BBC News - Science & Environment
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Video of a seabed filmed by a BBC journalist has helped the area get special protection.
The impact of European settlers on the country is preserved in a detailed soil record, researchers have found.
Geologists classify the last 4,200 years as being a distinct age in the story of our planet.
Ancient Britons were eating dairy, peas, cabbage and oats, according to gunk trapped in their teeth.
More and more young people are living without the car. Will the government change its road-building plans?
Research suggests new kinds of shark could migrate to UK waters as the oceans warm.
While the bird is dying out in parts of Europe, the population on one Welsh island is thriving.
The UK is set to get its first space port in Sutherland, Scotland. But it already has a long history in space.
Charred crumbs found in a middle-eastern desert show that bread-making dates back 14,000 years.
The lightweight Zephyr aircraft could be used in communications and remote sensing.
Road builders planning a bypass in Sussex have been urged to find a way that doesn't cause damage to ancient woodland.
The UK Space Agency backs Scotland's north coast as the place to launch satellites to orbit.
It's hoped a breeding programme will help maintain numbers of the vulnerable species.
From Darwin's potato to the man who saved the daffodil. Pictures tell the story of the nation's plants.
Sir David Attenborough has launched the hull of the UK's newest polar ship, which is named after him.
The TV naturalist is about to send a £200m research vessel named after him into the River Mersey.
Snorting in horses is linked to a 'positive internal state', say scientists, and could improve animal welfare.
There's even space for a coffee shop, sauna and gym on the £200m vessel.
Scientists declassify films showing atmospheric nuclear tests conducted during the Cold War.
Catherine Friend and Valerie Bisbal are the first people to circumnavigate Mallorca on paddleboards.