New sensor offers a window into the secret lives of Britain's rarest bats

Device makes it inexpensive to monitor sites previously too hazardous or difficult for volunteers to enter…

The world's banks must start to value nature and stop paying for its destruction

As a new report spells out how financial institutions contribute to biodiversity loss, the clamour is…

Banks lent £1.9tn linked to ecosystem and wildlife destruction in 2019 – report

Lack of policies regulating impact on natural world means finance industry effectively bankrolling biodiversity loss, analysis…

'An alarmingly familiar picture': UK on course to miss most biodiversity targets

Out of 24 indicators of ecological health, 14 show long-term decline, according to new reportThe UK…

The Guardian view on game bird shooting: the threat is to nature | Editorial

Steps to limit the harm caused by driven-grouse and pheasant shoots can no longer be put…

Fifth of countries at risk of ecosystem collapse, analysis finds

Trillions of dollars of GDP depend on biodiversity, according to Swiss Re reportOne-fifth of the world’s…

Counting the species: how DNA barcoding is rewriting the book of life

We do not know how many species live on Earth. Barcoding could change that – and…

M&S cuts soya from production of milk to curb deforestation

UK retailer worked with dairy farms to end use of destructive cattle feed, but critics say…

40% of world’s plant species at risk of extinction

Race against time to save plants and fungi that underpin life on Earth, global data showsTwo…

Planetary ‘safety net’ could halt wildlife loss and slow climate breakdown

Researchers have drawn up a blueprint of areas that need additional conservation to stem biodiversity and…