BBC News - Science & Environment
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Scientists publish a new atlas of the poles, detailing the sometimes strange shapes on the ocean floor.
Sudan is a the northern white rhino, and the last chance for the survival of his species.
Fossils found in rock from beneath the sea may be the oldest known fungi by one to two billion years.
A start-up company is persuading local councils in the UK to turn local plastic waste into roads.
Academic staff from EU countries should be urgently guaranteed a right to stay, say MPs.
Many people are unsure about what machine learning is, but the chances are they are using it every day.
A caterpillar that munches on plastic bags could hold the key to tackling plastic waste, say scientists.
'Better you than me,' jokes US president as astronaut Peggy Whitson reveals drinking recycled urine.
The UK government may face legal action after seeking to delay publishing its plan to tackle air pollution until after the general election.
A new theory may explain the background to one of the most famous works of art ever produced.
An ex-child soldier who has spent years risking his life to fight illegal mining and wildlife poaching in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been given a prestigious award that honours 'environmental defenders' around the world.
Roadsides are often littered with rubbish and weeds but they are havens for rare flowers.
Steve is a "remarkably common" gas ribbon in the upper atmosphere.
Kuki Gallmann, author of I Dreamed of Africa, is flown to hospital after an ambush.
Thousands of scientists demonstrate in cities around the world against an "assault on facts".
Labour says it would introduce legislation to tackle the "public health emergency" if in power.
Hedgehogs, nursed back to health in an animal sanctuary, are released in the village of Burton Fleming, East Yorkshire.
The Cassini satellite puts itself on a trajectory that will take it to destruction in September.
The Amur leopards are to be kept off-show in the hope they raise cubs that can be released into the wild.
The engineer who proposed circular runways answers critics in defence of his radical design for airports.