I went for a walk in the woods in the first week of the year. Down by the quiet place where I park my car there is, improbably, a scattering of giant sequoias, the spellbinding, sky-tending redwoods of the High Sierra of the Californian West.
These stunning images are among the winners in the prestigious Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition for 2019.
The migration routes of wild salmon from Scotland’s west coast are to be tracked for the first time in a bid to save the iconic fish.
A trial of beavers living wild on an English river for the first time in centuries shows they can live alongside people and deliver benefits for nature and communities, experts have said.
A more natural, wildlife-friendly look to gardens and more “grow your own” are among the trends predicted for gardening in 2020, experts said.
Strangford Lough is an increasingly popular location for tourists and this year it saw record numbers of another type of visitor – the grey seal.
I am heading south through the Sma’Glen on my way to Argaty, near Doune, a 1,300-acre estate owned by the Bowser family, who run the Red Kite Centre.
Campaigners have called for urgent reform of Scotland’s grouse moors as a long-delayed report is finally due to be published within days.
Broadcaster Chris Packham has accused the Scottish Government of dragging its heels over reform of Scotland’s grouse shooting moors.
Police Scotland’s specialist wildlife crime unit is using forensic techniques pioneered in murder investigations to tackle a rise in hare coursing.
The National Trust is releasing beavers into large enclosures at two sites in the south of England in the spring to boost wildlife and help combat flooding.