BBC News - Science & Environment
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For a second day, Paris is cutting car numbers according to odd or even licence plates. Do such schemes work?
Poultry keepers have been told to keep their birds inside to protect them from avian flu in Europe.
The Cassini spacecraft has sent back the first views from its new orbit around Saturn.
The regular use of Caesarean sections is having an impact on human evolution, say scientists.
Research has cast doubt on a UN-backed project to reduce pollution-induced illness in the world's poorest children by providing 100 million homes with a smoke-free stove.
Insurance experts warn of a $100bn global "protection gap" due to increased climate change risks.
Research casts doubt on a global mission to use cleaner-burning stoves, to prevent pollution-induced illness in the world's poorest children.
Google reveals it is on track to offset 100% of data centre and office electricity use with renewable energy.
Donald Trump's plan to erect a huge sea wall at his Irish golf course has been withdrawn in the light of stiff opposition.
Glasgow Prestwick Airport signs an agreement with Houston Spaceport as it continues its bid to become the UK's first launch site.
A project is underway to record the underwater behaviour of Britain's grey seals.
Fossils of possibly the earliest backboned four-legged animals to walk have been found in Scotland.
Robot aircraft are to be tested in UK airspace to help refine systems that control autonomous planes.
Although progress is being made, up to US $906bn of company turnover is still tied to global deforestation, an assessment suggests.
The UK has bought the capsule which sent Tim Peake into space and returned him to Earth.
Flooding across parts of the UK last winter was the most extreme on record, experts say.
A huge alligator snapping turtle got stuck in a blocked drain pipe in Houston, Texas.
Hunter Mitchell raised thousands of dollars to save Osita the rhino.
European research ministers meeting in Lucerne, Switzerland, emphatically reaffirm their commitment to putting a robot rover on Mars in 2021.
The leaders of four major global cities say they will stop the use of all diesel powered cars and trucks by the middle of the next decade.