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Whale stranding: Another 50 pilot whales die off NZ

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 06:18
The mass stranding on Chatham Island means more than 200 whales have died off NZ in the past week.

Australian students in mass climate protest

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 02:49
Thousands skip school to urge action on climate change, despite criticism from Australia's PM.

Berta Cáceres: Seven convicted of murdering anti-dam activist

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 02:09
A Honduran court finds seven men guilty of killing renowned environmental campaigner Berta Cáceres.

Extinction crisis: Five things you should know

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 01:55
The United Nations biodiversity chief on why extinction is a "silent killer" and deserves more attention.

Satellites warn African farmers of pest infestations

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 00:36
UK researchers develop an early warning system to prevent crops in Africa being devastated.

'Miss Environment': The 11-year-old girl 'saving Lagos'

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 00:06
Misimi Isimi is an 11-year-old environmentalist on a mission to clean up Lagos.

Carmichael project: Visiting Australia's controversial Adani mine

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 22:04
The BBC's Vineet Khare visited the controversial Carmichael project by Indian energy giant Adani.

Climate change: Can 12 billion tonnes of carbon be sucked from the air?

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 18:00
Is it remotely feasible to remove 12 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide from the air?

Climate change: Last four years are 'world's hottest'

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:01
Twenty of the warmest years on record have been in the past 22 years, say the World Meteorological Organization.

Climate change: 'It is a global issue we are all failing'

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 04:22
UN chief Antonio Guterres warns the rise of nationalism is hurting efforts to tackle global warming.

The Romanian forest that's disappearing

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 02:28
Why one of Europe's last great beech forests is facing the chop.

Climate change: EU aims to be 'climate neutral' by 2050

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 10:44
The European Union says it wants to become the first major economy to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

Seal colony in Norfolk expects more than 2,700 pups

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 09:17
England's largest grey seal colony, in Norfolk, could see record numbers this pupping season.

From burping cows and food miles to greenhouse gasses

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 03:44
Why gases produced by livestock, along with the carbon footprint of many of the foods we eat, are a major factor in global warming.

The two Swedish mums who want people to give up flying for a year

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 00:21
Two climate-conscious Swedish mums have launched a campaign urging people not to fly in 2019.

UK's first carbon capture and storage project 'operational by mid 2020s'

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 00:02
Ministers give a timeline for the UK's first carbon capture and storage project, as research funding is announced.

Climate change: CO2 emissions rising for first time in four years

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 15:06
Global efforts to tackle climate are off track says the UN, as it sees a rise in CO2 after years of decline.

'Siberian unicorn' walked Earth with humans

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 12:49
A giant rhino that may have been the origin of the unicorn myth survived until about 35,000 years ago.

Strong chance of a new El Niño forming by early 2019

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 10:59
The World Meteorological Organization says there's a 75-80% chance of the weather phenomenon forming by next February.

Nasa Mission: InSight successfully lands on Mars

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 01:01
The probe has already taken its first picture from the surface of the red planet.