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Environment Agency workers strike over pay

Fri, 04/14/2023 - 21:27
Workers responsible for protecting England's environment stage a three day walkout over low pay.
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Yellow dust: Sandstorms bring misery from China to South Korea

Thu, 04/13/2023 - 23:57
Sandstorms are an annual ordeal in north-east Asia but that does not make it easier for millions.
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North Sea oil spills exceed safe level - activists

Thu, 04/13/2023 - 12:47
Data and satellite images show oil spills over five years that threaten species like orca whales.
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Nasa-JPL snake robot explores extreme terrain

Thu, 04/13/2023 - 02:30
Nasa-JPL is developing a snake robot surveyor to search for signs of life in our universe
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Ever wonder what it's like to live on Mars?

Wed, 04/12/2023 - 04:21
For a full year, four people will live in a simulation of the planet to help Nasa prepare for human exploration there.
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Climate change: Fossil fuel emissions from electricity set to fall - report

Wed, 04/12/2023 - 02:19
Rise in wind and solar energy means that use of coal, oil and gas may have peaked for energy production.
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Poultry to be allowed outside as bird flu eases

Tue, 04/11/2023 - 19:22
The mandatory housing order for England and Wales will lift on April 18
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Virgin Orbit boss blasts leaders in parting email

Wed, 04/05/2023 - 12:19
Tony Gingiss, chief operating officer at the rocket firm, tells staff they "deserved better".
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Plymouth scientist Imogen Napper: Why I joined battle to beat space junk

Fri, 03/31/2023 - 08:11
Space debris falling to Earth puts fighting orbiting debris into sharp focus for Plymouth scientist.
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Claude Lorius: Pioneering French climate change scientist dies aged 91

Fri, 03/24/2023 - 08:37
His expeditions to Antarctica helped prove that humans were responsible for global warming.
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UN warns against 'vampiric' global water use

Wed, 03/22/2023 - 07:16
A new report warning of "endemic" water scarcity is released ahead of a three-day water summit.
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UN climate report: Scientists release 'survival guide' to avert climate disaster

Mon, 03/20/2023 - 21:22
Technology is providing solutions but the climate forecast is worsening, scientists say in major report.
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Five things we've learned from UN climate report

Mon, 03/20/2023 - 21:14
BBC environment correspondent Matt McGrath outlines the key takeaways from the latest IPCC report.
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Extreme weather: What is it and how is it connected to climate change?

Mon, 03/20/2023 - 13:04
Heatwaves, wildfires, floods and droughts highlight how extreme weather is linked to climate change.
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Ocean treaty: Historic agreement reached after decade of talks

Sun, 03/05/2023 - 06:55
Countries have reached a landmark agreement to help put 30% of the world's oceans into protection.
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The mission to save the biggest frog on earth

Sun, 02/26/2023 - 03:37
One man's bid to learn the secrets of the endangered frog that grows to the size of a domestic cat.
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H5N1: Cambodian girl dies in rare bird flu case

Fri, 02/24/2023 - 11:47
It is the first known human transmission of bird flu in the South East Asian nation since 2014.
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England's archaeological history gathers dust as museums fill up

Fri, 02/24/2023 - 07:21
Experts say time is running out to solve the storage crisis that has long plagued archaeology.
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Dark Skies: Welsh island is first sanctuary in Europe

Thu, 02/23/2023 - 09:16
Ynys Enlli, also known as Bardsey Island, officially has one of the best night skies in the world.
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Heat pumps: Lords slam 'failing' green heating scheme

Wed, 02/22/2023 - 03:52
Government unlikely to meet its green heating targets as take-up of the grant scheme is so low.
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