Jonathan Watts visits Antarctica with a team of scientists to look at how human activity and rising temperatures are creating winners and losers among penguins – and why this should be a warning to us all.
Amazon has invested $10 million dollars to help conserve forests in the Northeastern United States.
Humans evolved in the outdoors; taking a journey back to nature can have profound benefits on you mentally and physically.
Escape humanity in the untouched nature that surrounds Wolwehoek's single glamping unit, near Montagu in South Africa.
Hermes the caracal was snacking on an early dinner when a couple of hikers stumbled upon him on Kloof Corner.
Let sleeping dogs - or in this case - leopards lie. Video captured in Mala Mala Game Reserve in South Africa.
From squirting squid to shrimp smoothies, this is what the residents of Cape Town's aquarium get to eat every day.
A leopard made the mistake of wandering into a lioness's territory in Namibia's Etosha National Park.
The rockhopper penguins at Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town are a wily bunch - each with their own personality as they go on their daily walks between their pen and the kelp forest exhibit.
Did you know you can take a dive into the Predators Exhibit at the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town?
This is probably one of the most bizarre animal behaviours captured on video Kruger National Park, South Africa.
Yoshi lived at the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town, South Africa, for 20 years before being released back into the ocean - and her journey in the wild is one of the longest migrations ever recorded.
The two lionesses in Phinda Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, were filmed exhibiting some strange behaviour, normally seen in male animals trying to show dominance.
A flower that smells like rotting flesh? A plant that can drown a rat? These are some of the weird and wonderful plants and fungi to be found in the world.
Researchers assessed the impact of office plants, including bonsais, cacti, and dwarf mountain palm, on a group of 63 workers.
Almost as rare as the plants he protects, 24-year-old Josh Styles is not your average botanist. In 2017 he founded the North West Rare Plant Initiative, a conservation project in his local region.
You probably know the land-based Big 5 all too well - but South Africa is also home to the marine Big 5.
One of the most beautiful landscapes in Namibia - and a photographer's dream - the Spitzkoppe has been more than 120 million years in the making as a desert playground for those who love adventure.
One guide from Mala Mala Game Reserve in Mpumalanga, South Africa, wanted to get a closer, face-to-face experience with the animals - and decided to see how they would react to a GoPro.
The 2019 Guardian and Observer appeal is supporting four charities that help to slow down the damage of the climate crisis - by harnessing the power of nature.
A hyena stumbled upon some forgotten meat up in a tree, but didn't quite have the right balance for this special meal.
A leopard and a python were caught on video in an all-out brawl in Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya.
Our oceans are the lifeblood of our lonely planet, so it's important that we do everything we can to protect it from ourselves.
A lone baby elephant in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe at a watering hole was surrounded by hungry lions looking for an easy kill.
Bird poaching – for meat or for the pet trade – has become a silent epidemic across China.
How can you actually offset your carbon footprint while travelling to far-flung destinations?
This baby elephant was not having a good day - but at least its family was there to help out.
The Eastern Cape city in South Africa has vibes, architecture and natural beauty perfect for summer days.
A hungry baboon decided to munch down on some people food at Jonkershuis restaurant at the famous wine farm in South Africa, oblivious to the buzz around it.
Perfectly preserved marine habitats through strict fishing regulations have made the Azores one of the best diving spots in the Atlantic Ocean.
Heading to a nature reserve on a self-drive? Here are a few tips on interacting with wild elephants.
In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean on Terceira Island, Azores, you can walk inside an ancient lava tube that will transport you to a forgotten world.
Wartime Singapore, 1942. As night devours day, one man must navigate through dangerous jungle in search of sanctuary.
There's a mesmerising beauty in watching water fall and foam from great heights, and in South Africa you can find the roars of nature almost anywhere.
A reminder why you should visit this bustling Garden Route town if you haven't been since the fires.
One badass baby elephant managed to hold its own against a hungry lioness in Hangwe National Park in Zimbabwe.
The Cape of Good Hope in Cape Town, South Africa, has some of the most beautiful flora in South Africa, particularly the hidden treasures of the fynbos. Traveller24 went exploring with tour guide Justin Hawthorne as he showed as around.
The sun went down on a poor impala after a pack of wild dogs chased into a muddy dam in Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa.
You don't need to use up all your leave to explore the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius.
On a farm at Spier in Stellenbosch, South Africa, a stockbroker-turned-farmer is putting his land and animals first to heal the world.
From bouldering to thousand-year-old-trees to the communities that shape its cultural heritage, the Cederberg Wilderness Area in South Africa is a place where the heart goes quiet.
The 5-star luxury Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa in Welgevonden Game Reserve in Limpopo, South Africa is the place where animals come to you.
A waterbuck had to fight for his life after being caught up in the deathly jaws of a crocodile in Kruger National Park in South Africa.
Hailing from the last ice age, the Clanwilliam Cedar tree needs the help of humans to survive climate change in the Cederberg Wilderness Area.
An oblivious warthog managed to escape the jaws of death with some Bolt-level manoeuvres.
An old buffalo bull was first chased by a pack of lions into a dam in Kruger National Park, and then had to fend off a crocodile trying to catch it in its jaws.