Air quality index at 12 times US government-recommended level and visibility low
Air quality sinks to hazardous levels as biggest cloud seen in a generation swamps region after transatlantic journey
A prolonged heatwave in Siberia is “undoubtedly alarming”, climate scientists have said. The freak temperatures have been linked to wildfires, a huge oil spill and a plague of tree-eating moths.
One of southern Africa’s biggest tourist attractions has seen an unprecedented decline this dry season, fuelling climate change fears
UN urges immediate action as east African nations already experiencing devastating hunger see large areas of crops destroyed.
Ecologist fears the Macleay River may take decades to recover, with heavy rains likely to affect other waterways
Pushed north by global heating, birds like the European bee-eater seen in Norfolk likely to become established visitors
From rising temperatures preventing take-off to rising seas flooding runways, aviation needs to adapt to changes already grounding flights around the world
Proliferation of thick brown algae is affecting fishing, tourism and marine life on both sides of the Atlantic, say scientists
Deadly blaze that killed four people and forced evacuation of 10 villages is now close to being under control
The attacks are being attributed to a shortage of acorns in the bears’ natural habitat, forcing them to wander into populated areas in search of food.
Flycatchers, swallows and warblers are among the species “in a mass die-off across New Mexico, Colorado, Texas, Arizona and farther north into Nebraska.
A new report shows toxins from suppliers to companies like Tyson Foods are pouring into waterways, causing marine life to leave or die
Increasing blanket of mucus-like substance in water threatens coral and fishing industry
Look down into the waters of the Venice canals today and there is a surprising sight – not just a clear view of the sandy bed, but shoals of tiny fish, scuttling crabs and multi-coloured plant-life.
Highs in Germany, Netherlands and Belgium exceeded for second time in 24 hours.
Doctors urge ministers to act as 1,320 killed by asthma in England and Wales last year
Local charities call for donations after blaze wrecks 500 homes in Alexandra
From Belize to Barbados, tourist beaches have been swamped by huge tides of foul-smelling sargassum – and climate change could make the problem worse