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Old becomes new

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 18:48
Two students take up the challenge of repairing, reusing and recycling clothes for London Fashion Week.

Insects decline: What do insects actually do?

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 17:31
Reports show many insect populations are declining. How will that affect us?

'A Britain which no longer exists'

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 17:30
A collection of images spanning 64 years has been described as the "historical Google Earth".

UN: Growing threat to food from decline in biodiversity

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 17:04
A UN report says the plants and animals crucial to human food systems are in global decline.

Why is this horse dressed like a zebra?

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 13:09
Researchers from the University of Bristol have found a novel way of keeping flies away from horses.

How human food is changing wildlife

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 09:27
Wild animals are increasingly eating our food and scientists are discovering 'hidden effects'.

Teeny T. rex relative discovered in US

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 07:01
A newly discovered relative of T. rex stood just a metre or more tall at the hip, a study suggests.

Climate change: Ban gas grid for new homes 'in six years'

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 01:35
New-build homes should be warmed by heat pumps or networks of hot water, a report says.

'Super snow moon' lights up the skies

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 04:21
The biggest and brightest supermoon of 2019 was observed around the world.

How your weekly shop affects the environment

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 17:35
BBC Radio 5 Live's Sam Walker looks at which foods are better for the environment.

'Brexit gap' over wildlife protection is looming

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 17:10
Eighty per cent of Wales' environmental laws are tied to the EU and must be replaced, charities warn.

Neolithic skull found by Thames 'mudlarkers'

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 16:11
A 5,600-year-old skull fragment discovered by Thames amateur archaeologists goes on display.

Climate change: Death of the 'grandfather of climate science'

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 11:37
Wallace Broecker, the scientist who helped popularise the term "global warming", has died at the age 87.

Space travel edges closer at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 09:53
It is still the final frontier, but space travel has come a little closer to the public at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.

Chinese 'Ivory Queen' Yang Fenglan jailed in Tanzania

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 07:22
The Chinese businesswoman was sentenced to 15 years in prison for operating an ivory-smuggling ring.

Mystery disease killing beech trees

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 04:20
A mystery disease that is killing beech trees could cause widespread die-offs unless more is done to halt its spread, warn scientists.

Cultured lab meat may make climate change worse

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 03:03
Growing meat in the laboratory may damage the climate more in the long run, than meat from cattle.

Fast fashion: 'Penny on a garment' to drive clothes recycling

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 17:00
Clothing brands and retailers should pay per item to fund a £35m annual recycling scheme, MPs say.

'Hundreds' of badgers illegally killed each year in NI

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 12:23
Badger baiting: 'Hundreds' illegally killed every season in Northern Ireland

Plastic waste - what Neath pupils think

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 10:46
What do these Neath pupils think of plastic waste after a beach clean-up?