The risk of extreme La Niña events in the Pacific Ocean could double due to global warming, new research has shown.
A flock of cranes that ended up at the centre of a once-in-200-year flood has given researchers a rare insight into how wildlife copes with extreme weather.
Pioneering new research that has provided close-up pictures of a nearby star has given a fascinating insight into how the Sun may have behaved billions of years ago.
Mysterious spectacular mounds found in the earth in tropical wetlands in South America are created by earthworms, researchers have found.
Males that mate more often are more insecure about their social status than those mating less, according to new research on the behaviour of burying beetles.
University of Exeter researchers are working with a team of UK scientists to explore the use of satellites and meteorological data to monitor and forecast water quality events that could threaten shellfish farms. The results ...
Society should set a high carbon tax now to try and prevent climate change reaching a point of no return according to a new study.
Artificial night time light from sources such as street lamps affects the growth and flowering of plants and even the number of insects that depend on those plants for food, a study published today confirms.
Introducing a noise net around airfields that emits sound levels equivalent to those of a conversation in a busy restaurant could prevent collisions between birds and aircraft, saving passenger lives and billions in damages, ...
Public views on the challenges facing policy and decision makers to manage the natural environment have been revealed in a major national public dialogue project.