Climate change: Oceans running out of oxygen as temperatures rise

A warmer world means oceans are able to hold less dissolved oxygen, which is bad news for many fish.

By Matt McGrath | Dec. 7, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: climate-change

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

Friends of the Earth rates the party above the Greens and Lib Dems in its environment policy survey.

By Roger Harrabin | Dec. 7, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: heathrow-airport-expansion

Biodiversity: The best plants for attracting insects to gardens

With insect populations in decline, a study shows how gardens can support beetles, spiders and the like.

By Helen Briggs | Dec. 7, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: environment spiders gardening insects

How to have a more sustainable Christmas

From renting your tree, to sponsoring a turkey, a growing number of people are having a greener Christmas.

By Elizabeth Hotson | Dec. 6, 2019 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

Tags: life christmas lifestyle christmas-trees sustainable-living

Bloodhound diary: Getting the job done at over 600mph

Land speed record holder Andy Green describes his final high-speed test run in the Bloodhound car.

By Andy Green | Dec. 6, 2019 | bbcnews
~10 mins   

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa

Sydney Zoo: Does the world still need big zoos?

As Sydney gets a brand new zoo, animal experts question what we really learn from visiting captive animals.

BBC Science News | Dec. 6, 2019 | bbcnews
~8 mins   

Tags: animals zoos-and-zoology australia sydney animal-welfare

US meteorite adds to origins mystery

Scientists are getting closer to tracing the sources of meteorites that fall to Earth.

By Nola Taylor Redd | Dec. 5, 2019 | bbcnews
~8 mins   

Tags: asteroids

Hungry North Pole explorers Horn and Ousland near end of epic trek

The Norwegian-South African duo are tired and hungry after trekking hundreds of miles.

BBC Science News | Dec. 5, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: climate-change

Genetics can play key role in saving trees

Tree conservation strategies based on genetic data are best suited for landscapes affected by a rapidly changing climate, a study suggests.

By Mark Kinver | Dec. 5, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   


Plastic pollution has killed half a million hermit crabs, study says

As plastic piles up on beaches, hermit crabs are getting trapped in plastic containers and killed.

By Kelsey Vlamis | Dec. 5, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: oceans plastic-pollution plastic

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