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Extinction Rebellion protesters dragged from Tube train roof

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 08:20
Extinction Rebellion says it will "take stock" of the reaction to the action for future protests.

Plastic pollution: how plastic bags could help save the planet

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 16:00
Family of inventor says they were designed to be reused to stop trees from being destroyed.

Climate change: Boris Johnson to chair new committee

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 14:38
A committee is set up to push climate action but critics point to delay on environment policy.

Why this woman hates to hear about 'big bad wolf'

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 11:51
The leashed beasts may look like large powerful dogs, but they still have the wild heart of a wolf.

Human 'mini-brain' develops slowest among primates

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 10:03
Researchers grow brains in a lab and discover that human neurons develop more slowly than those of other primates.

Bloodhound diary: South African trials get under way

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 09:11
The team behind the Bloodhound supersonic car is in Northern Cape to start running the vehicle.

Nasa unveils new spacesuit for next Moon landing

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 05:52
The agency reveals a prototype for a lunar surface spacesuit to fit all shapes and sizes.

Prince William calls for climate change action on glacier visit

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 04:52
The Duke of Cambridge calls for more education and awareness during a visit to northern Pakistan.

Unmanned ship to go on 400-year-old journey across the Atlantic

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 04:01
UK-based team to chart unprecedented waters with fully autonomous sea journey.

Egypt archaeologists find 20 ancient coffins near Luxor

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 03:01
The coffins, whose decorations are still visible, were uncovered at a Theban necropolis near Luxor.

Why scientists are ‘listening’ to the Matterhorn

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 00:00
Sparked by an unexpected rockfall, researchers placed sensors on the mountain to monitor the site.

Brexit hits UK science funding and workforce

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 18:20
The first figures emerge demonstrating that Brexit uncertainty has adversely affected UK research.

Southwest Atlantic humpback whales on recovery path

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 16:18
The population first ravaged by commercial whalers in the 1900s is almost back to where it was.

Yikes! Fox and rodent battle is top wildlife photo

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 15:06
A shot of a predator-prey confrontation wins the 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

Plant 'takes' world's first selfie in London Zoo experiment

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 10:11
A camera set-up powered by a plant could pave the way for the remote monitoring of rainforests.

Extinction Rebellion protests continue in London despite ban

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 02:21
The group says "normal activities have been resumed" just hours after police ordered an end to activities.

What's in the government's new environment bill?

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 17:44
Environmentalists welcome parts of the new law, but others say the government is going backwards.

Electronic devices 'need to use recycled plastic'

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 17:33
Consumers need to demand electronic devices that use recycled plastic, campaigners say.

Central heating boilers 'put climate change goals at risk'

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 16:15
The UK will not meet its climate change targets without a revolution in home heating, a think tank says.

Could cricket and worm burgers help save the planet?

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 10:35
Insects are being touted as an eco-friendly protein source, but do bug burgers pass the taste test?

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