It is the duty and responsibility of every nation to act on climate, US President Joe Biden has said at the UN summit COP27. Read more
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Glaciers across the globe - including the last ones in Africa - will be unavoidably lost by 2050 due to climate change, the UN says in a report. Read more
Countries must re-prioritise climate change or the world faces catastrophe, the UN chief has told BBC News. Read more
Ten miles off the coast of Aberdeen in Scotland, five turbines tower over the North Sea. Read more
Bird keepers in England, Scotland and Wales must implement strict biosecurity measures to stop bird flu spreading, the government has announced. Read more
This year, 5.3 billion mobile phones will be thrown away the international waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) forum says. Read more
Switzerland has reversed the decline of more than half of endangered frogs, toads and newts in one region, research finds. Read more
The human and material cost of Russia's invasion of Ukraine is well documented. But rare species of animals and flowers that had flourished in the country's north have also been badly hit by the invaders' destructive use of weaponry and landmines, with fears they will take decades to recover. Read more
Shiva Rajbhandari wasn’t even of legal voting age when he decided to take on a 47-year-old incumbent on the Boise school board. The high school senior turned 18 days before election day last month – and won. Read more
The world has finally agreed on a long-term plan to curb carbon emissions from flying. Read more