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UK firms propose low-cost satellite radar

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 12:50
Two British companies are to push forward with the development of an ultra-low-cost radar satellite.

Coffee cup ban: Boston Tea Party's sales fall by £250k

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 09:30
Boston Tea Party's owner said global coffee shop brands were "putting profits before the planet".

Nasa: India's satellite destruction could endanger ISS

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 06:30
The head of the US space agency said last week's anti-satellite weapon test was a "terrible thing".

What does air pollution do to our bodies?

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 04:44
The countdown begins to the launch of one of the world's boldest attempts to tackle air pollution.

Tourists flee huge wave caused by glacier collapse

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 23:30
Visitors to a glacier in Iceland scrambled to safety as a section broke, off creating a large wave.

Blue Planet: Executive producer defends sea turtle hatchling release

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 15:58
People watching Blue Planet Live on Sunday were left in shock after a seagull snatched a baby turtle as it was released on the beach.

Rare Sehuencas water frogs' first date footage released

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 08:12
Romeo, known as the world's loneliest frog, had spent 10 years living in isolation at an aquarium.

Dubstep artist Skrillex could protect against mosquito bites

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 06:50
Scientists found the song Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites led to mosquitoes attacking hosts less often.

Saving the planet: The next move

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 23:22
Climate scientists from around the world are meeting in Edinburgh to plan future strategy.

Tasmanian devils 'adapting to coexist with cancer'

Sat, 03/30/2019 - 01:32
There's fresh hope for the world's largest carnivorous marsupials whose numbers have been ravaged by disease.

Fossils record dinosaur-killing impact

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 18:25
Remarkable fossils shed light on the minutes and hours that followed the Earth-changing asteroid strike.

Climate change: How green is your parcel?

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 01:15
The Royal Mail is introducing e-trikes but what are other delivery companies doing to cut their emissions?

Killer frog disease 'part of Earth's sixth mass extinction'

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 00:57
A fungus that kills amphibians is responsible for the biggest loss of nature from a single disease.

Scientists to study relocated red squirrels' hair

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 00:08
The analysis could provide information on the animals genetics and the diseases that affect them.

Russian space pioneer Valery Bykovsky dies aged 84

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 22:44
Valery Bykovsky, who holds the record for the longest solo spaceflight in history, dies aged 84.

Climate change: Global impacts 'accelerating' - WMO

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 16:31
The World Meteorological Organization says that the physical and financial impacts of global warming are speeding up.

Back on track

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 12:08
The British-led project to break the Land Speed Record is brought back from the brink of cancellation.

How to tackle pollution and waste in Port Harcourt

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 10:43
Environmental activist Wonne Afronelly says she wants to clean up the city sitting at the mouth of the Niger River, which carries a lot of the world's plastic pollution.

One small step for man, but women still have to leap

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 10:40
Nasa does not have enough right-sized spacesuits for a planned all-female spacewalk, so a man will step in.

'World's longest salt cave' discovered in Israel

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 10:36
The cave is near the desert site where the Bible says Lot’s wife was turned into a pillar of salt