'Triple whammy' threatens UN action on climate change

Efforts by Saudi Arabia, the EU and Japan are seen as part of a backlash against UN climate action.

By Matt McGrath | June 26, 2019 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

Tags: un-climate-change-conference-2018

'Jet in a box' powers remote Halley Antarctic base

Engineers succeed in automating science experiments at the UK's Halley research station.

By Jonathan Amos | June 25, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: earth-science antarctic

Nasa puts up deep-space atomic clock

The miniaturised timepiece will be used to overhaul deep-space navigation if it proves its worth.

By Jonathan Amos | June 25, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   


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

Raspberry Pi used to steal data from Nasa lab

Lax security at a Nasa lab let a hacker lurk on the agency's network for almost a year, says report.

BBC Science News | June 24, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: cyber-attacks united-states nasa california

Nasa's Curiosity Mars rover senses methane spike

Nasa's Mars robot records its largest measurement yet of methane in the Red Planet's air.

BBC Science News | June 24, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: geology mars space-exploration nasa curiosity-rover

Climate change: Cashing in on CO2

Scientists say carbon dioxide can be used to benefit humanity instead of overheating the planet.

By Roger Harrabin | June 23, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: climate-change

'Friendly' bacteria could help save frogs from disease

A discovery by UK scientists could help save species such as the European common frog from extinction

By Helen Briggs | June 22, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: bacteria exeter university-of-exeter amphibians zoological-society-of-london

British orchids thriving in Dunstable Downs 'sunken trails'

Eight species of British orchid are flourishing on historical sheep-driving pathways.

BBC Science News | June 21, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: nature luton dunstable sharpenhoe

The chart that defines our warming world

Communicating what's meant by climate change in one simple, easy to understand visualisation.

By Jonathan Amos | June 21, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: climate-change

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