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Syndicate content BBC News - Science & Environment
BBC News - Science & Environment
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Coral reef: How divers are using antibiotics to save sick corals

6 hours 42 min ago
Turks and Caicos Islanders are helping protect the reef from the deadliest ever coral sickness.

Fossil fuels: Can humanity really kick its addiction?

7 hours 24 min ago
Will the transition to a new clean energy system happen quickly, or will we fry the planet first?

COP28: Tuvalu negotiator travelled 8,000 miles to save her home. Can she?

Sat, 12/09/2023 - 01:24
The UN climate talks turn to oceans and a Pacific islander is here to fight for her home.

Tyrannosaur’s last meal was two baby dinosaurs

Fri, 12/08/2023 - 19:22
Remains of baby dinosaurs inside another dinosaur reveal what a young predator ate 75m years ago.

COP28: Five reasons for optimism on climate

Fri, 12/08/2023 - 02:18
Amid all the doom and gloom on climate change, there are some good reasons for cautious optimism.

Anna Mani: Why you need to know this Indian weather scientist

Thu, 12/07/2023 - 22:33
Anna Mani, one of India's first women scientists, broke barriers to blaze a trail in meteorology.

Taiwan: The 'God Flower' vanishing because of climate change

Thu, 12/07/2023 - 22:26
The Dendrobium orchid is sacred to Taiwan's Tsou tribe, but it is getting harder and harder to find.

Climate change: How is my country doing on tackling it?

Thu, 12/07/2023 - 00:43
Find out how the world's major economies are doing on cutting their emissions and what lies ahead.

Why you may not get Kashmir's famed apples easily

Thu, 12/07/2023 - 00:27
Extreme weather and a range of economic hurdles are affecting the region's flourishing apple trade.

COP28: Is the world about to promise to ditch fossil fuels?

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 01:58
COP28 host country the United Arab Emirates is "cautiously optimistic" on a deal to at least reduce them.

Five climate change solutions under the spotlight at COP28

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 01:39
The world is well off track to limit warming to 1.5C, but there have been some encouraging steps.

COP28: Record number of fossil fuel delegates at climate talks

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 05:00
Over 2,400 participants are linked to coal, oil and gas, four times more than attended last year's gathering.

Firefighters rescue injured owl from crows

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 04:31
An injured owl in the Russian city of Smolensk has the good fortune to end up outside a fire station.

Air pollution: map shows 'concrete jungles' more polluted

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 00:03
A Sheffield school is fighting dirty air with trees as new data links their absence to pollution.

Water firm wrongly downgraded pollution events, documents suggest

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 13:51
Leaked papers suggest United Utilities logged dozens of incidents as less serious than they had been.

COP28: Head of UN talks hits back at climate denial claims

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 13:38
The head of the UN climate talks in Dubai says "everything" he is doing is centred on science.

First images capture world's largest iceberg

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 12:03
The UK's polar research vessel visits A23a, an iceberg that's more than twice the size of London.

Record number of girls on Borders College farming course

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 00:14
A record number of female students have started an agriculture course at Borders College.

How weather apps are trying to be more accurate

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 00:12
Forecasters are continuing to offer more real-time updates and personalised recommendations.

Are extreme temperatures threatening live music events?

Sun, 12/03/2023 - 06:43
The death of a fan at a Taylor Swift concert in Rio during throws up challenges for tour promoters.