BBC News - Science & Environment
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The cave divers who went back for their dead friends
Thousands of people have take advantage of a move by the authorities in Paris to close the famous Champs Elysees thoroughfare to traffic.
Tributes are paid to renowned naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough as he turns 90.
Conservationists have launched a global campaign asking the public to use a smartphone app to help tackle the illegal trade in wildlife.
Scientists say new fossils found in China are of a crocodile-like creature that was the first known plant-eating marine reptile.
The world's sleeping patterns have been revealed by scientists analysing data collected from an app.
The UK's new state-of-the-art polar research ship will be named after Sir David Attenborough, despite the title "Boaty McBoatface" previously topping a public vote.
A quick look at some of the best moments of the beloved broadcaster and naturalist.
The UK's new polar research ship is to be named RRS Sir David Attenborough, despite Boaty McBoatface previously topping a public vote.
Welsh scientists are on the hunt for alternative antibacterials
US company SpaceX makes another successful landing of a rocket booster after launching a satellite to orbit.
A satellite radar project is under way to assess the geological hazards facing the 400-plus European monuments and sites on the Unesco World Heritage List.
MPs want to examine the process that has been used to find a name for the UK's new polar research ship - a vessel the public wants to call Boaty McBoatface.
The UK's Environment Minister promises action to cut pollution from facial scrubs and body washes.
The El Niño weather phenomenon and ongoing climate change have both contributed to the devastating Alberta wildfires, according to experts.
The health benefits of cycling and walking outweigh the negative effects of air pollution, a UK study suggests.
Scientists in Australia discover how crocodiles' eyes are adapted to lurking at the water surface to watch and wait for prey.
Scientists have developed a technique to grow human embryos in the lab past the point they normally implant in the womb.
Dementia researchers develop a video game they hope could further the development of diagnostic tests for the disease.
The science community pays tribute to Nobel Laureate Sir Harry Kroto, who passed away over the weekend aged 76.