VIDEO: Ancient DNA find is 'very exciting'
BBC News - Science & Environment - Wed, 4 Dec 2013
Prof Chris Stringer from the Natural History Museum, London, explains what the discovery of 400,000 year-old human DNA could tell us about human evolution.
African, Asian states agree measures to curb illegal ivory trade
Reuters: Environment - Wed, 4 Dec 2013
GABORONE (Reuters) - African and Asian countries agreed measures on Tuesday to curb the illegal trade in ivory which threatens to decimate Africa's elephant population,...
Plastic 'a threat' to biodiversity
BBC News - Science & Environment - Mon, 2 Dec 2013
Tiny particles of waste plastic that are ingested by shoreline 'eco-engineer' worms could have an adverse impact on biodiversity, a study shows.
'Death sentence' for tiny dolphin
BBC News - Science & Environment - Sat, 30 Nov 2013
New attempts to protect a critically endangered New Zealand dolphin have angered campaigners who fear the mammal will soon be extinct.