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18 animals that went extinct in the last century

As David Attenborough explores in his latest documentary, humans have already driven many plants and animals extinct. Our impact serves as a stark warning at what species might yet be lost. Let's meet 18 animals that went extinct in the last 100 years, and find out what drove them to extinction.


7 reasons why meat is bad for the environment

From climate change to forest fires to human rights abuses, the global industrial meat industry leaves a trail of destruction all over the world. Millions of people's lives depend on a dramatic reduction in the consumption of meat and dairy. And it’s not just red meat that’s the problem.


In pictures: 10 bizarre creatures you could meet in the Amazon

There's a reason that the Amazon rainforest inspired scientists to invent the word 'biodiversity' - the region is home to 10 percent of all plant and animal species known on Earth. Let's meet some of the weird and wonderful creatures you could find there.


8 reasons to love polar bears from a safe distance

Polar bears look cute, cuddly and even friendly. But don't be fooled. They're expert hunters and ferocious with it. Here are all the reasons you need to keep a respectable distance and admire them from afar.