BBC News - Science & Environment
BBC News - Science & Environment
Boy, six, finds giant megalodon shark tooth on Bawdsey beach
Mon, 09 May 2022 13:11:29 GMT
The tooth of the world's largest-ever shark could be up to 20 million years old, an expert says.
Nature loss: Watchdog highlights 'precarious state' of environment
Wed, 11 May 2022 23:46:02 GMT
A new report says the government must do more to protect the land, the air and waters.
Climate change: 'Fifty-fifty chance' of breaching 1.5C warming limit
Mon, 09 May 2022 23:38:30 GMT
Scientists say there's now a strong chance that the world will warm by more than 1.5C by 2026.
Extreme weather: What is it and how is it connected to climate change?
Thu, 12 May 2022 14:47:17 GMT
Heatwaves, wildfires, floods and droughts highlight how extreme weather is linked to climate change.
Full lunar eclipse creates rare super blood Moon
Mon, 16 May 2022 04:27:23 GMT
Its hue was created by sunlight being projected through the Earth's atmosphere onto the Moon.
Scottish spaceport's prototype rocket unveiled
Wed, 11 May 2022 06:52:16 GMT
The final version of the 19m-long Prime rocket is to be launched from a site in Sutherland.
EU reveals its plans to stop using Russian gas
Wed, 18 May 2022 17:11:55 GMT
It will invest in pipelines in other countries but will speed up a shift to green energy.
Climate change: Don't let doom win, project tells worriers
Thu, 28 Apr 2022 01:39:31 GMT
The BBC gets an exclusive look at a new project to help students deal with rising climate anxiety.
Moon soil used to grow plants for first time in breakthrough test
Fri, 13 May 2022 07:44:27 GMT
The research is an important step towards making long-terms stays on the moon possible.
Scientists study secrets of starling murmurations
Tue, 10 May 2022 15:01:31 GMT
Theoretical physicists develop a mathematical model to explain how birds dip and dive in whirling flocks.
Beaver engineering in the Arctic to be studied
Thu, 12 May 2022 06:52:32 GMT
The mammals are moving further north into the Arctic and having an impact on landscape and people.
How much plastic do you use in a week?
Thu, 12 May 2022 23:32:32 GMT
Participants will be given their personal plastic footprint at the end of the week.
Rocket Lab: Helicopter catches returning booster over the Pacific
Tue, 03 May 2022 10:41:52 GMT
The US-New Zealand Rocket Lab firm takes a big step forward in its quest to re-use launch vehicles.
Farm machinery exacting heavy toll on soil - study
Tue, 17 May 2022 07:36:59 GMT
Massive tractors and combine harvesters could be having a lasting impact on soil, a study suggests.
Sir David Attenborough named Champion of the Earth by UN
Wed, 20 Apr 2022 23:04:29 GMT
The broadcaster is recognised for his devotion to telling stories about the natural world.
Climate change swells odds of record India, Pakistan heatwaves
Tue, 17 May 2022 23:37:29 GMT
A UK study says record-breaking temperatures in NW India and Pakistan are now 100 times more likely.
Record number of polluters set CO2 emissions targets
Wed, 11 May 2022 23:01:14 GMT
The number of big firms setting climate targets reaches a 'critical mass' say UN-backed researchers.
Climate change: Airlines miss all but one target - report
Mon, 09 May 2022 23:39:19 GMT
Campaigners say the aviation industry cannot be relied on to tackle their role in climate change.
SpaceX: Can meat be grown in space?
Mon, 25 Apr 2022 01:41:39 GMT
An experiment to find out has just finished on the International Space Station.
Girls see physics as for white men only, MPs told
Wed, 18 May 2022 14:59:41 GMT
"If you are black or a woman, you don't see yourself fitting in," a leading female physicist says.