BBC News - Science & Environment
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Scientists have identified the earliest known animal in the geological record.
After spending decades exploring the deep sea, Phil Nuytten plans to build a colony there.
Pandas have to be within 20 metres of each other to identify each other's calls in their bamboo forest home.
Japan's space agency sets dates for its plan to explore the surface of an asteroid with robots.
It may help stop the animal's rapid and destructive march across Australia, researchers say.
A British satellite successfully deploys a net in orbit to demonstrate how to capture space debris.
People dislike wasps but love bees despite both species providing similar ecological benefits says a new study.
It's part of a plan to clean up the millions of pieces of rubbish floating in Earth's orbit.
There are fears for the welfare of 11 tiny piglets stolen from a farm in London.
The first private passenger to fly around the Moon with SpaceX will be a Japanese billionaire.
UK engineers finish building a satellite that will carry cameras closer to the Sun than ever before.
The all-British NovaSAR spacecraft will monitor big stretches of ocean for suspicious shipping activity.
ICESat-2 will use laser beams to measure ice levels on Earth as it orbits 500km above the planet.
Researchers believe they have found the world's oldest brewery in a prehistoric cave in Israel.
A wildlife trust is warning the species could become extinct in Hampshire.
The iconic cactus plant is veering into trouble say researchers.
The US space agency is due to launch a laser to assess the impact of climate change on the poles.
Scientists say that high-yield farming may be the best way to meet demand for food while conserving biodiversity.
Twenty-seven leading cities see their greenhouse gas emissions peak and decline over the past five years.
The electric cars with stored power that could be transferred to a dwelling.