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Image of Madagascan snake wins 2019 British Ecological Society photography competition

BBC Science & Environment - Mon, 12/02/2019 - 10:01
The Malagasy tree boa is under threat from poaching and fires.

Climate change: COP25 island nation in 'fight to death'

BBC Science & Environment - Mon, 12/02/2019 - 07:19
The president of the Marshall Islands tells a summit that rising tides threaten its existence.

India tiger on 'longest walk ever' for mate and prey

BBC Science & Environment - Mon, 12/02/2019 - 04:59
The tiger has traversed 1,300km in five months, the furthest a big cat is known to have walked in India.

Climate change: Study underpins key idea in Antarctic ice loss

BBC Science & Environment - Mon, 12/02/2019 - 00:55
The notion that thinning ice shelves enable glacier speed-up and mass loss is cemented.

200 countries meet in Madrid for climate change discussions

BBC Science & Environment - Mon, 12/02/2019 - 00:09
Almost 200 countries are meeting in Madrid to discuss what they're doing to tackle climate change.

Chennai: Children play as 'toxic' foam blankets Indian beach

BBC Science & Environment - Sun, 12/01/2019 - 20:20
The foam is said to be caused by pollutants in sewage mixing with sea water and frothed by waves.

Sperm whale dies with 100kg 'litter ball' in its stomach

BBC Science & Environment - Sun, 12/01/2019 - 18:25
Fishing nets and rope were among the debris found inside the whale which stranded on the Isle of Harris.

Climate change: Critical year for climate change starts in Madrid

BBC Science & Environment - Sun, 12/01/2019 - 17:09
Delegates from almost 200 countries meet in the Spanish capital on Monday.

Climate defenders: Taking wind power to another level

BBC Science & Environment - Sun, 12/01/2019 - 17:01
Henrik Stiesdal has been thinking about wind turbines since he was a teenager.

Cosmic Crisp: New apple launched that 'lasts for a year'

BBC Science & Environment - Sat, 11/30/2019 - 22:05
The new fruit took US scientists two decades to develop and the launch cost $10m (£7.9m).

Teen engineer: 'Let me introduce you to my laboratory'

BBC Science & Environment - Sat, 11/30/2019 - 17:13
Fifteen-year-old Cheikh Bamba Diaby got into robotics after he had to unblock his sister's mobile phone.
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