Seven Worlds, One Planet: 'Gorgeous' nature series gets five-star reviews

Critics call Sir David Attenborough's new nature series "breathtaking" and "visually magnificent".

BBC Science News | Oct. 28, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: nature david-attenborough

Migrating Russian eagles run up huge data roaming charges

Russian scientists tracking eagles got huge SMS bills when some birds flew to Iran and Pakistan.

BBC Science News | Oct. 25, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: nature russia iran kazakhstan wildlife-conservation

Why this woman hates to hear about 'big bad wolf'

The leashed beasts may look like large powerful dogs, but they still have the wild heart of a wolf.

By Dhruti Shah | Oct. 16, 2019 | bbcnews
~8 mins   

Tags: nature united-states wolves dogs walking colorado women

'Alarming' extinction threat to Europe's trees

Half of tree species found only on the European continent face extinction, including the conker tree.

By Helen Briggs | Sept. 27, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: environment nature biodiversity

Big Butterfly Count: Fine weather boosts species in UK

Survey finds many common species of butterfly enjoyed a good summer this year.

BBC Science News | Sept. 13, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: nature butterflies insects

Farmers 'misunderstand' Wales rewilding project

Plans to restore ecosystems in the countryside will support landowners, its director says.

BBC Science News | Sept. 12, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: nature llanidloes agriculture local-government

Tiffany Francis-Baker: How forests shaped our literary heritage and inspired a nation

One-hundred years after the Forestry Commission was set up, a writer reflects on the creative power of trees.

By Helen Briggs | Aug. 31, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: nature

Seal sculpture made from Essex beach plastic rubbish

The plastic waste collected from one beach is "the tip of the iceberg", the artist says.

BBC Science News | Aug. 25, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: environment nature seals recycling walton-on-the-naze

Rivers used as 'open sewers', says WWF charity

The WWF said it was "very unlikely" that pollution reduction targets would be met without new laws.

By Daniel Wainwright & Paul Bradshaw | Aug. 22, 2019
~9 mins |

Tags:  environment  rivers  anglian-water  water-pollution  river-thames  severn-trent  northumbrian-water  environment-agency  world-wildlife-fund-for-nature-wwf  water

Rhino release: European parks bring animals to Rwanda

Five critically endangered rhinos from European zoos are flown to Rwanda to be released into the wild.

By Victoria Gill | June 25, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: wildlife environment nature rhinos rwanda conservation

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