The wonders of nature

The wonders of nature never cease to amaze. The 15 craziest things in nature you won’t believe actually exist

Some inspirational photos

The International Garden Photographer of the Year 2013 competition attracted thousands of entries from around the world and some of the photos are quite inspirational. Garden glory through a lens

Most threatened

International conservation groups have published a list of the earth’s most threatened 100 animals, plants and fungi and say urgent action is needed to protect them. The species live in 48 countries and include the Tarzan’s chameleon, the spoon-billed sandpiper and the pygmy three-toed sloth.