Chris Packham's book Fingers in the Sparkle Jar has been voted the UK’s favourite piece of nature writing in an online poll organised as part of a research project led by the University of Leeds.
An international competition to estimate the diversity of plants across the whole of Britain has shown that mathematical modelling techniques are ‘coming of age’.
Deforestation is likely to warm the climate even more than originally thought, scientists warn.
Scientists have found fossil evidence of deep-sea marine life burrowing at least eight metres below the seabed – four times the previously observed depth for modern deep-sea life.
The Wind in the Willows and Tarka the Otter are among ten works shortlisted for a public poll to find the nation's favourite nature book.