A warming climate is pushing organisms towards the circumpolar areas and mountain peaks. A recently conducted Finnish study on changes in bird populations reveals that protected areas slow down the north-bound retreat of species.
Conservation areas help birdlife ad­apt to climate change
The campaign group Action on Sugar is demanding a ban on freakshakes and all milkshakes with more than 300 calories.
Call for UK ban on 'grotesquely sugary' freakshakes
Conservation groups say Scotland must pass its own environment laws if nature and wildlife are to be protected after Brexit.
Scotland should have own Environment Act after Brexit, say conservationists
The Australian Clean Energy Regulator has cancelled six contracts from the government’s emissions reduction fund because they did not deliver the necessary cuts to carbon emissions.
Emissions reduction fund contracts worth $24m cancelled after failure to deliver cuts
An Australian woman accused of putting sewing needles inside strawberries in a high-profile sabotage case was motivated by spite, a court heard.
Berry needle scare 'motivated by spite'
We live in a society where age segregation is on the rise.
Children in care homes make ‘residents feel more human'
What tells you most about a society is how it treats its poor and vulnerable, the UN special rapporteur on poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, told a packed public meeting held in the UK’s poorest neighborhood on Sunday.
UN envoy says UK can help all who hit hard times
The ice sheets of Antarctica could be hiding the remains of a long-lost continent, according to satellite data collected by the European Space Agency (ESA).
Ancient continent discovered beneath the ice of Antarctica
Deadly wildfires such as those raging in northern and southern California have become more common across the state and elsewhere in the world in recent years. AFP talked to scientists about the ways in which climate change can make them worse.
Ways in which climate change can make wildfires worse

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