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Plastic recycling firms accused of abusing market

Image copyright Getty Images The plastics recycling industry faces an investigation amid reports firms are illegally profiting from the market and in some cases...

Jurassic-era piranha is world’s earliest flesh-eating fish

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hollywood has rather overstated the reputation of today’s piranhas Scientists have unearthed the fossilised remains of a...

Mission to Mercury: BepiColombo spacecraft ready for launch

Image copyright ESA Image caption The BepiColombo spacecraft will take seven years to get to Mercury Europe and Japan are set to launch their joint mission to Mercury,...

UK steps towards zero-carbon economy

Image copyright Getty Images The UK is taking a tentative step towards a radical “green” future with zero emissions of greenhouse gases. The government is...

Olive Harrisson: Story of unsung gardener revealed

Image copyright RHS Lindley Collections Image caption Olive with her son, John, in a garden The story first came to light in a box of archives held by the Royal...

US senator Elizabeth Warren faces backlash after indigenous DNA claim

Image copyright Getty Images US Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren is facing a backlash after revealing a DNA test, which she says validates her claims of Native...

Ian Kiernan: The man who wanted to clean up the world

Image copyright Fairfax Media/Getty Images Image caption Ian Kiernan founded a global anti-litter campaign Prominent environmentalist Ian Kiernan, the founder of an...

A long walk: New insight into history of dogs and humans

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dogs have been going on walkies for a very long time Dogs were part of a key moment in human history – when our...

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Gazing monkeys image wins

Image copyright Marsel van Oosten / WPY Two snub-nosed monkeys are pictured resting on a stone and staring intently into the distance. What are they looking at, and what...

Would you eat slaughter-free meat?

Media captionThese chicken nuggets were grown in a lab from cells taken from a living animal There’s a looming crisis over the world’s growing appetite for...