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Dolphin spotted juggling with jellyfish in Denmark

Sat, 08/10/2019 - 07:48
It was spotted in the harbour at Sønderborg, in the south of Denmark.

Typhoon Lekima: Dramatic rescues after floods in China

Sat, 08/10/2019 - 01:32
Rescue workers battle the effects of Typhoon Lekima after it hits China and causes widespread disruption.

Engineers design flat pack self-watering plant pot

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 16:51
Two young designers say their pot could have less environmental impact than the products it replaces.

'We moved to the forest to fight climate change'

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 16:01
Janne Utriainen and his family are tackling climate change in their own way - abandoning the city to live off the land.

COP26: Glasgow could host 2020 UN climate change summit

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 05:56
The city will host the UN summit next year if the UK wins the right to hold the conference for up to 200 world leaders.

Iceye satellites return super-sharp radar images

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 05:00
Helsinki-based Iceye showcases high-resolution radar images from its growing satellite constellation.

Climate change food calculator: What's your diet's carbon footprint?

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 23:34
Check the environmental impact of what you eat and drink.

Carlton Marshes expansion 'could protect homes from flooding'

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 17:28
A £5m expansion of Suffolk's Carlton Marshes could reduce the impact of surge tides, say its owners.

Climate change: Marine heatwaves kill coral instantly

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 16:01
Marine heat waves, associated with climate change, cause the rapid death of corals, research reveals.

Strange cloud trail leaves observers in awe

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 10:55
A strange cloud trail in the early morning sky above Florida left observers on the ground in awe.

PM to "supercharge" UK science with fast visa system

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 09:36
Boris Johnson wants a new fast-track visa system to attract leading scientists to work in the UK.

Rosalind Franklin Mars rover nears completion

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 06:08
Engineers are close to finishing the assembly of the joint Europe-Russia robot set for launch in 2020.

TikTok videos spread climate change awareness

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 02:24
The play-on-words hashtag #Globalwarning has been viewed more than 24 million times by users of the app.

Plant-based diet can fight climate change - UN

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 01:00
A major report says the West's high consumption of meat is fuelling global warming.

What's wrong with buying a dinosaur?

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 16:39
There's a growing fashion for fossils, but some argue it is undermining scientific research.

Chernobyl vodka: First consumer product made in exclusion zone

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 16:00
Atomik is made with grain and water from the abandoned area around the damaged nuclear power plant.

Body found in search for scientist in Greece

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 08:12
Natalie Christopher, 35, was last seen on Monday going for a run on the island of Ikaria.

Tardigrades: 'Water bears' stuck on the moon after crash

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 04:32
Tiny animals called tardigrades are thought to have survived a crash-landing on the moon.

Do these icebergs produce the worlds purest water?

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 03:38
Selling water from melted icebergs is big business on Canada's eastern coast, but there are concerns over Arctic warming.

Ancient parrot in New Zealand was 1m tall, study says

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 03:22
The parrot roamed New Zealand 19 million years ago, and may have been flightless and carnivorous.