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Rare pine marten captured on camera in North Yorkshire

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 04:42
The first record of a pine marten living in Yorkshire for about 35 years

Burning policy puts pressure on recycling targets

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 22:02
A rash of new incinerators could make it impossible for the UK to meet future recycling targets.

Developing sensors to help Japan's farmers

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 16:39
Lisa Kikuchi of SenSprout tells the BBC how she is developing soil moisture sensors to help Japan's farmers.

Ziplines not pipelines: A family's treetop pipeline protest

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 16:12
It's ziplines versus a Sunoco pipeline in one Pennsylvania family's backyard.

Energy review examining household and environmental costs

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 00:53
How can the UK can keep household bills down while also meeting environmental targets?

Blue Whale: World's largest heart on display in rare exhibition

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 21:17
The whale heart at Royal Ontario Museum Canada is a rare find, as blue whale carcasses usually sink.

Extreme weather 'could kill up to 152,000 a year' in Europe by 2100

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 01:51
Weather-related deaths could surge by 2100 if nothing is done to curb climate change, scientists say.

The man who makes animals 'fly'

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 09:05
This Turkish animal lover was so affected by injured animals, he set out to help them.

Alligator found at Somerset lake

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 09:04
A Bristol Water engineer spotted an alligator roaming around the Chew Valley Lake site.

Fewer cars not cleaner ones key to tackling air quality

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 06:48
Plans to promote electric vehicles in the UK are not enough tackle air pollution says leading adviser.

Device could make washing machines lighter and greener

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 18:07
Most washing machines come with 25kg of concrete - but researchers claim there's a simple alternative.

Armoured tank-like dino used camouflage to hide

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 08:30
A new species of mega-herbivore dinosaur discovered in Alberta, Canada preserves incredible details of its skin, scales and spines.

New map of Universe's dark matter

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 08:17
Researchers have released the most accurate map ever produced of the dark matter in our Universe.

Countryside faces 'damaging uncertainty'

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 18:54
The National Trust weighs into the campaign to keep subsidies for Britain's farmers at the current level.

DNA clue to origins of early Greek civilization

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 18:52
DNA is shedding light on the people who built Greece's earliest civilizations.

Warming to boost deadly humidity levels across South Asia

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 11:01
By 2100, millions of people could face a lethal threat from heat and humidity driven by global warming.

Pollination threatened by artificial light

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 10:10
Researchers have discovered a new global threat to pollination - artificial light at night.

Human embryos edited to stop disease

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 10:00
The technique could prevent deadly diseases being passed down the generations.

Alaska's whale hunters wait for Trump's Arctic oil plan

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 09:06
The BBC's Claire Marshall travels more than 300 miles north of the Arctic Circle to meet the Inupiat, who call the ocean their "garden".

Caterpillars turned into 'exploding zombies' by bug

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 05:57
Lancashire wildlife expert says infected insects go on "death march" like a "zombie horror film".