Humans 'sole culprits' in US parrot extinction

A study of North America's only native parrot confirms its disappearance was down to humans alone.

By Paul Rincon | Dec. 13, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: evolution wildlife animals genetics dna united-states hunting genome catalonia spain extinction birds

Stars align for epic space missions

Athena and Lisa, two major astronomy projects of the 2030s, should launch within a year of each other.

By Jonathan Amos | Nov. 28, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: space-exploration earth-observation european-space-agency spain

Spain alarmed by French bear's attacks on sheep

France released two brown bears in the Pyrenees - but one has now killed eight sheep in Spain.

BBC Science News | May 17, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: environment animals bears france conservation spain slovenia

Wandering males transformed Spain's DNA

An ancient mass migration transformed the genetic make-up of people in Iberia, a new DNA study reveals.

By Paul Rincon | March 15, 2019 | bbcnews
~8 mins   

Tags: archaeology genetics gibraltar portugal spain andorra

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