The critically endangered Eastern Pacific leatherback's future looks "dire," say conservationists.
Posted: April 4, 2020, 7:37 am
Dr William Frankland, known as "the grandfather of allergy", developed the idea of a pollen count.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 10:34 am
The motoring organisation predicts a permanent reduction in the demand for travel.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 5:20 am
Scientists say trees have a role to play in combating noise pollution in urban environments.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 12:38 am
Two million years ago, Africa was home to three human-like species, new discoveries reveal.
Posted: April 2, 2020, 6:15 pm
The figure is the equivalent of 18.5 tonnes of material per person and that has increased.
Posted: April 2, 2020, 4:32 pm
Experts are set to assess the value of face masks in helping slow the spread of coronavirus.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 11:28 pm
A key climate conference due in November is delayed over disruption caused by the coronavirus.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 8:41 pm
Researchers say there are good reasons to be optimistic about the future of our oceans.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 3:28 pm
Sediments drilled off the coast of the ice continent reveal a time of great warmth and plant growth.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 3:14 pm
Photographers in England capture amazing star trails, from home or on their daily exercise.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 11:03 am
Astronomers say they have found the best evidence yet for an elusive class of black hole.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 9:35 am
A drug that could treat patients with coronavirus is to undergo clinical trials at 15 NHS centres.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 8:04 am
Rising temperatures may be having a profound impact on one of the world's favourite songbirds.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 1:46 am
However, experts say a fever and a cough are still the main ones to look out for.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 12:06 am
Ground monitoring stations in major British cities detect clear reductions in two major pollutants.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 6:30 pm
Scientists have been amazed at the public's response to help digitise the UK's old rainfall records.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 2:31 pm
"Social pressure from others" will be key in persuading the UK to stay at home, a study suggests.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 10:07 am
Ancient air pollution, trapped in ice, reveals details about life and death in 12th Century Britain.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:06 am
Scientists have taken a step forward in their ability to decode what a person is saying just by looking at their brainwaves when they speak.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 3:20 pm
A new batch of these ostentatiously coloured and popular arachnids is described in Australia.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 3:18 pm
The BBC's Justin Rowlatt found a visit to Antarctica made him emotional, and ultimately hopeful.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 12:20 am
There are many unanswered questions about the new coronavirus, Covid-19.
Posted: March 29, 2020, 12:20 am
The incredible history of the UK's heirloom plants and why they're set to make a comeback.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 7:04 am
Scientists find out more about the threats of plastic to thousands of fish, whales and other aquatic life.
Posted: March 27, 2020, 12:04 pm
If coronavirus can be transferred on to surfaces, safe food shopping presents challenges.
Posted: March 27, 2020, 12:35 am
Smuggled pangolins were carrying viruses closely related to the one sweeping the world, say scientists.
Posted: March 26, 2020, 5:56 pm
The third such event in five years prompts scientists to renew urgent warnings about climate change.
Posted: March 26, 2020, 6:19 am
Fears that electric cars could actually increase carbon emissions are a baseless, a study suggests.
Posted: March 23, 2020, 4:00 pm
Programmes, such as Sir David Attenborough's, triggered a greater interest in species.
Posted: March 20, 2020, 8:47 am
Some regions show significant drops in air pollutants as the coronavirus hits work and travel.
Posted: March 19, 2020, 3:12 am
How the launch of the Hubble telescope wasn't all plain sailing.
Posted: March 18, 2020, 12:58 am
Few scientists think climate change will cause society to collapse any time soon - but some people are getting ready anyway.
Posted: March 16, 2020, 12:05 am
From Greta Thunberg to oil firms, people are pushing for more trees to be planted - but why?
Posted: March 14, 2020, 12:53 am
The Swedish teenager started a climate change protest that grew into a global movement of millions.
Posted: February 28, 2020, 12:28 am
BBC News looks at what we know and don't know about the Earth's changing climate.
Posted: January 16, 2020, 8:13 am