BBC News - Science & Environment
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Up to a million shoes are among the tide of plastic debris washed up on an Australian island say scientists.
Almost a quarter of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is now unstable, according to a new study.
The document stumped Alan Turing and the FBI before being "deciphered" by a research assistant.
The bites are a "hidden" health crisis causing a death every four minutes, says World Health Organization
Bafta called for more environment plot lines on TV, here's a look at how television can raise awareness.
The Chinese Chang'e-4 rover may have confirmed a longstanding idea about the origin of a vast crater on the Moon's far side.
Research has shown that beneath every forest and wood there is a complex underground web of roots and fungi, connecting trees and plants to one another.
The European satellite measuring the shape of the White Continent is now working at higher resolution.
A disease posing a "very serious threat" to the EU's olive industry still poses a real threat to southern European producers, say experts.
New research by Bafta found references to "climate change" lag far behind "beer" or "sex" in UK TV shows.
How is this man growing vegetables in the most northerly major human settlement on Earth.
The boss of Skanska tells 5 Live that companies only calculate carbon emissions.
Jakobshavn Isbrae - the likely originator of the Titanic iceberg - goes into an unexpected quiet mode.
Conservationists hope the results will help them understand how butterflies survive in a warming climate.
A petition signed by 350,000 people calls for "netting" of trees and hedges to be a criminal offence.
Europe's Aeolus spacecraft is gathering fantastic new data on global winds - but it's also got a problem.
Victor Vescovo descended almost 11km in a submersible to the deepest part of the Pacific Ocean.
An American explorer finds plastic waste on the seafloor while breaking the record for the deepest ever dive.
The Faroe Islands declared themselves shut down as foreign volunteers came to take part in sustainable tourism.
The Apollo 11 landing: What did it take to pull off one of the greatest achievements in human history?