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Climate change protesters blockade government energy department

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 15:07
The chained-together demonstrators say they are willing to go to jail for their cause.

Badger cull: Vets accuse ministers of 'barefaced lies'

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 06:08
Campaigners accuse the government of telling "bare faced lies" about the effectiveness of badger culls.

The 'painted wolves' of Zimbabwe

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 22:29
The endangered African wild dog will enthral TV viewers when it features in David Attenborough's new Dynasties series.

EU moves to protect large carnivores

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 20:56
Farmers will receive 100% compensation for any damages caused by bears, wolves and other wild carnivores.

ExoMars: Life-detecting robot to be sent to Oxia Planum

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 15:20
The joint Europe-Russia mission to the Red Planet in 2020 will investigate an ancient water-altered terrain.

Antarctic: Nasa shares close-up photos of big PIG iceberg

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 13:12
Scientists get a decent look at the large new iceberg that's broken away from Pine Island Glacier.

Sutherland spaceport project to move to next stage

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 12:19
The backers of the proposed satellite launch site are to hold further discussion with those who live in the area.

Sir David Attenborough lends voice to Netflix's Our Planet series

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 11:44
The documentary will "showcase the planet's most precious species and fragile habitats", Netflix said.

Keystone XL Pipeline: US judge orders halt on construction

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 11:01
Environmentalists celebrate as the Keystone XL oil Pipeline from Canada to the US is blocked.

Climate Change: Arctic 'no safe harbour' for breeding birds

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 08:18
Climate change could be behind declines in birds that lay their eggs on Arctic shores, a study says.

Delhi air

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 00:10
Some popular ways Indians try to beat air pollution - but do they really work?

Catching plastic

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 00:04
Microplastics have swamped our ecosystem. Can tech help prevent them entering our water systems?

Stephen Hawking personal effects fetch £1.8m at auction

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 22:07
A copy of the physicist's signed PhD thesis sells for £584,750, nearly four time the guide price.

Finland: Where second-hand comes first

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 00:42
As concern grows about climate change and resources, is it time to re-use more of our junk?

Oldest cave painting of an animal discovered in Borneo

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:34
Scientists spent several days trekking through rural Borneo to find the 40,000-year-old artwork.

'Oldest animal painting' discovered in Borneo

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:10
The earliest known painting of an animal has been identified in a cave on the island of Borneo.

Climate change: Bug covered 'bionic mushroom' generates clean energy

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 17:42
Mushrooms for lunch inspire scientists to try to generate electricity from a fungus covered in bacteria.

ExoMars: Where to send Europe's robot rover?

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 13:36
The joint Europe-Russia mission to the Red Planet in 2020 needs a destination to go do its science.

Northern white rhino: New hopes for IVF rescue

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 00:48
A new study raises hopes of saving one of the last animals of its kind - the northern white rhino.

Metop weather satellite prepares for lift-off

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 15:10
Europe is sending up a front-line weather satellite containing components made over a decade ago.