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Rare hazel pot beetle colony found thriving in Sherwood Forest

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Rare hazel pot beetle colony found thriving in Sherwood Forest

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A thriving colony of one of England's rarest beetles the hazel pot beetle - has been found hiding out in Sherwood Forest. The study raises hopes that with careful management, a species that is all but extinct in t...

Music has a positive impact on the mental health of commuters, survey suggests

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Music has a positive impact on the mental health of commuters, survey suggests

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Workers who listen to music during the morning commute are giving their mental health a boost, according to a new survey. Figures released by the mental health charity Mind reveal that 74 per cent of employees list...

Palm oil deal aims to save forests and carbon

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Palm oil deal aims to save forests and carbon

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A major palm oil producer is joining forces with environmental campaigners in a bid to ramp up forest protection. The giant Indonesian company Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) has agreed to work within new standards aime...

Teenager beats rare brain condition and saves sight – after her father finds miracle cure on the internet

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Teenager beats rare brain condition and saves sight – after her father finds miracle cure on the internet

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A teenager has beaten a rare brain condition that nearly robbed her of her sight - after her father found a miracle cure on the internet. Charlotte Durham has a condition that causes her body to pump spinal fluid...

Egypt’s Mubarak resigns as leader

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Egypt’s Mubarak resigns as leader

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Hosni Mubarak has stepped down as president of Egypt, after weeks of protest in Cairo and other cities. The news was greeted with a huge outburst of joy and celebration by thousands in Cairo's Tahrir Square - the he...

Huge Coral Reefs Discovered off Puerto Rico

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Huge Coral Reefs Discovered off Puerto Rico

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A new discovery of thriving coral reefs off the coast of Puerto Rico may offer hope for other shallower reefs. Scuba diving scientists discovered sprawling and diverse coral reefs at 100 to 500 feet (30 to 150 mete...

Alzheimer’s blood test ‘fishes’ for signs of disease

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Alzheimer’s blood test ‘fishes’ for signs of disease

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A new technique could lead to a blood test for detecting Alzheimer's, a US study claims. The small trial, published in the journal Cell, used thousands of artificial molecules to "fish" for the disease. Researcher...

Climate talks agree to pay to protect forests

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Climate talks agree to pay to protect forests

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A new climate change deal reached in Mexico has set up a global framework to pay to protect rainforests vital to the ecosystem, but held off on the controversial introduction of a market role. The deal aims to help...

EU reports biggest ever fall in car emissions in 2009

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EU reports biggest ever fall in car emissions in 2009

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(Reuters) - Average carbon dioxide emissions from new cars sold in the European Union dropped by 5 percent last year, the biggest annual fall ever recorded, European climate chief Connie Hedegaard said on Wednesday...