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Climate change: Amazon oil boom under fire at UN talks

37 min 7 sec ago
Indigenous people come to COP25 to protest plans to expand oil production in the western Amazon.

Refugees 'at increased' risk from extreme weather

38 min 12 sec ago
Climate change could make the problem worse, multiplying the misery for displaced people.

Grandmother killer whales boost survival of calves

3 hours 35 min ago
The "grandmother effect" was even stronger with grandmothers that had gone through the menopause.

Climate change: 1.9 billion people rely on natural 'water towers'

9 hours 27 min ago
A new study ranks the importance and vulnerability of high-mountain stores of water.

Four tiger foetuses found in Indonesian 'poacher' arrests

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 02:58
Sumatran tigers are critically endangered - with fewer than 400 believed to be left in the wild.

Brian Cox: Why I've been exploring our scientific past

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 01:17
The science broadcaster explains why he's been delving into the lives of some extraordinary scientists.

Madrid climate talks will set the tone for Glasgow 2020

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 00:43
The outcome of the COP25 UN climate conference in Spain will influence the event in Scotland next year.

Climate change: UN negotiators 'playing politics' amid global crisis

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 00:31
Political posturing is harming attempts to address key issues at the UN climate talks, participants say.

Polluting firms 'will be hit by climate policies'

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 00:01
Which business sectors will be winners and losers when, and if, climate change policies take affect?

Mike Horn and Boerge Ousland: North Pole explorers complete epic trek

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 13:57
The Norwegian-South African duo met up with a rescue team as they were dangerously low on food.

Plastic pollution: Wales should cut 3G sports pitch waste

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 00:33
There are concerns tyre infill from sports pitches is ending up in waterways and harming wildlife.

Seychelles: The island nation with a novel way to tackle climate change

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 00:32
The Seychelles has swapped 5% of its national debt for a cash injection to fight climate change and save its ocean.

General election 2019: Your questions on climate change and the environment

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 00:01
Your questions answered: The environment, wildlife and climate change.

Climate change: Oceans running out of oxygen as temperatures rise

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 10:17
A warmer world means oceans are able to hold less dissolved oxygen, which is bad news for many fish.

General election 2019: Labour 'beats other parties on climate change'

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 06:19
Friends of the Earth rates the party above the Greens and Lib Dems in its environment policy survey.

Indian Ocean Dipole: What is it and why is it linked to floods and bushfires?

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 01:01
A climate system in the Indian Ocean, known as the dipole, is behind extreme weather events in East Africa and Australia.

Biodiversity: The best plants for attracting insects to gardens

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 00:29
With insect populations in decline, a study shows how gardens can support beetles, spiders and the like.

How to have a more sustainable Christmas

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 22:38
From renting your tree, to sponsoring a turkey, a growing number of people are having a greener Christmas.

Bloodhound diary: Getting the job done at over 600mph

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 21:25
Land speed record holder Andy Green describes his final high-speed test run in the Bloodhound car.

Greta Thunberg at UN climate talks one year apart

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 19:09
Life has changed a lot for the environmental activist in the space of a year.