BBC News - Science & Environment
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A controversial new scheme is capturing CO2 emissions from wood burning.
The National Museum of Scotland unveils the final three galleries of its £80m redevelopment.
The catastrophic collapse of a dam at a mine in Brazil has exposed a darker side of an industry that the world depends on.
The Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa 2 will attempt to collect a sample of soil and rock from an asteroid on 22 February, the country's space agency says.
A study has identified trees and plants that are resilient to climate change and support orangutans.
The rover Europe sends to Mars in 2020 to look for life will carry the name of an unsung hero of DNA discovery.
Ten years ago, the nation had its worst-ever bushfire disaster - and it has left a profound legacy.
The world is in the middle of what is likely to be the warmest 10 years since records began in 1850 say scientists.
According to new fossils, the origin of the famous kangaroo gait goes back 20 million years.
Astronomers say they have the first evidence of a collision between two planets in a distant solar system.
A robot arm completes the set-up of a French-led seismometer system on the the Red Planet.
Drone flight captures spectacular views of countryside church wrapped in swirling fog.
The decline of coal sends UK emissions down, but critics warn there's much more to do.
The money from David Harding is the biggest single British donation to a UK university.
Moths with very expensive tastes are getting -36C "chill" time at Newhailes House.
Rising temperatures pose a growing danger to the glaciers found in the Hindu Kush and Himalayan mountains.
Scientists want to reach a section of Antarctic sea-floor exposed by the world's biggest iceberg.
The oceans will become be more blue thanks to rising temperatures in coming decades say scientists.
The spotted handfish is critically endangered and found only in a small area of Tasmania.
The full story of the Brumadinho dam disaster could take many months to emerge, the BBC's David Shukman says.