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UN warns against 'vampiric' global water use
A new report warning of "endemic" water scarcity is released ahead of a three-day water summit.
Ending sewage dumping will mean higher water bills - report
The House of Lords report blames government, regulator and water companies for pollution.
California battles heavy floods with more rain and wind to come
Another large storm is forecast to hit the state's central and southern coast this week.
Badger tunnels halt traffic on Dutch railways
Trains in the north and south of the Netherlands are affected, with some services stopping for a week.
Five things we've learned from UN climate report
BBC environment correspondent Matt McGrath outlines the key takeaways from the latest IPCC report.
UN climate report: Scientists release 'survival guide' to avert climate disaster
Technology is providing solutions but the climate forecast is worsening, scientists say in major report.
Cyclone Gabrielle: The New Zealand flood victims too scared to go home
Cyclone Gabrielle has sparked a nationwide debate about climate change and vulnerable homes.
Nature in danger as mountain forest loss quickens
Key mountain habitats are disappearing more quickly due mostly to logging and wildfires.
'A village's goodwill saved me from life on the streets'
A new report on rural homelessness reveals low funding has left rough sleepers relying on goodwill.
Hemsby: How many other communities are at risk of erosion?
What can be done to protect coastal communities at risk of being swallowed up by the sea?
Virgin Orbit to pause all operations from Thursday
The decision comes after the failure of the first ever satellite mission launched from the UK.
World's first octopus farm proposals alarm scientists
Methods used on the Spanish farm would be "cruel" to such intelligent animals say experts, as details emerge.
Drought risk to England regions after dry February, scientists warn
Parts of England could face drought conditions again without sustained rain in coming weeks.
Vote to be held on eradicating all Uist estate's deer
A call for a cull in South Uist follows concerns about the spread of Lyme disease from infected deer ticks.
Spacesuit for return to the Moon unveiled
After 40 years Nasa's astronauts finally get a spacesuit upgrade for their next mission to the Moon.
Rare 'triple-dip' La Niña is over
The natural climatic pattern of La Niña is over after three consecutive years.
UK swan conservation success gives cause for hope
Numbers of migratory swans are on the rise, giving hope that declines in nature can be reversed.
Turkey earthquake: UK team to assess building damage
They are carrying out detailed assessments of why so many buildings collapsed.
Willow Project: US government approves Alaska oil and gas development
President Biden approves an $8bn oil drilling project, in a move that has angered climate activists.
Still time to save Our Wild Isles, say UK conservation charities
Three of the biggest conservation charities team up to try and halt the destruction of nature in UK.