BBC News - Science & Environment
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Dr Peter Marra explains why pet cats should not be allowed to roam free.
A parliamentary inquiry recommends video monitoring to tackle abuses in abattoirs, after secretly filmed videos shocked the French public.
Physicists have set a new bar for quantum teleportation - transferring information from one place to another without anything physically travelling between the locations.
Archaeologists believe they have found a lost Anglo-Saxon royal palace about four miles (6km) from one of Britain's best known finds.
Outdoor exercise delivers an estimated £2.2bn of health benefits to adults in England each year, a study suggests.
China has been building two wind turbines every hour, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has told BBC News.
Allowing mangrove forests to recover naturally result in more resilient habitats that benefit both wildlife and people, say conservationists.
Engineer Naveen Rabelli has completed a 6,000 mile journey from India to the UK in a solar-powered tuk-tuk.
A BBC team finds rare Java hawks for sale, as environmentalists say more must be done to tackle Indonesia's illegal bird trade.
Some of the winning images from this year's competition.
Arctic ice cover in 2016 reached the second lowest minimum on record, tied with 2007.
Scientists have recreated the colour patterns of a dinosaur, revealing a camouflage used by animals today.
A large item of debris found off the coast of Tanzania belongs to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australian investigators confirm.
Nearly 500 horseshoe crabs wash up dead on Japan's southern beaches, near Kitakyushu City, mystifying experts.
China launches a second experimental space station, Tiangong 2, as it looks to have a crewed outpost by around 2022.
The company set up to manufacture Europe's next-generation rocket - the Ariane 6 - says it is open to orders.
Conservationists seek public help to protect the famously inquisitive birds.
Tesla has been criticised by a former business partner for "pushing the envelope" on car safety with its Autopilot technology.
Analysis of rocks in the Western Isles has provided "a tantalising clue" that Mars may contain habitats which can potentially support life.
Diego the tortoise, 100, has fathered around 800 offspring on his native Galapagos Archipelago.