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The UK is found guilty of “systematically and persistently” breaching air pollution limits.
A new five-year plan may signal a switch from fossil fuels, but economic worries could limit change.
See how extreme weather has affected an crucial reservoir in California.
Researchers hoping to collect mud samples deep beneath an Antarctic ice sheet were amazed to discover small creatures living in the dark, freezing water.
Green measures such as a change to the Bank of England's remit do not go far enough, critics say.
A Nottinghamshire power station is put forward as a possible site for a prototype reactor.
Amazing images as Nasa's Perseverance rover lands on Mars and seeks signs of past microbial life.
In the past year, more than 20 rangers have been killed defending Africa's oldest national park.
AI software can now match footage of motorists throwing rubbish with their car's number plate and issue an automatic fine .
The sharks live in deep waters and are thought to use light as a form of camouflage.
How the priceless skull of an ancient ancestor was brought to the UK from South Africa for study.
Stefan Christmann spent almost 15 months in Antarctica alongside 10,000 emperor penguins.
A long-awaited report says the US president should ignore calls for a ban on autonomous weapons.
Spacecraft that can see through cloud get their first good look at the frozen block known as A74.
Social media users reported seeing a 'flash' with a 'tail of orange light' in the night sky.
Wildlife experts urge the Prime Minister to step up action on the loss of species in the UK.
Foreign ambassadors say Boris Johnson's tacit support for the mine prompts accusations of hypocrisy.
The ornate discovery was used during festivities and parades almost 2,000 years ago, experts say.
Could the cryptocurrency's huge electricity consumption also sink it?
Prof John Mallard, formerly of Aberdeen University, was known for his pioneering work in medical imaging.