BBC News - Science & Environment
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Green sea turtles' gender is temperature dependent and warmer seas are turning too many of them female, a study has found.
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A final batch order is raised for the Ariane 5 - the workhorse European rocket of the last 20 years.
Tourists are flocking to see the giant water lilies, which locals had thought were extinct.
Norishige Kanai says he is worried he will not be able fit in his Soyuz seat for the return to Earth.
Almost a decade in the making, it sets out how seas should be used and protected in the next 20 years.
BBC to review policy of allowing ivory items on the show amid criticism from a wildlife campaigner.
Scientists show how the floating fronts of Antarctic glaciers respond to events in the tropical Pacific.
Fires, hurricanes and other weather and climate disasters last year cost the US around $306bn in losses.
The frequency a dog raises it's 'inner eyebrow' influences how quickly it finds a new home
'Ribbon of woodland' will be planted, but critics say other projects are destroying ancient forests.
US astronaut John Young, who flew to the moon twice and commanded the first ever space shuttle mission, has died aged 87, Nasa said.
He was the only person to have flown missions on the Gemini, Apollo and space shuttle programmes.
Plummeting temperatures in the US are playing havoc with the reptiles.
The beams will be shone on a hillside to see if they scare the birds away from sheep flocks.
On 5 January 1993 an oil tanker ran aground off Shetland spilling 85,000 tonnes of crude oil.
After 10 years, a team at Cardiff University helps identify a process to speed up drug development.
The UK throws away 2.5 billion non-recyclable coffee cups every year, MPs say.
Repeat bouts of warmer seawater are posing a significant challenge to the world's tropical corals.
Farmers are to receive payments for "public goods", such as planting meadows, instead of subsidies.