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UK ‘likely’ to host critical climate conference next year

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Thousands of negotiators and campaigners gather at the annual Conference of the Parties The UK looks set to be the host of a...

Atlantic Ocean ‘running out of breath’

Media caption‘Safe havens’ for marine life will be identified in the ecosystem of the Atlantic Ocean A huge international research programme has been...

MPs call for end to ‘throwaway clothes’ era

Image copyright Getty Images A report by MPs has urged the UK government to end the era of throwaway clothes and poor working conditions in the fashion supply chain. The...

‘Boaty McBoatface’ maps deep ocean water

Image copyright P.Abrahamsen/BAS Image caption The expedition was the new sub’s first major scientific outing Intrepid submarine Boaty McBoatface has made its...

The family-of-four living off-grid

Media captionThe Watkinson family live self sufficiently in Wales The government proposes reducing UK greenhouse gas emissions to almost zero by 2050, under a new plan...

Saving sharks: One woman’s mission to protect the hammerhead

Image copyright Edward Herreo Mision Swimming off Cocos Island in the Pacific Ocean, Ilena Zanella had her first close encounter with hammerhead sharks. As social...

‘Cryoegg’ to explore under Greenland Ice Sheet

Media captionDr Liz Bagshaw: “The models have essentially been working blind” UK scientists head to Greenland this week to trial new sensors that can be...

How to design a superfast car… in the real world

Image copyright BLOODHOUND LSR Image caption World’s fastest car driver: Andy Green hopes to be running later this year A British team is developing a car that...

The man who helped feed the world

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Norman Borlaug is credited with saving millions of people from starvation In the early 1900s, newlyweds Cathy and Cappy Jones...

Why is so much of the US under water?

Media captionMissouri farm in floodwaters Five hundred acres of Blake Hurst’s farm in Westboro, Missouri, are under water. “In the first round of flooding,...