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Seafloor scar of Bikini A-bomb test still visible

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 22:51
Seventy-three years after the first underwater nuclear explosion, scientists return to map the site.

Climate change: Amazon oil boom under fire at UN talks

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 16:50
Indigenous people come to COP25 to protest plans to expand oil production in the western Amazon.

Refugees at 'increased risk' from extreme weather

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 16:49
Climate change could make the problem worse, multiplying the misery for displaced people.

Grandmother killer whales boost survival of calves

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 13:51
The "grandmother effect" was even stronger with grandmothers that had gone through the menopause.

Climate change: 1.9 billion people rely on natural 'water towers'

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 08:00
A new study ranks the importance and vulnerability of high-mountain stores of water.

Four tiger foetuses found in Indonesian 'poacher' arrests

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 18:58
Sumatran tigers are critically endangered - with fewer than 400 believed to be left in the wild.

Brian Cox: Why I've been exploring our scientific past

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 17:17
The science broadcaster explains why he's been delving into the lives of some extraordinary scientists.

Madrid climate talks will set the tone for Glasgow 2020

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 16:43
The outcome of the COP25 UN climate conference in Spain will influence the event in Scotland next year.

Climate change: UN negotiators 'playing politics' amid global crisis

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 16:31
Political posturing is harming attempts to address key issues at the UN climate talks, participants say.

Polluting firms 'will be hit by climate policies'

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 16:01
Which business sectors will be winners and losers when, and if, climate change policies take affect?

Mike Horn and Boerge Ousland: North Pole explorers complete epic trek

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 05:57
The Norwegian-South African duo met up with a rescue team as they were dangerously low on food.

Plastic pollution: Wales should cut 3G sports pitch waste

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 16:33
There are concerns tyre infill from sports pitches is ending up in waterways and harming wildlife.

Seychelles: The island nation with a novel way to tackle climate change

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 16:32
The Seychelles has swapped 5% of its national debt for a cash injection to fight climate change and save its ocean.

General election 2019: Your questions on climate change and the environment

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 16:01
Your questions answered: The environment, wildlife and climate change.

Climate change: Oceans running out of oxygen as temperatures rise

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 02:17
A warmer world means oceans are able to hold less dissolved oxygen, which is bad news for many fish.

General election 2019: Labour 'beats other parties on climate change'

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 22:19
Friends of the Earth rates the party above the Greens and Lib Dems in its environment policy survey.

Indian Ocean Dipole: What is it and why is it linked to floods and bushfires?

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 17:01
A climate system in the Indian Ocean, known as the dipole, is behind extreme weather events in East Africa and Australia.

Biodiversity: The best plants for attracting insects to gardens

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 16:29
With insect populations in decline, a study shows how gardens can support beetles, spiders and the like.

How to have a more sustainable Christmas

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 14:38
From renting your tree, to sponsoring a turkey, a growing number of people are having a greener Christmas.

Bloodhound diary: Getting the job done at over 600mph

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 13:25
Land speed record holder Andy Green describes his final high-speed test run in the Bloodhound car.