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Coronavirus: Venice canals clearer after lockdown

Wed, 03/18/2020 - 04:18
Venetians say they're seeing fish once again in the city's famous waters.

Launching the Hubble Space Telescope: 'Our window into the universe'

Tue, 03/17/2020 - 17:58
How the launch of the Hubble telescope wasn't all plain sailing.

Coronavirus: Cambridge scientists race for a vaccine

Tue, 03/17/2020 - 11:19
Cambridge scientists say they are working "as hard and as fast as we possibly can" to find a vaccine.

Upgrade for popular UK nature sanctuary

Tue, 03/17/2020 - 07:00
Climate change: It's Back to Nature on Britain's holiday coast

Climate change: The rich are to blame, international study finds

Mon, 03/16/2020 - 15:47
The Leeds University study looked at 86 countries and came to broadly the same conclusions about the rich.

How to argue with a racist: Five myths debunked

Mon, 03/16/2020 - 08:41
Stereotypes and myths about race are not just used by racists. Here's how to debunk five myths.

Coronavirus: US volunteers to test first vaccine

Mon, 03/16/2020 - 06:36
A group of 45 healthy, young volunteers in Seattle will be given the experimental jab.

Huge knowledge gap over health of soil

Mon, 03/16/2020 - 03:23
A vital knowledge gap about England’s environment has been uncovered by soil campaigners.

North Sea oil firm accused of profiting from deadly industry

Mon, 03/16/2020 - 03:17
Two oil rigs which had been owned by Diamond Offshore ended up being scrapped on a beach in India.

The Cashmere crisis in the Himalayan ice desert

Sun, 03/15/2020 - 17:19
Photographer Andrew Newey has documented the lives of the Changpa nomads and the threat to Cashmere wool.

The 'climate doomers' preparing for society to fall apart

Sun, 03/15/2020 - 17:05
Few scientists think climate change will cause society to collapse any time soon - but some people are getting ready anyway.

Ancient tsunami may have struck Falkland Islands

Sun, 03/15/2020 - 17:02
Evidence of past underwater landslides suggests giant waves probably hit the British territory.

Climate change: Will planting millions of trees really save the planet?

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 17:53
From Greta Thunberg to oil firms, people are pushing for more trees to be planted - but why?

Tree planting: 'I want to plant one million’

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 17:48
At top speed, Canadian Shelby Barber can plant more than 4,000 trees a day.

Christmas Island: 'A giant robber crab stole my camera'

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 09:01
Crabs on Australia's Christmas Island are suspected of pinching some high-priced equipment.

Coronavirus: Why is the UK not shutting schools like other countries?

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 08:33
The government's top scientists are ploughing a different furrow to that of many other countries.

Coal power developers 'risk wasting billions'

Thu, 03/12/2020 - 09:04
It is cheaper to build new renewable sources of energy generation than coal plants, a report says.

Rosalind Franklin: Mars rover mission set for yet another delay

Thu, 03/12/2020 - 03:31
Europe and Russia look set to postpone the launch of their Mars surface mission to 2022.

Greenland and Antarctica ice loss accelerating

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 21:34
The Earth's great ice sheets are losing mass six times faster today than they were in the 1990s.

How cruise ships contribute to Southampton's air pollution

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 17:17
How one of the most profitable leisure industries in the world can also be one of the most polluting.

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