A federation of independent wildlife conservation charities has launched a public appeal to raise £30 million to start helping nature to recover at least 30% of the UK’s land and sea by 2030.
The Wildlife Trusts federation is launching an appeal to support projects which aim to restore nature to the landscape, as part of a wider bid to see 30% of land helping wildlife by 2030.
A giant, intact planet has been discovered orbiting close to a white dwarf star for the first time, a new study suggests.
Countries are failing to halt declines in the natural world that are “unprecedented” in human history, a United Nations report has warned.
Aberdeen residents are being reminded to cut back hedges, trees and shrubbery from pavements and roads.
Mountain trails across Scotland have been significantly eroded as a result of social distancing between hillwalkers, according to the National Trust for Scotland.
Lockdown has helped boost peregrine falcons’ breeding attempts, with 11 chicks successfully hatching at four sites looked after by the National Trust.
Stimulating growth in ways that puts nature first could provide an £8 trillion boost and create hundreds of millions of jobs worldwide, experts have said.
An Aberdeen photographer has captured some lovely images of a mother duck taking her ducklings for a journey down the River Don.
Sir David Attenborough has warned of “imminent” danger to the natural world as he prepares to set out his “vision” for the future in a new book.
Boat operators in Northern Ireland say they were “stunned” to film killer whales in Strangford Lough.
Captain Tom Moore wowed the nation earlier this month after his extraordinary effort of walking 100 miles around his garden helped to raise £29 million for the NHS.
Microplastics pollution is causing disruption and behavioural changes among hermit crab populations, researchers have claimed.
An aquarium is set to present a virtual feeding of their fish during lockdown.
Scientists have discovered a new species of bird-like dinosaur from a skull trapped in amber.
It appears cuttlefish, like humans, have strong food preferences.
Sometimes a strong chimp matriarch makes staying at home look like a better option than moving out.
A 44,000-year-old cave painting discovered in Indonesia is believed to be the earliest known hunting scene to be uncovered.
Evidence of a giant planet orbiting a dead white dwarf star has been found for the first time.
The discovery of a 3.8 million-year-old skull is a “game changer” in the understanding of human evolution, scientists say.
Tens of thousands have shared messages of congratulations to celebrate Sir David Attenborough’s birthday.
Animals may have perfected the art of walking on land earlier than has been thought, new research suggests.
Nature in the north-east is at risk from climate change, according to a leading wildlife charity.
Tropical lizards have a stickability in high wind that puts TV weather reporters to shame. Now we know why, thanks in part to a high-powered leaf blower.
Sheltered pockets of cool habitat in the British countryside could come to the rescue of species threatened by climate change, say scientists.
A community group has created an online tree trail as part of a bid to encourage people to visit an Aberdeen park.
Take a few minutes out of your day to appreciate the incredible beauty of the north-east.
What advice would animals give to humans for a fulfilling life?
Environmentalists are hoping people will go wild for a new video.
A punk turtle with a green mohican and highly unconventional lifestyle is the star attraction in a new list of endangered reptiles.