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Nearby planet is 'excellent' target in search for life

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 06:04
Astronomers have found a cool, Earth-sized planet that's relatively close to our Solar System.

Climate's magic rabbit: Pulling CO2 out of thin air

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 18:02
Can technology to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere really help prevent dangerous climate change?

Trump team looks for alternative approaches to Paris pact

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:32
President Trump's climate adviser says that the US is looking to revive a Bush-era climate forum.

'Climate change is affects everything'

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:11
People in Vunidogoloa had to move 2km (1.24m) inland, and say climate change is to blame.

Green planet

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:07
The United Arab Emirates' Mars research programme is turning its attention to date palm trees.

Press print

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:02
The Swedish hi-tech firm at the forefront of using 3D printing to create human ears, noses and other body parts.

Stranded orca refloated in New Zealand

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:57
Volunteers and military personnel worked together to help return the killer whale to the ocean.

Into the woods: The Japanese way to beat stress

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:49
One army veteran suffering from PTSD says Forest Bathing is helping him sleep.

Singing protest at pro-coal UN event

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 18:27
US officials were arguing for the continued use of coal at a UN meeting in Bonn, Germany.

Why do people still think the Earth is flat?

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 17:56
This social media community has come together for the first time in North Carolina to discuss their shared belief.

'World's oldest wine' found in 8,000-year-old jars in Georgia

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 15:47
Pottery found near Tbilisi shows wine-making was taking place 8,000 years ago, scientists say.

Venus and Jupiter conjunction: Sky-watchers witness dawn display

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 08:46
Enthusiasts across the UK share their photos of the two brightest planets appearing together.

Antarctica's warm underbelly revealed

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 07:08
Scientists make the most detailed map yet of the heat rising under the ice sheet from rocks below.

First CO2 rise in four years puts pressure on Paris targets

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 01:30
Uptick in coal use in China sees global CO2 emissions projected to rise after years of little or no growth.

Rocket blasts off for ISS one day late

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 10:18
A small plane entering the airspace had delayed Saturday's launch from Virginia in the US.

Gove plans post-Brexit green watchdog

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 05:56
Minister Michael Gove insists environmental standards won't be sacrificed.

Turning Kenya's plastic bottle waste into boats

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 05:15
These men in Kenya have decided to do something about the amount of plastic bottles that clog an island's beaches.

Scale of 'nitrate timebomb' revealed

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 07:17
Big quantities of nitrate chemicals from farm fertilisers are polluting the rocks beneath our feet.

Antarctic base comes out of deep freeze

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 06:14
The advance party sent in to open up Britain’s mothballed Antarctic base say it is in good shape.

Seahorses found living in River Thames in London

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 03:21
Two species of seahorses are among the unexpected creatures found living in London.