Wild lynx to return to UK after 1,300 years
Lynx have long been extinct in the UK, but a new scheme aims to bring them back. Should we repopulate the planet with lost predators, or is ‘rewilding’ a fantasy fuelled by nostalgia?
Act now to save declining species, experts beg
A wide-ranging study of British wildlife has revealed the hopes and fears of conservationists for the most endangered species in the UK. Does modern life prevent us valuing nature?
Calls for help to end amphibian armageddon
Every year, Gorley Road in Hampshire is flooded with the corpses of amorous toads. The crossing is perilous and, like amphibians worldwide, their numbers are dwindling. Is it time to save the...
Hue and cry after London fox drags baby from cot
London Mayor Boris Johnson has called for the urban fox to be treated as ‘a pest and a menace’ after a five-week-old baby was attacked. Should wildlife be welcome on our city streets?
‘Serial killer’ cats menace New Zealand wildlife
Domestic cats are among the most lethal creatures on the planet, slaughtering up to 20 billion animals every year. Now, a campaigner in New Zealand has a simple solution: get rid of them.