Belief in witches and witchcraft is so widespread that in some countries as many as 9 in 10 people believe in them.
Humans have dominated the planet in a way no other life form has ever done - but for how long is this sustainable ?
The remarkable success story saw the population grow from a mere 10 individuals in 1991 to over 400 today.
With a population of just 1,900, the small and curious town of Iino lies just outside of Fukushima city.
One of the UK's top big cat trackers believes that there is a viable, breeding population of exotic cats in the wild.
An invasive species of giant hornet has the potential to devastate honey bee populations, experts have warned.
Researchers have warned that COVID-19 may pose a serious risk to endangered gorilla populations in Africa.
A new study has revealed that our ancestors mated with a mysterious unknown population of ancient humans.
A population of woolly mammoths still roamed the Earth at the time the Egyptian pyramids were being built.
Three hives containing a population of over 180,000 bees were left unscathed by this week's devastating fire.
A new comprehensive review has highlighted a worrying decline in insect populations across the world.
An ever-shrinking gene pool due to population decline has been producing some unexpected mutations.
A worrying new study has highlighted the catastrophic effects of global warming on insect populations.
The late physicist predicted that genetic engineering will ultimately render half of the world's population obsolete.
A new study has cast doubt on the practice of releasing cats in to cities to help curb rat populations.
Conservationists have reported that the number of gorillas in one region of Rwanda has now doubled.
500 years ago, a deadly epidemic known as 'cocoliztli' killed nearly 80 per cent of the Aztec population.
Known as the ancient Beringians, this new group split from the founding population 20,000 years ago.
Scientists studying apes in northern Sumatra have identified a small population of an entirely new species.
A new study has linked a prehistoric population of mammoth hunters with some of today's tallest people.