In the face of unpredictable weather conditions, waterproof jackets have become key items in many people’s wardrobes.

A new £10 million research programme to investigate how the Arctic Ocean is changing has launched its first cruise to the Barents Sea.

Scientists have shown there is at least 9% more forest cover across the globe than was previously assumed.

Glacier flow at the southern Antarctic Peninsula has increased since the 1990s, but a new study has found the change to be only a third of what was recently reported.

Global warming is responsible for tripling the frequency of extreme West African Sahel storms over the last three decades putting numerous cities in the region at risk, say scientists.