Two honeybee hives are to be destroyed after they were discovered to have a highly contagious infection.
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.
The coronavirus lockdown has halted efforts to help field crickets – but has helped scientists confirm that their bid to protect the rare insects is already working.
The boost to health and wellbeing from a period of daily contact with nature can last for months, a review suggests.
A new relationship that “respects rather than exploits the wonders of nature” must be created in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Sir David Attenborough has urged.
Boat operators in Northern Ireland say they were “stunned” to film killer whales in Strangford Lough.
Founded in 1931, the National Trust for Scotland (NTS) protects natural landscapes, historic buildings and archaeological sites around the country.
Citizen scientists are being urged to help map bee-friendly plants around the country through a new app.
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.
Sir David Attenborough has urged people to “stop waste of any kind”, saying the world is precious and should be “celebrated and cherished”.
Entries to a crowd-sourced spring diary have been published which reveal how people are finding “hope and solace” in nature amid the current crisis.
Anyone lucky enough to be able to take their daily exercise in woodland could be greeted this week by the spring arrival of bluebells.
A tiny moth has been found in Scotland for the first time in an urban wildlife reserve, a conservation charity has announced.
People are being urged to celebrate the blossom season in the UK, emulating an ancient Japanese tradition marking the arrival of spring.
The first osprey of the season has arrived at a Scottish nesting site.
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.