Giant pandas and the distantly related red pandas may have independently evolved an extra ‘digit’ — a false thumb — through changes to the same genes
From incessant rains to flooded rice fields, the economic impact of global warming has been keenly felt in the coastal town of Cox’s Bazar
A more than 100-mile-long crack in one of Antarctica's largest ice shelves grew another 6 miles…
''I am hoping that by appealing to Mr Trump's good nature the next administration will make an effort to continue protecting the fragile habitats''
Halley Research Station to close for winter due to growth of new crack in ice shelf
It’s official: 2016 was the warmest year on record, and scientists are sure that carbon pollution is the main as climate change builds on big El Nino
Illegal fishing techniques now threatens to wipe out the dolphins and the tourist bonanza they promise
Decades of migration barriers by dams and barrages over international river by India, over-fishing and pollution have dwindled the fish population
Scientists at the base say the average temperature increases by 2.5 degrees Celsius (4.5 degrees Fahrenheit) over the past century
New evidence suggests it could be a rogue planet captured by our sun
Chinese companies plan to spend $1bn building a giant solar farm on land contaminated by the nuclear disaster in Ukraine
The moon formed within 60 million years of the birth of the solar system.
It calls for reducing global greenhouse gas emissions, which arise from the burning of fossil fuels and contribute to a warming climate
The discovery could help us to better understand how our world formed
The fences built across Europe to stop refugees are threatening the continent’s wildlife
An ice shelf in Antarctica splits threatens to set loose one of the largest icebergs ever recorded