BBC News - Science & Environment
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A massive population of giant spider crabs amasses in waters off the Australian city of Melbourne.
Biggest ever deep Atlantic exploration mission launched by UK scientists.
Criticism is made of the use of a UK-government-funded ice breaker to guide a luxury cruise in the Arctic, as worries grow over the environmental impact of tourists.
The Dead Sea is one of the great ecological treasures of the world but it is shrinking at an alarming rate, as Kevin Connolly reports.
Official figures released today by the Forestry Commission show that the government is falling far short of its own tree-planting targets
How UK astronaut Tim Peake will get back from the International Space Station (ISS).
A female tortoise in southern India is given a new lease of life after losing both legs.
Member states of the European Space Agency have reaffirmed their commitment to launch a rover to Mars in 2020.
Scientists announce the detection at Earth of another burst of gravitational waves coming from a black hole merger.
Jack Conway was working in a bog cutting turf when he came across a massive chunk of butter.
The BBC's Andrew Bomford dives more than 100 metres underwater in a submarine to see the wreck of the Britannic in the Aegean, where it sank in 1916.
Tim Peake is likely to feel unsteady after landing says fellow British astronaut Helen Sharman.
Has Tim Peake got the best photo album on (and off) Earth? As his space mission comes to an end, we compile some of his best shots along with his comments.
As UK astronaut Tim Peake comes back to Earth, BBC News has compiled some of the best Esa videos from his six-month mission.
As British astronaut Tim Peake ends his mission, BBC News takes a look at the spacesuit used for launch and re-entry.
UK crops could potentially be "devastated" by an infestation of a species of moth arriving from continental Europe, scientists say.
Blood bags used as evidence in a major Spanish cycling doping scandal must be handed over to authorities for investigation, a court rules.
Scientists identify a completely new type of meteorite that likely originated in a huge asteroid collision some 470 million years ago.
Scientists have learned that cabbage and cauliflower crops could potentially be "devastated" by an infestation of moths from continental Europe.
The zoo in Georgia's capital Tbilisi has been slowly re-populating with animals, after flooding last year killed nearly half of its former residents.