptics are jubilant. They shouldn't be, says Steve Connor. Their disappearance is still only a matter of time
Supermarket responds to environmental concerns about its policy
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
Imagine yourself in the creative department of a German advertising agency. A brief has just come in for an anti-Aids TV commercial. So how do you persuade young people to put caution before pleasure and acknowledge that sex can be fatal? Think hard. What's the most traumatising image you can conjure to shock your carefree and careless audience into paying attention and donning a condom?
Prosperous middle class contributing to a growing appetite for 'forest food'
Smallest species of deer ever known among new forms of wildlife discovered
Nobu refuses to take endangered species off menu – but carries a note advising diners to choose another dish