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Millions of old gadgets 'stockpiled in drawers'

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 17:15
Public urged to "recycle their tech" as rare, valuable materials in millions of old devices languish in UK homes.

The Cold War spy technology which we all use

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 16:21
Radio-frequency identification, famously used to bug the US embassy in Moscow, is a cheap way to track objects and data.

Ready to upgrade? What to do about your old phone

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 16:01
Unwanted devices can contain elements that the world is running out of - so how can you help?

Does the future of farming exist beneath city streets?

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 16:01
In a disused air raid shelter one company is growing crops, but what are the pros and cons of vertical farming?

G7 summit: Inside the climate activist training camp

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 16:01
Campaign groups in France are teaching people how to protest effectively, ahead of the G7 summit.

Former Farc rebels become eco-warriors to stop deforestation in the Amazon

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 16:01
Ex-Farc rebels in Colombia, who spent decades fighting the government over land and power, have reinvented themselves as eco-warriors protecting the Amazon from illegal logging.

Fracking: UK shale reserves may be smaller than previously estimated

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 08:01
Previous research suggested 50 years of shale gas under the UK, but a new study says it could be less than 10.

Hawaii protests continue against a volcano telescope

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 05:01
Celebrities have joined protestors in Hawaii as a campaign to stop the building of a telescope on a volcano enters its sixth week.

Nasa confirms ocean moon mission

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 04:50
Scientists working on a mission to the ocean moon of Europa can proceed with the final design and construction of the spacecraft, Nasa has said.

Chandrayaan-2: India spacecraft begins orbiting Moon

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 03:41
The $145m Chandrayaan-2 aims to become the first space mission to land on the Moon's south pole.