UK allows emergency use of bee-harming pesticide

In 2018, the EU and UK imposed an almost-total ban because of the serious damage it could cause.

Jan. 11, 2021 ~3 min

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Katie Mack: 'Knowing how the universe will end is freeing'

Astrophysicist Katie Mack has been researching The End of Everything.

By Kameron Virk • bbcnews
Aug. 3, 2020 ~5 min

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The perfume makers that can't smell a thing

Perfumers are using AI to create millions of scents, but will it replace the traditional methods?

By Suzanne Bearne • bbcnews
July 13, 2020 ~8 min

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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 • bbcnews
Dec. 6, 2019 ~6 min

 life  sustainable-living  christmas  lifestyle  christmas-trees

Vaping nearly killed me, says British teenager

Vaping caused a catastrophic reaction in Ewan Fisher's lungs that meant he could not breathe.

By James Gallagher • bbcnews
Nov. 12, 2019 ~8 min

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Diabulimia: NHS cash to treat type 1 diabetes eating disorder

Zohra says treatment for the type 1 diabetes eating disorder has saved her life.

By Tracy Ollerenshaw • bbcnews
Feb. 28, 2019 ~5 min

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Sex education: Menstrual health to be taught in school by 2020

"My experience at school would be very different now," says Alice Smith, who suffers with endometriosis.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 25, 2019 ~5 min

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‘Welcome to my high-fashion, trash shopping mall’

Anna Bergstrom runs a shopping mall in Sweden where everything for sale is recycled. Her goal is to make sustainable shopping fashionable.

By Dougal Shaw • bbcnews
Jan. 29, 2019 ~8 min

 recycling  life  sweden  retailing  inspiring-stories