How many of us stop to think of the subterranean marvel below us, when we sit on the grass, go for a run or walk in a park? It’s hidden from view and often ignored, yet is fundamental to our
As we head into winter, I’m reminded of the strange happenings on the Arctic-archipelago of Novaya Zemlya, Russia, where a snow-covered rubbish dump was being ransacked by polar bears.
Antibiotic resistance: Misuse of these vital drugs on factory farm animals poses a serious threat to modern medicine
Of late, we’ve been getting used to shortages of things we’ve previously taken for granted, like petrol, gas, toilet rolls, HGV drivers and seasonal labour. Could it be that we’re about to add a new item to that list: antibiotics?
COP26 climate change summit: World is making serious mistakes in bid to stop dangerous global warming
As the great and the good packed their bags and left Glasgow last weekend, we were left picking through the plethora of promises and pledges made by our world leaders during the two weeks of climate talks.
The “last best chance to keep 1.5 alive” was how the COP26 climate summit was being seen, creating a huge focus for our collective hopes for the future.
Cop26 is overlooking an oven-ready solution to global warming – an end to emission-spewing factory farming
As world leaders have now departed the Glasgow’s Cop26 climate talks and left their negotiators to roll up their sleeves and get on with it, I couldn’t help noticing that they’d missed a huge trick in the battle to tackle
Why even Boris Johnson can see that plant-based alternatives to meat have a big part to play in cutting emissions
For the next two weeks, Glasgow will become the centre of the world, or at least the epicentre of the battle for the planet.
Glancing at some of the media bulletins at the moment, you could be forgiven for thinking there's every possibility that Christmas could be cancelled this year!
I live in a small farm hamlet with my wife Helen and our dog, Duke. This place I call home is my lens for watching the countryside. Every day, I walk with Duke through the fields and woods and each
There are few creatures on Earth as striking as octopuses. They are remarkable marine cephalopod molluscs, in the same biological class as squid and cuttlefish and easily identified by their eight arms. They inhabit all marine habitats, ranging from tropical