BBC News - Science & Environment
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The RemoveDebris satellite will trial technologies for snaring broken hardware drifting in orbit.
One mayor says children under 10 years old should not walk alone, in case of an attack.
Meet the new residents of a cave in Santa Monica.
European engineers shake their Mars rover to see that it can survive the violence of a rocket launch.
Puan left an "incredible legacy" of descendants for the critically endangered species, keepers say.
A battery-powered plane is Norway's latest part of the country’s plan to combat climate change.
As demand for air conditioning goes through the roof, what are the implications for our planet?
It took only small teams using ramps and ropes to cap the giant statues of Rapa Nui, a new study says.
A Japanese space probe has been sending back images as it approaches its target, the asteroid Ryugu.
A lot of Hong Kong's fish contains tiny bits of plastic that could end up on your plate.
It is horsefly season, which means all those enjoying the countryside should watch out for bites.
Wade Kelly's drone captured dozens of the reptiles on camera this week, sunbathing by the Daly River in Australia.
British actor Benedict Cumberbatch is among those giving readings at the ceremony.
Improvements to the world's biggest particle smasher are designed to uncover new physics.
Author and activist Will McCallum gives us his top tips for eliminating plastics from our everyday lives.
The Kilauea volcano has been pouring lava into the ocean off Hawaii, causing a hydrochloric acid mist.
Experts say the findings could be life-changing for millions of patients.
Frogs trapped in amber for 99 million years give clues to lost world. The four fossils were found in Myanmar.
The words of the renowned physicist have been set to music by composer Vangelis.
Xenophobic comments are found in private journals from the physicist's 1920s tour of Asia.