Cuadrilla, the fracking company responsible for a series of earth tremors around Blackpool in 2011, has withdrawn applications for permits to frack in Lancashire after problems surfaced relating to the disposal of radioactive waste.
Protecting habitat and engaging the local community are crucial for both rhinos and elephants, says Christian Lambrechts, the managing director of Rhino Ark
Freedom Industries facing lawsuits and investigations after spill that left 300,000 without water
Authorities have still not declared the water supply safe two days after contamination
650 troops on the ground with more to follow, but Hollande vows to keep mission brief
Many women in developing countries don't realise that they have a right to healthcare and to make decisions about their own bodies. This has to change, says Edna Adan ssmail
The Cuban physician Carlos J Finlay has been honoured with a Google Doodle on the 180th anniversary of his birth.
Under-resourced Ofwat doesn't have the staff to assess the utilities' new charges to customers
Water regulator is accused of conflict of interest over appointment to advise US fund looking to invest in utilities
Good sanitation is a human right that many people in the world don't have access to. It would save millions of lives.
A transport plane filled with heavy duty vehicles and medical supplies has left an RAF base as part of Britain's response to the disaster
Agencies across the world are taking donations to support the estimated two million people impacted
'I have to call Thames Water at least three or four times a year. The smell catches my throat'
Storm changes course, avoiding Hong Kong but wreaking havoc in China’s Guangdong province
The head of the country’s Red Crescent tells Robert Fisk about the horrors he has seen
Radiation levels at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant are 18 times higher than previously thought, according to officials.