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Antarctic glacier’s rough belly exposed

2 hours 46 min ago
The melting glacier contributing most to sea-level rise currently may be more resilient than previously recognised.

Bosnia's silent killer: The coal industry

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 00:17
The Balkan country has the world's second highest death rate caused by air pollution.

Floods: How to stay safe when disaster strikes

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 00:12
Floods have been a deadly staple of 2017. But can you protect yourself against the natural disaster?

The world's biggest lithium battery farm

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 07:59
The plant in the US state of California stores enough energy to power 20,000 homes for four hours.

Small steps forward as UN climate talks end in Bonn

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 04:40
UN climate talks finish with progress on technical issues but with questions on carbon cuts unresolved.

Trump puts elephant trophy imports on hold

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 02:52
The US president's move comes a day after US hunters were told they could import elephant trophies.

How worried should we be about melting ice caps?

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 01:02
As the UN climate change conference ends, BBC Science's David Shukman takes a look at melting ice caps.

Fireball in Finland sky 'probably a meteorite'

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 19:07
The suspected meteor shook buildings when it raced through the sky in Lapland.

Fishing 'best argument for seagrass conservation'

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 15:43
Seagrass meadows are diminishing worldwide, which has serious implications for fishing activity.

Tesla shows off new truck and surprise Roadster

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:13
Tesla has shown off the long awaited Tesla Semi truck, but surprised many with its new Roadster sports car.

Interstellar asteroid is given a name

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 07:56
The first known asteroid to visit our Solar System from interstellar space has been given a name.

UK and Canada lead global alliance against coal

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:29
A significant group of nations take a stand against using coal for electricity generation at UN climate talks.

Colombia zoo gives trafficked elephant root canal surgery

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:10
The procedure took 30 people three hours to complete. Tantor had been rescued from a ranch in Colombia.

'Routine' detection of space ripples

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:54
Laser labs sense black holes merging at a distance of about a billion light-years from Earth.

Epic India leopard rescue photo wins award five years later

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:56
In a rare instance, Indian villagers and forest officers worked together for hours to save the animal

First gene-editing in human body attempt

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:40
Gene-editing has been attempted on cells inside a patient, in a world first by doctors in California.

Singapore welcomes rare blue macaw parrots

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 01:39
Singapore and Brazil are working together to bring two blue macaw species back from near-extinction.

Nasa forecast: Which cities will flood as ice melts?

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:45
A forecasting tool reveals which cities will be affected as different portions of the ice sheet melt, say scientists.

Which cities could suffer as ice melts?

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:27
A forecasting tool reveals which cities will be affected as different portions of the ice sheet melt, say scientists.

Europe steps in to cover US shortfall in funding climate science

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 18:11
French and UK governments say they will make up for any shortfall in funding for a global science body.