BBC News - Science & Environment
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England spends nearly four times more on activities that may cause flooding than it invests to combat flooding, a think tank says.
Scientists say they have discovered 30 new species of animal in subterranean caves, following a two-year search.
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Cut off from the outside world, quake-hit Kaikoura's businesses face uncertainty but vow to hold on.
European research ministers will be asked for just over €400m (£345m) to put a rover on Mars in 2021 when they meet next week in Switzerland.
Women of science around the world sign a pledge to combat discrimination in the wake of the US election.
Ephemeral wetlands are poorly understood habitats and are being lost to future generations as a result of poor land-use practices, warn scientists.
The world needs to produce more food to feed a growing population, but is automation and sensor technology the answer?
Plans to expand Heathrow Airport are set to breach the government’s climate change laws, advisers warn.
Scientists are warning there’s now so much space debris in low-Earth orbit that action needs to be taken.
A controversial pesticide, linked to a decline in insect species, may soon be banned in Canada.
Scientists looking into invertebrate animals discover nearly 1,500 new viruses - the largest number documented in any one study.
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Historic codebreaking site Bletchley Park could be turned into a cyberdefence training college.
Archaeologists in Egypt unearth what they describe as a city that dates back more than 5,000 years.
The claws of coconut crabs have the strongest pinching force of any crustacean, according to research.
Log books from the early Antarctic expeditions indicate that the area of summer sea-ice around the continent has barely changed in size in a century.
Bacteria which eat others of their kind could be a new weapon in the fight against superbugs.
The melting Antarctic glacier that now contributes more to sea-level rise than any other ice stream on the planet began its big decline in the 1940s.
Toxic air is causing almost half a million premature deaths in Europe every year, a new report says.