The so-called new nature writing has become a publishing phenomenon, but how much do its authors truly care about our wild places?
Banff National Park is home to many remarkable creatures but most evenings the talk around the bar and the dinner table usually returns to bears.
BBC Radio 4 and the Natural History Museum join forces in a weekly series called Natural Histories to tell the story of 25 species that changed the world.
A new study into baboon behaviour teaches us quite a lot about ourselves.
Given how reluctant pandas are to breed, it may seem misguided to fund their conservation. But there's a reason we spend so much money.
Our licence fees pay – in part – for two hours of lackadaisical nostalgia and lazy nature-gawping.
From the glorious July that I once spent deep in the Arctic Circle to the treacherous climate of central California.
While the landscapes of Thoreau and Watkins have been preserved by their art, John Burnside finds the wilderness that once covered America neutralised.
"Losing the world's coral reefs would be like burning every Impressionist painting - you won't get them back." A new exhibiton at the Natural History Museum shows just what a tragedy these natural wonders' loss would be.
Nature writers are seeking to restore a rich, neglected vocabulary– but words can tame as well as illuminate the land.