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Seal in Norfolk named after Sir David Attenborough

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 09:45
"Sir David" was found swimming with a plastic flying ring stuck around its neck.

Great Barrier Reef: Mass decline in 'coral babies', scientists say

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 02:45
Australia's vast reef is struggling to re-grow corals after unprecedented bleaching, scientists say.

Climate change: Warning from 'Antarctica's last forests'

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 15:22
Scientists call for more research into the last time when atmospheric carbon dioxide levels were the same as today.

Five things people can do for a 'healthier environment'

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 07:20
Christiana Figueres, who helped secure the Paris Climate Change Agreement, gives her suggestions.

Canada warming twice as fast as the rest of the world, report says

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 06:12
The federal government report warns Canada's Arctic is most affected by the changing climate.

Climate change: 'Magic bullet' carbon solution takes big step

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 04:20
New CO2 removal technology gains significant investment from fossil fuel companies, but greens have doubts.

A 'magic bullet' to capture carbon dioxide?

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 04:02
A British Columbia-based company has shown that it can extract CO2 from the air in a cost-effective way.

'Living fossil' given new home at ZSL London Zoo

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 22:03
The extremely rare Chinese giant salamander was rescued after an attempt to smuggle it into the UK.

Animal testing: US closes 'kitten slaughterhouse' after outcry

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 18:44
A government department had been using cats to research parasites that can cause kill humans.

Netting to stop birds nesting: Call for new safeguards

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 16:44
Wildlife experts want more controls on nets over hedges and trees, amid growing public concern.

Satellite plane-tracking goes global

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 11:20
A new space-based system to monitor aircraft worldwide is live and being trialled over the Atlantic.

Mars methane surge spotted from space

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 10:05
A European spacecraft has confirmed a report of methane being released from the surface of Mars.

Does anti-pollution make-up work?

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 10:04
Some make-up companies are reporting record sales of products which claim to protect skin from toxic air.

Ryanair one of Europe's top polluters, EU data suggests

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 07:16
It is the first time a company not running a coal-fired power plant has come near the top of the ranking.

UK firms propose low-cost satellite radar

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 05:50
Two British companies are to push forward with the development of an ultra-low-cost radar satellite.

Coffee cup ban: Boston Tea Party's sales fall by £250k

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 02:30
Boston Tea Party's owner said global coffee shop brands were "putting profits before the planet".

Nasa: India's satellite destruction could endanger ISS

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 23:30
The head of the US space agency said last week's anti-satellite weapon test was a "terrible thing".

What does air pollution do to our bodies?

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 21:44
The countdown begins to the launch of one of the world's boldest attempts to tackle air pollution.

Tourists flee huge wave caused by glacier collapse

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 16:30
Visitors to a glacier in Iceland scrambled to safety as a section broke, off creating a large wave.

Blue Planet: Executive producer defends sea turtle hatchling release

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 08:58
People watching Blue Planet Live on Sunday were left in shock after a seagull snatched a baby turtle as it was released on the beach.