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Bicycle shops across the UK say demand for new bikes, and repairs for old ones, has risen sharply.
Park rangers in Africa say the closure of safari tourism is leading to an increase in poaching.
An unseen object is found to be lurking in a double-star system a mere 1,000 light-years from Earth.
One of the hardest tasks in Earth observation is tracking tiny changes in the shape of the ground.
A study has identified a mutation that its authors say could make the coronavirus more infectious.
New scientific research, from Germany of all places, suggests English footballers are actually good at spot-kicks.
The actor is well known for his daring stunts, but this takes things to another level.
Prof Neil Ferguson, who advised ministers on coronavirus, says he "made an error of judgement".
Some governments want to channel their economic recovery plans into low-carbon industries.
How the global pandemic is limiting carbon emissions and what this will mean for climate change.
Many activists have had to stop their usual work due to the pandemic. Here's how they're responding.
UK government advisors say post-pandemic recovery funds should go to firms reducing carbon emissions.
The North Magnetic Pole has been racing across the top of the world, from Canada towards Siberia.
BBC News looks at what we know and don't know about the Earth's changing climate.
Areas such as India, Australia and Africa are predicted to be among the worst affected.
Mink have caught Covid-19, adding to the list of infected animals, and prompting calls for trade bans.
The "shockingly large" hornets can kill humans with their sting and are known to destroy beehives.
Scientists say the microbe - found in the wild near Lake Victoria - has enormous potential.
The "intermediate host" animal that passed the coronavirus from bats to humans may never be found, say scientists.
Ministers are reportedly considering relaxing the two-metre rule for social distancing in workplaces.