The UK’s 50 largest cities could save £7 billion annually and create over 90,000 years’ worth of extra employment by adopting simple measures to cut their energy use and counter climate change.

Researchers have called for urgent global action to address the effects of rapidly shrinking glaciers on ecosystems further downstream.

Beliefs in magical creatures can impact the protection of biodiversity, and the field of conservation needs to consider them seriously, researchers have warned.

New seismic surveys are challenging the view that recent slowdowns in Greenland’s ice flow will continue in the long term.

The largest remaining ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula lost nearly 10% of its area when an iceberg four times the size of London broke free earlier this month.