BBC News - Science & Environment
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Marine biologist Melissa Marquez shares a dive on the Great Barrier Reef, and tips for swimming with sharks.
National Museum officials in Rio de Janeiro say almost 90% of the collection was destroyed by fire.
Over the next two years, the UN hopes to secure a treaty to protect two-thirds of the world's oceans.
Many Japanese people who recycle their household plastic would be shocked to know where it ends up.
It was also the hottest summer for England since records began in 1910, the Met Office says.
The National Museum of Brazil, home to some 20m items spanning centuries, is devastated.
The sunfish, normally found in the tropics, was recorded off Skye and Ardnamurchan last week.
This team of women are protecting elephants in the South African bush from ivory poachers.
A new technique picks out patterns in DNA mutation within cancers to forecast future genetic changes.
Scientists believe a genetic code could help protect golden eagles in the wild.
UK researchers decode the golden eagle genome - the blueprint for the 'king of birds'.
Police and wildlife experts say some drones are being flown dangerously close to breeding birds and animals.
A "micro-fracture" from a possible collision with a rock fragment sets off alerts on the ISS.
Insect crop damage could result in the loss of two loaves out of every 12 by the century's end.
Japan's space agency has set dates for its plan to explore the surface of an asteroid with robots.
The technique was used to restore a protein that people with the condition are unable to make.
All shops in England would have to implement the charge under proposals announced by the PM.
The "distressed" seal was pictured with a fishing hook in the edge of its eye on Sunday.
Wider access to wi-fi on trains and the use of mobile phones has extended the working day, a study says.
Scientists have used a neural network to determine the pattern of earthquake aftershocks