The substance is used to preserve the scent of perfume
Hundreds of dolphins are killed in a remote Japanese bay during hunting season. The town argues it is an important tradition, but conservationists maintain the bloody practice is inhumane
Conservationists warn the captive selection process will begin again tomorrow
The incredible image was captured from the tiny island of Lovund in central Norway after temperatures suddenly dipped, freezing the water and trapping the fish
Sea Shepherd would aim to scupper missions by any means, whether it was throwing foul-smelling acid or sinking ships. At what point did you join?
Taiji will continue to hunt small whales and dolphins despite project
Campaigners urge UK firm to halt imports from Icelandic fishing giant with links to whalers
(Clockwise from top left) 1. Straw hat, £6, matalan.co.uk
Why would any self-respecting person want to go on a website and detail their sexual conquests?
The Lonely Planet Adventure: There's no need for a cage when you share the water with these giant creatures
Chocó department, on Colombia’s Pacific coast, is one of the wettest places on Earth. It rains all the time. The small group that I was with was visiting a community tourism project, Mano Cambiada, based in the town of Nuquí. The warning that, on the boat journey to Mano Cambiada’s lodge, we might get wet was an understatement. A little short of two hours in, in our small boat on the open sea, we were drenched to the skin.
Acoustic analysis of the sounds made by a beluga whale revealed remarkable similarities to human speech patterns, indicating that the whale was trying to “reach out” to his human captors
The giant tortoise's demise means his kind are extinct. Michael McCarthy pays tribute and asks which species is next
Controversial plans to shotgun-blast the nests of buzzards to help out pheasant shooters were abruptly dropped by the Government yesterday, 24 hours after they were extensively highlighted and criticised in i.
Protected birds earn reprieve after sudden U-turn
Glyndebourne's dreadlocks-and-driftwood Janacek misses the Slavic touch, while Harrison Birtwistle's 'opera' is simply loathsome