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The history of plastic in the sea

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 16:12
A metal box which has been dragged around the ocean first discovered a plastic bag sixty years ago.

Early ocean plastic litter traced to 1960s

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 15:48
Scientists "accidentally" record the history of ocean plastic, including what may have been the first plastic bag to be fished out of the ocean.

Microplastics found in 'pristine' Pyrenees mountains

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 11:26
Scientists from Scotland and France spent five months monitoring the secluded site in the Pyrenees.

Extinction Rebellion: Climate protesters block roads

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 00:26
Extinction Rebellion targets central London in a global day of action against climate change.

Stonehenge: DNA reveals origin of builders

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 23:37
Ancestors of the people who built Stonehenge travelled west across the Mediterranean to get to Britain.

Bacton sand martins return to cliff burrows after nets removed

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 16:35
The birds' nesting sites were blocked when netting was installed.

Baby boom for North Atlantic right whales off US coast

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 16:25
US researchers spot three mother and calf pairs of the endangered North American right whale species.

President's underwater plea for the oceans

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 10:53
Seychelles' leader delivers a speech in defence of the Indian Ocean from inside a submersible.

Plan to future-proof the ecology of Thetford Forest

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 06:29
How we use our forests has evolved from timber and food production to recreation.

Sheep attacks: 'These dogs have got a taste for blood'

Sat, 04/13/2019 - 23:23
Farmers who witnessed the aftermath of a brutal dog attack on their sheep are calling for changes to the law.