Princess Anne: Fly-tipping 'a major irritation'

The Princess Royal has guest edited Country Life magazine ahead of her 70th birthday.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 29, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: environment media nature uk-royal-family princess-anne-princess-royal gatcombe

Coronavirus: Will lockdown easing see more of us using rivers?

There has been a surge in people visiting waterways after the lockdown was eased, outdoor groups say.

By Claire Marshall • bbcnews
July 23, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: nature fishing rural-life open-water-swimming

Red kite 30-year Chilterns project a 'conservation success'

The "near-extinct" species is thriving 30 years after being reintroduced in England.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 19, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: environment conservation birds nature department-for-environment-food-rural-affairs rspb birds-of-prey

How one teaspoon of Amazon soil teems with fungal life

Scientists discover hundreds of different fungi in Amazonian soil, thought to play a vital role in nature.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
June 27, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: biodiversity nature kew-gardens amazon-rainforest

Wildlife scientists examine the great 'human pause'

Tracking wildlife before, during and after lockdown will aim to analyse the slowdown in human activity.

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
June 22, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: environment nature wildlife coronavirus-lockdown-measures

New global extinction target proposed

With species fast disappearing, the world needs a single target for fighting extinction, say experts.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
June 12, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: conservation biodiversity nature extinction wildlife-conservation amphibians

Extinction crisis 'poses existential threat to civilisation'

A study presents more evidence that the world is in the midst of a sixth mass extinction.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
June 2, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: biodiversity birds nature animals endangered-species amphibians

Conservation: Glimmer of hope for world's rarest primate

The discovery of a new breeding pair raises hope for the future of a critically endangered gibbon.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
May 31, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: conservation nature

Coronavirus lockdown: Can nature help improve our mood?

How the outside world can be good for body and mind - with expert tips on making the most of it.

By Emily Kasriel • bbcnews
May 3, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: mental-health nature gardening coronavirus-lockdown-measures outdoor-activities

Antarctic seal photo wins top prize

A drone photo of crabeater seals resting on an ice float is overall winner in a nature photography competition.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
March 24, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: nature photography wildlife-photography

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