BBC News - Science & Environment

BBC News - Science & Environment

01/19/2018 03:05 PM
The man risking his life to save pink dolphins
Fernando Trujillo works in dangerous areas of the Amazon to save the rare species.

01/19/2018 02:22 PM
Nasa removes US astronaut from ISS mission
Jeanette Epps would have been the first African-American astronaut on the space station crew.

01/19/2018 02:50 AM
Scapa Flow microplastics levels 'similar to Forth and Clyde'
Researchers at Heriot-Watt University took more than 100 sediment samples from 13 Orkney beaches.

01/19/2018 02:25 AM
Hope for threatened 'little tiger cat'
Habitat fragmentation is a bigger threat to Chile's wildcat than human persecution, say conservationists.

01/18/2018 04:30 PM
2017 'warmest year without El NiƱo'
Even with no natural climate boost, last year was the second or third hottest on record.

01/18/2018 12:30 PM
Crunch question
Insects are often portrayed as a sustainable superfood - and many are delicious.

01/17/2018 10:59 PM
Mystery deepens over mass die-off of antelopes
A mass die-off of antelopes in Kazakhstan was triggered by environmental factors, scientists believe.

01/17/2018 07:02 PM
Chemistry 'Van Gogh' could help with cancer
Scientists capture "incredible" images of instructions contained in DNA being read

01/17/2018 06:55 PM
ICEYE's 'suitcase space radar' returns first image
Finnish start-up ICEYE releases a "first light" picture from its novel radar satellite.

01/17/2018 03:34 PM
Moustached monkey is separate species
A monkey from Ethiopia and Sudan with a distinctive "handlebar moustache" has been identified as a distinct species.

01/17/2018 02:15 PM
UK firm contracts to service satellites
Effective Space says it will launch "space drones" to prolong the life of telecommunications satellites in orbit.

01/17/2018 04:05 AM
Most new cars must be electric by 2030, ministers told
Three-fifths of new cars must be electric by 2030 to meet climate change targets, ministers are told.

01/17/2018 02:38 AM
Paris, London
A partnership between Imperial College London and a major French agency will keep access to European research funding.

01/17/2018 02:06 AM
Dolphin diet study gives conservation clues
Wild dolphins burn up to 33,000 calories a day, say researchers - equivalent to about 60 salmon portions.

01/16/2018 08:33 PM
Mount Mayon: Philippines volcano spews out lava
Volcanologists say a "hazardous explosion" could be imminent, as thousands flee the area around Mount Mayon in the Philippines.

01/16/2018 11:58 AM
Hubble scores unique close-up view of distant galaxy
The Hubble telescope has scored an unprecedented close-up view of one of the Universe's oldest galaxies.

01/16/2018 11:35 AM
Jordan urged to end animal mistreatment at Petra site
Donkeys, horses and camels are beaten and forced to carry tourists in extreme heat, a group says.

01/16/2018 04:02 AM
Wallaby gives police slip on Sydney Bridge
The unusual sight of a wallaby bounding across the Sydney Harbour Bridge has surprised early-morning motorists.

01/15/2018 09:00 PM
Black Death 'spread by humans not rats'
Human body lice, rather than rat fleas, spread plague during the Black Death, a study simulating the outbreak suggests.

01/15/2018 01:40 PM
Huge oil spill left after burning tanker sinks off China
Fuel from the Sanchi has spread over more than 100 sq km and could badly damage marine life.

01/15/2018 01:44 AM
'Floating on air' after surgeons remove 19kg tumour
Watch surgeons as they remove a 19.5kg tumour from a woman's body.

01/14/2018 01:12 AM
How flowering plants conquered the world
Scientists solve Darwin's "abominable mystery": How flowers rapidly evolved and spread across the globe.

01/13/2018 05:28 PM
Hot topic
Can a series of scorching summers be blamed on climate change, and what do they tell us?

01/13/2018 04:45 PM
Baby Panda Yuan Meng makes debut in France
The first panda ever born in France has gone on display to the public.

01/13/2018 11:45 AM
Cloned Newmarket dachshund expecting puppies
Minnie Winnie was created by science after her owner won a competition.

01/13/2018 01:57 AM
Female engineers set for success
The UK has the lowest percentage of female engineering professionals in Europe, at less than 10%.

01/12/2018 02:51 PM
Citizen science bags five-planet haul
Astronomy enthusiasts help to confirm the existence of a five-planet system orbiting a far-off star.

01/12/2018 08:21 AM
UK satellite to make movies from space
The spacecraft paves the way to a constellation collecting full-colour, hi-def video of Earth.

01/12/2018 03:29 AM
Huge black hole blasts out 'double burp'
A massive black hole is seen to eject streams of high-energy particles after bingeing on hot gas.

01/12/2018 01:04 AM
Thirsty city
With water usage and droughts across the globe rising, the race is on to manage water more efficiently.

01/11/2018 07:15 PM
How green are the Tories?
Theresa May's environment policy pledge is the latest step in the party's journey on the issue.

01/11/2018 01:53 PM
Kitchen welfare
In Switzerland, lobsters must now be stunned before being boiled - but do they really feel pain?

01/10/2018 12:08 PM
Check your pollution
Enter your postcode to see what the air quality is like where you are living in Britain.

01/03/2018 01:35 AM
Whale people
A glimpse into the life the Inupiat, an indigenous community in Alaska.

12/30/2017 01:30 AM
Busy year for storms
Was the remarkable 2017 hurricane season the worst ever? And did climate change play any part?

12/27/2017 11:36 AM
Back from the brink
Heavily armed and highly trained anti-poaching patrols have helped the population's recovery.

12/25/2017 01:58 AM
'Job done'
World land-speed record-holder Andy Green reflects on the past 12 months' achievements in developing the Bloodhound supersonic car.