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Anak Krakatau: Collapsed volcano's tsunami simulated

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 09:27
A new model illustrates how Anak Krakatau's deadly tsunami spread across the Sunda Strait.

Study identifies danger glacial lakes across Tibetan Plateau

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 09:25
A comprehensive study assesses the flood danger posed by glacial lakes across the Tibetan Plateau.

Extinction Rebellion: Saving the world or wasting police time?

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 06:27
The climate change group that is urging people to get arrested to gain the attention of government.

The climate change protests making headlines.

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 23:09
Extinction Rebellion's fight against climate change is making headlines.

Wolves return to Netherlands after 140 years

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 15:01
Ecologists have data showing female has settled and males in area may lead to mating.

Climate change: European team to drill for 'oldest ice' in Antarctica

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 07:03
The near-3km-long Antarctic ice core should reveal the cause of a key shift in Earth's climate past.

Aphantasia: Ex-Pixar chief Ed Catmull says 'my mind's eye is blind'

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 23:52
Ed Catmull has aphantasia, as do some of the world's best animators at Pixar.

Bacton cliffs: RSPB warns birds 'could be killed' by netting

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 16:55
North Norfolk Council has put nets up at Bacton to encourage birds to nest further along the coast.

Satellites used to protect endangered sharks

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 13:41
Earth observation satellites are proving to be valuable tools in protecting rare sharks, say scientists.

Use a 'greener' inhaler if you can, patients told

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 12:55
Five doses of some inhalers are the equivalent of a nine-mile car journey, NHS advisory body says.

Florida python: Massive pregnant snake caught using new approach

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 10:41
Big Cypress national park finds a 17ft snake weighing 140lb and carrying 73 developing eggs.

'I fought for a statue of my hero Mary Anning'

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 05:25
Evie, 11, has been campaigning to have a statue of one of her heroes - 19th-Century palaeontologist Mary Anning - erected in Lyme Regis. Find out more about her mission.

Ultra Low Emission Zone: London's new pollution charge begins

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 01:08
Drivers of older, more polluting vehicles will have to pay a fee to enter the centre of the city.

UK's Sabre space plane engine tech in new milestone

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 23:43
UK engineers developing a novel propulsion system say their technology has reached a new performance level.

London's ULEZ

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 23:42
New restrictions on drivers come into force in central London today, so how do these compare with the rest of the word?

Air pollution: what are the effects on humans?

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 23:05
Fine particles in the air have been linked to cancer, strokes, asthma, heart disease and possibly dementia.

Dinosaur skin impression goes on show at Tring museum

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 06:44
An exhibition in Hertfordshire displays items for the first time since the mid-19th Century.

Different class

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 23:55
Secmol is an Indian school pioneering practical green education in one of the harshest environments.

UK scientists discover world's tallest tropical tree

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 13:27
Researchers from the University of Nottingham first spotted the tree in a Malaysian rainforest last August.

Sydney Brenner: Molecular biology pioneer dies

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 10:58
He taught himself to read from newspapers but went on to win a Nobel Prize.