BBC News - Science & Environment
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The government’s climate change advisors have given a cautious green light to fracking in the UK.
Global per capita fish consumption passes the 20kg per year mark for the first time, but natural marine resources continue to be overfished, UN data shows.
How a celebrated milestone for the spoon-billed sandpiper turned to sadness.
Fossils of a sea worm that lived on the ocean floor about 500 million years ago are giving new insights into how early creatures evolved.
In July 1996, scientists in Scotland created the world’s first animal cloned from an adult cell
After its much heralded re-start last year, has the Large Hadron Collider found a new particle?
Gardeners searching the web for advice on the best way to tackle Japanese knotweed are likely to find confusing and contradictory advice, a study says.
Random shifts in the paths of Atlantic storms during the summer are more responsible for changes in temperatures than greenhouse gases, according to a new study.
The US space agency's Juno probe puts itself in orbit around Jupiter after a five-year-journey.
The US space agency has successfully put a new probe in orbit around Jupiter.
The UK is almost certain to miss its EU 2020 targets for renewable energy, the National Grid says.
Meet the furry stars of Singapore who live in Marina Bay, the heart of Singapore's central business district.
What has been the human and scientific impact of cloning since Dolly the sheep's birth in 1996?
The US space agency says its Juno probe is in good shape as it prepares to orbit Jupiter and begin a survey of what lies beneath the giant planet's obscuring clouds.
Dr Chris Lintott explains why he's looking forward to Juno's arrival at Jupiter.
The Bloodhound supersonic car project is back on track thanks to new sponsorship, and now aims to break the land speed record in October 2017.
China has fitted the final piece on what is set to be the world's largest radio telescope, the size of 30 football fields and worth $180m (£135m).
The BBC's defence correspondent Jonathan Beale finds out more about the development of new military technology, including whether a drone can be chemically "grown".
This lion's role on a farm in northern Russia will surprise you.
When the US space agency’s latest probe to Jupiter tries to enter into orbit around the planet on Tuesday, it will be relying on a British rocket engine.