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Jane Fonda 'inspired by Greta Thunberg'

Sat, 10/26/2019 - 18:11
Actress Jane Fonda was arrested alongside fellow actor Ted Danson at a climate protest.

The underwater archaeologist unearthing Durham's past

Sat, 10/26/2019 - 16:05
Over the past decade more than 12,000 valuable artefacts have been found.

Doubts grow over UK environment protection post-Brexit

Sat, 10/26/2019 - 03:11
Concerns have been raised over how a government established watchdog will enforce new green targets.

Migrating Russian eagles run up huge data roaming charges

Fri, 10/25/2019 - 11:19
Russian scientists tracking eagles got huge SMS bills when some birds flew to Iran and Pakistan.

Bloodhound takes first drive across the desert

Fri, 10/25/2019 - 08:54
The supersonic car completes a gentle run across the Hakskeen lakebed in South Africa.

Brexit: Will the Falkland Islands wildlife suffer?

Fri, 10/25/2019 - 06:59
Conservationists in the Falkland Islands are concerned by the impact of Brexit on the environment.

Greta Thunberg: New beetle named after climate activist

Fri, 10/25/2019 - 05:44
The nelloptodes gretae - named after the teenage climate activist - is less than 1mm long.

'World-class' surf lake opens near Bristol

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 18:14
The creators of the complex say it is powered 100% by renewable energy.

Invasive species: MPs call for a million people's help

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 17:30
Train citizens to stop "outbreaks" of non-native species in the UK, a committee urges ministers.

Images reveal Iceland's glacier melt

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 17:19
A photography project has highlighted the extent of ice loss from Iceland’s largest glaciers.

Andover runner almost died drinking five litres of water

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 16:16
Marathon runner Johanna Pakenham almost died when she drank five litres of water.

Pesticide poisoned French paradise islands in Caribbean

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 16:04
France has a pollution crisis in the Caribbean caused by toxic chlordecone sprayed on banana crops.

National Wildlife Property Repository: The people who take care of dead animals

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 14:21
There are millions of creatures, flora and fauna stored at the National Wildlife Property Repository in Colorado

Earthworms' place on Earth mapped

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 11:18
The first global atlas of earthworms has been compiled to help protect the fauna beneath our feet.

Rats taught to drive tiny cars to lower their stress levels

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 03:34
Researchers taught rats to drive tiny "ratmobiles" in exchange for food, which helped the rats relax.

Paris Agreement: Trump confirms US will leave climate accord

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 01:50
Donald Trump says Paris deal would "punish the American people" as he hails US fossil fuel boom.

Northern Ireland's seas a 'mixed picture'

Wed, 10/23/2019 - 22:28
Most seabird populations, including kittiwakes, puffins and herring gulls, remain at risk.

From the Olympics to a climate change activist

Wed, 10/23/2019 - 16:13
Rok Rozman competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Now he has kayaked across six countries to help defend rivers against dams.

Scientist gets £2m decades after he invented diabetes test

Wed, 10/23/2019 - 12:31
Prof Ian Shanks used his daughter's toy microscope to build a prototype for the device in the 1980s.

Ellie Goulding on climate change: 'The backlash grows ever uglier'

Wed, 10/23/2019 - 12:30
Singer Ellie Goulding spoke at the One Young World summit encouraging young people to stay positive.

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