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…

Plantwatch: Australia's giant stinging trees – 35m tall with a poison that can last for months

Scientists are hoping that research into Dendrocnide excelsa could lead to new painkillersIt sounds like something…

Vast majority of Europe's key habitats in poor or bad condition – report

State of Nature in the EU survey finds only a quarter of species have good conservation…

Rio F1 racetrack plans add fuel to Brazil deforestation row

Most of city’s last flatland area along with 180,000 trees would be destroyed if project goes…

Stuck at home, I discovered the joy of identifying trees

My mother never quite got round to learning the names of the trees she loved. I’m…

Greener play areas boost children’s immune systems, research finds

Autoimmune diseases are rising fast but first experimental study shows nature could helpChildren whose outdoor play…

This is my message to the western world – your civilisation is killing life on Earth | Nemonte Nenquimo

We Indigenous people are fighting to save the Amazon, but the whole planet is in trouble…

Tree of the week: the crab apple tree that makes booze

The owners of this tree think of it as an old woman who keeps changing clothes…

Mystery disease killing Italy's kiwi fruit trees baffles scientists

Government taskforce to study sickness devastating kiwi orchards across countryThe leaves wither and face down as…

Amazon near tipping point of switching from rainforest to savannah – study

Climate crisis and logging is leading to shift from canopy rainforest to open grasslandMuch of the…