England cannot build a way out of rising flood risk with ever-higher flood defences and must make communities more resilient, the agency hasRead the full story ›
There are fears for puffin colonies in the UK as they struggle to deal with our changing climate - but there is some good news.Read the full story ›
They used to be missing from our region- but avocets numbers have now hit new highs.
The wading bird, whose distinct look is used as the RSPB logo, is thriving at wetlands in Washington.
Ross Hutchinson has been to find out more.
The starling murmurations have returned. Tens of thousands of birds take to the skies every sunset.Read the full story ›
To celebrate, more than 90 female civil engineers across the UK will gather at the iconic monument.Read the full story ›
There's been disruption across the region caused by the high winds of Storm Ali.Read the full story ›
Despite some heavy rain, after the very dry summer many of our rivers are still running low.
But that hasn't stopped what's known as the salmon run in the River Tyne. As Ross Hutchinson has been finding out, sometimes nature needs a helping hand.
Tyneside and Wearside have some of the lowest levels of woodland in the country.
There's now a plan to raise hundreds of thousands of pounds to plant thousands of trees at a site near Beamish.
The area is already home to a small forest- with hopes it will soon be growing in size.
Ross has been to find out more.
A man from Thornaby says he's "over the moon" after the recent heatwave helped him to grow bananas.Read the full story ›