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The size of the world's largest wild reindeer herd has fallen by 40% since 2000, scientists warn.
British researchers are using social media to track the spread of norovirus.
Watch David Attenborough's epic sign off as the acclaimed Planet Earth II came to its conclusion on Sunday night on BBC One.
Brain tests at the age of three appear to predict a child's future success in life, according to researchers.
The scale and pace of change now taking place in West Antarctica is captured in a new, long-term satellite record that tracks the thinning of the region's huge glaciers.
Scientists say they are concerned at the rapid rate at which methane is gathering in the atmosphere.
Squid may end up on the British plate in place of old favourites such as cod as UK waters warm up.
The BBC meets three Indian female scientists who prove that rocket science is not a male preserve.
Stunning photographs of starry nights over South East Asia
With concern about the decline of bees in the UK, the University of London has created an oasis for the insects on a rooftop.
A look back at the things we learned from David Attenborough's latest BBC One series Planet Earth II.
A campaign led by medical professionals is calling for all diesel cars to be banned from London.
The world's largest cold energy storage plant, which can act like a giant battery for renewable energy, is being commissioned at a site near Manchester.
Japan launches a cargo ship equipped with a half-mile long magnetic tether to clear space junk.
Japan launches a cargo ship carrying a space junk collector designed to gather debris in space.
Planet Earth filmmakers talk dancing flamingos and bears
Scientists have found a 100 million year old dinosaur tail trapped in amber.
Tiny crustaceans previously recorded at two locations in the British Isles are found in a loch near Kinross.
Former astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95.
Former astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95. Pallab Ghosh looks back at the day he made history.