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SpaceX to practise emergency crew capsule escape

11 hours 30 min ago
A final technology demonstration from the California company should clear the way to fly astronauts.
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'Resistant' trees planted in Hampshire in ash dieback fight

Fri, 2020-01-17 23:58
Scientists have identified 3,000 ash trees with suspected resistance to a deadly disease.
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Dinosaur extinction: 'Asteroid strike was real culprit'

Fri, 2020-01-17 22:50
A team of scientists discounts the idea that large-scale volcanism drove the demise of the dinosaurs.
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Australia fires: 'Apocalypse' comes to Kangaroo Island

Fri, 2020-01-17 15:46
Australia's Kangaroo Island has been likened to Noah's Ark - but its unique wildlife is under threat.
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Climate change: Citizens' jury prepares to tackle climate change

Fri, 2020-01-17 11:23
UK panel will tackle some of the dilemmas around global warming.
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Climate change: Can Glasgow go carbon neutral?

Fri, 2020-01-17 10:59
As more cities declare climate emergencies, we look at how Glasgow aims to cancel out its carbon footprint.
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Climate change: What can I do about it and other questions

Fri, 2020-01-17 10:23
From population to plants, your questions answered about climate change.
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Giant jet engines aim to make our flying greener

Fri, 2020-01-17 10:21
How much more efficiency can be wrung out of the jet engine - technology which is over 70 years old?
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New maps reveal Scotland's seabird breeding hotspots

Fri, 2020-01-17 10:08
Conservationists mapped the most critical areas of Scotland for endangered birds like the kittiwake.
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Microsoft makes 'carbon negative' pledge

Fri, 2020-01-17 05:18
The tech giant pledges to remove all the carbon it has emitted since its founding in 1975.
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Taal volcano lake all but gone in eruption

Fri, 2020-01-17 02:17
Satellites continue to monitor the Philippines volcano which has experienced a lull in activity.
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'Rosalind Franklin' Mars rover edges closer to launch

Fri, 2020-01-17 01:31
Europe's six-wheeled robot completes more key tests ahead of its planned summer launch.
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Man arrested in Peru airport with 20 birds in suitcase

Thu, 2020-01-16 21:32
The Belgian traveller was trying to smuggle the protected species from Peru to Spain, officers say.
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What is climate change? A really simple guide

Thu, 2020-01-16 18:13
BBC News looks at what we know and don't know about the Earth's changing climate.
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Sir David Attenborough blasts inaction on climate change

Thu, 2020-01-16 16:20
The naturalist and broadcaster has warned that "the moment of crisis has come".
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Our Planet Matters: What's the BBC plan all about?

Thu, 2020-01-16 15:02
The BBC plans a raft of new services and shows examining climate change and the state of our planet.
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Our Planet Matters: What is climate change?

Thu, 2020-01-16 15:00
It's been linked to a year of extremes – from bushfires to torrential rains – but what is it?
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Sir David Attenborough warns of climate 'crisis moment'

Thu, 2020-01-16 15:00
We're at a pivotal point in efforts to tackle climate change, the naturalist and broadcaster warns.
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Meet the NASA intern who discovered a new planet on his third day

Thu, 2020-01-16 10:47
This teenager found a new planet on the third day of his internship at the US space agency.
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Agriculture Bill: Soil at heart of UK farm grant revolution

Thu, 2020-01-16 10:06
Soil protection will be a core issue as the Agriculture Bill returns to Parliament later.
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