BBC News - Science & Environment
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Arctic sea-ice may have hit a record low in May but that does not mean September will set a new minimum mark, say polar experts at Reading University, UK.
A crater on Mars is named Langtang, in tribute to one of the worst-hit villages during the 2015 Nepal earthquake.
Newly sequenced genomes of soil bacteria have led to questions about how differing land management affects the organisms' behaviour, on agriculture and emissions.
British astronaut Tim Peake is due back to earth six months after blasting off into space.
A massive population of giant spider crabs amasses in waters off the Australian city of Melbourne.
Biggest ever deep Atlantic exploration mission launched by UK scientists.
British astronaut Tim Peake is preparing to return to Earth after an historic six-month stay aboard the International Space Station.
Government-funded ice breaker criticised for guiding luxury cruise in the Arctic as worries grow over the environmental impact of tourists.
The Dead Sea is one of the great ecological treasures of the world but it is shrinking at an alarming rate, as Kevin Connolly reports.
Official figures released today by the Forestry Commission show that the government is falling far short of its own tree-planting targets
How UK astronaut Tim Peake will get back from the International Space Station (ISS).
A female tortoise in southern India is given a new lease of life after losing both legs.
Member states of the European Space Agency have reaffirmed their commitment to launch a rover to Mars in 2020.
Scientists announce the detection at Earth of another burst of gravitational waves coming from a black hole merger.
Jack Conway was working in a bog cutting turf when he came across a massive chunk of butter.
Tim Peake is likely to feel unsteady after landing says fellow British astronaut Helen Sharman.
Has Tim Peake got the best photo album on (and off) Earth? As his space mission comes to an end, we compile some of his best shots along with his comments.
As UK astronaut Tim Peake comes back to Earth, BBC News has compiled some of the best Esa videos from his six-month mission.
As British astronaut Tim Peake ends his mission, BBC News takes a look at the spacesuit used for launch and re-entry.
UK crops could potentially be "devastated" by an infestation of a species of moth arriving from continental Europe, scientists say.