The biggest and brightest supermoon of 2019 was observed around the world.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:21 am
BBC Radio 5 Live's Sam Walker looks at which foods are better for the environment.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 12:35 am
Wales risks losing 80% of the laws that protect its environment with no plans in place, charities warn.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 12:10 am
A 5,600-year-old skull fragment discovered by Thames amateur archaeologists goes on display.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 11:11 pm
Wallace Broecker, the scientist who helped popularise the term "global warming", has died at the age 87.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 6:37 pm
It is still the final frontier, but space travel has come a little closer to the public at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 4:53 pm
The Chinese businesswoman was sentenced to 15 years in prison for operating an ivory-smuggling ring.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 2:22 pm
A mystery disease that is killing beech trees could cause widespread die-offs unless more is done to halt its spread, warn scientists.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 11:20 am
Growing meat in the laboratory may damage the climate more in the long run, than meat from cattle.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:03 am
Clothing brands and retailers should pay per item to fund a £35m annual recycling scheme, MPs say.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 12:00 am
Badger baiting: 'Hundreds' illegally killed every season in Northern Ireland
Posted: February 18, 2019, 7:23 pm
What do these Neath pupils think of plastic waste after a beach clean-up?
Posted: February 18, 2019, 5:46 pm
X-ray images reveal the inner workings of a variety of different species at ZSL London Zoo.
Posted: February 18, 2019, 12:30 pm
Campaigners say retailers want fees to apply only to smaller containers, rather than all plastic bottles.
Posted: February 18, 2019, 2:32 am
How sustainable are your fashion habits? Take our quiz.
Posted: February 18, 2019, 1:15 am
Techniques used to analyse data are producing misleading and often wrong results, critics say.
Posted: February 16, 2019, 5:29 pm
Scientists have called for a ban on the development of weapons controlled by AI.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 11:28 pm
Researchers in Edinburgh develop gene-edited farm animals for poor farmers in Africa.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 10:00 pm
Students have protested across the UK to air their views on the issue of climate change. We talked to some of those in Manchester.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 8:15 pm
Students in cities around the UK walked out of school to call for action from the government.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 7:02 pm
Two men carrying at least 24 severed rhino horns have been arrested at Hong Kong airport's customs.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 6:55 pm
The oil and gas company believes a prohibition on single-use plastic could increase CO2, but is that true?
Posted: February 15, 2019, 5:13 pm
A British-led mission demonstrates a projectile that could one day be used to clear up space junk.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 12:26 pm
New footage from a space mission shows the latest idea to collect space junk.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 12:26 pm
Across the UK, students are set to take part in a climate strike, but will it make a difference?
Posted: February 15, 2019, 9:08 am
The UK and US governments announce a £25m project to improve the sensitivity of the LIGO facilities.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 12:47 am
Anglian Water admits ammonia discharge from a recycling unit killed big bream in the River Cam.
Posted: February 14, 2019, 8:12 pm
The abandoned Chernobyl exclusion zone could be about to change for the first time since the world's worst nuclear disaster.
Posted: February 14, 2019, 5:49 pm
Some early studies in mice suggest drugs can be developed to halt mental decline, say scientists.
Posted: February 14, 2019, 4:30 pm
Thick ice and a lost sub bring an end to the search for the famous Antarctic explorer's sunken polar yacht.
Posted: February 14, 2019, 12:15 pm
Britons are being urged to write a poem, letter or story to celebrate the woodlands of the UK.
Posted: February 14, 2019, 9:27 am
The 15-year mission of "Oppy" the robot is declared over after repeated failed attempts to contact it.
Posted: February 13, 2019, 7:07 pm
The US space agency's InSight mission positions the second of its surface instruments on Mars.
Posted: February 13, 2019, 1:38 pm
The new species were found after three years of extensive explorations in the Western Ghats.
Posted: February 13, 2019, 10:24 am
Scientists release rare footage of the secretive giant pangolin to highlight the scaly mammal's plight.
Posted: February 13, 2019, 12:45 am
One small town has become a dumping ground for the world's waste and it's causing a stink.
Posted: February 13, 2019, 12:21 am
The winning pictures in this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year People's Choice Award.
Posted: February 13, 2019, 12:19 am
A radical plan to tackle climate change pushed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may now come to the Senate for a vote.
Posted: February 12, 2019, 7:01 pm
Four Americans are celebrated for their roles in developing the sat-nav Global Positioning System.
Posted: February 12, 2019, 2:00 pm
Families in West Virginia say the coal mines have poisoned their water. Now they're fighting back.
Posted: February 11, 2019, 12:26 am
Many of our best loved garden plants are there because they were once recommended to heal the sick.
Posted: February 9, 2019, 1:48 am
The National Museum of Scotland unveils the final three galleries of its £80m redevelopment.
Posted: February 8, 2019, 1:17 am
The rover Europe sends to Mars in 2020 to look for life will carry the name of an unsung hero of DNA discovery.
Posted: February 7, 2019, 10:56 am
Ten years ago, the nation had its worst-ever bushfire disaster - and it has left a profound legacy.
Posted: February 7, 2019, 12:07 am
The full story of the Brumadinho dam disaster could take many months to emerge, the BBC's David Shukman says.
Posted: February 4, 2019, 12:00 am
European settlement of the Americas killed so many people, it disturbed Earth's climate.
Posted: January 31, 2019, 6:44 am
How much do you know about the iconic symbol of science pinned to every classroom wall?
Posted: January 29, 2019, 12:55 am
Evidence is increasingly forcing us to re-visit our assumptions about the Neanderthals.
Posted: January 24, 2019, 7:51 pm
A warming climate shifts the distribution of the krill species eaten by whales and other predators.
Posted: January 21, 2019, 10:58 pm