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Climate change: Earthquake 'hack' reveals scale of ocean warming

September 17, 2020 - 7:14pm
Using sound waves from underwater earthquakes, researchers can more accurately measure sea temperatures.
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Why forest fires in Siberia, Russia threaten us all

September 17, 2020 - 12:43pm
Scientists say wildfires in Siberia, Russia, have been releasing record amounts of greenhouse gases, contributing to global warming.
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'Boring' research reveals what lies beneath Glasgow

September 17, 2020 - 12:51am
Renewable energy study looks into the secrets of the rocks on which the city's east end stands.
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Plastic pollution: Washed clothing's synthetic mountain of 'fluff'

September 16, 2020 - 7:00pm
Scientists calculate how many tiny fibres our polyester and nylon garments lose in the wash.
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Plug-in hybrids are a 'wolf in sheep's clothing'

September 16, 2020 - 10:48am
Although marketed as a green option, the cars cause more polluting than is claimed, campaigners say.
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Experts call for new era for wildlife in UK

September 16, 2020 - 3:35am
Conservation experts urge the prime minister to take a lead on reversing the decline in nature.
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UK Space Agency funds tech for orbital awareness

September 16, 2020 - 12:33am
Grants will promote ideas to detect, characterise and track the millions of objects moving overhead.
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Bear from Ice Age found 'completely preserved' in Russian Arctic

September 15, 2020 - 4:04pm
The ancient bear, unearthed by reindeer herders, has been hailed as a find of "great importance".
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Extinction: Urgent change needed to save species, says UN

September 15, 2020 - 2:15pm
Humanity is at a crossroads and action is needed to slow nature's accelerating decline, says the UN.
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Gene editing to produce 'super dad' livestock

September 15, 2020 - 12:56am
Modified animals could improve sustainable meat production, but safety and ethical issues remain.
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Ship with no crew to sail across the Atlantic

September 15, 2020 - 12:03am
A full-size, crewless research ship is to make one of the world's first autonomous transatlantic voyages.
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Venus: Will private firms win the race to the fiery planet?

September 14, 2020 - 4:23pm
With interest in the possibility of life at Venus, there's an imperative to get more spacecraft to the planet.
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Is there life floating in the clouds of Venus?

September 14, 2020 - 4:06pm
Telescope observations spy a gas high in the atmosphere of Venus that on Earth is made by microbes.
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Google says its carbon footprint is now zero

September 14, 2020 - 11:37am
The technology giant has also pledged to be using only carbon-free energy by 2030.
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Humpback whales enter crocodile river 'in Australian first'

September 14, 2020 - 5:54am
At least one humpback whale remains in the Australian river after getting lost.
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Climate change: Warmth shatters section of Greenland ice shelf

September 14, 2020 - 2:29am
A big chunk of ice breaks away from the Arctic's largest remaining ice shelf - 79N, or Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden.
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Give us green post-Covid recovery, urges CBI boss

September 14, 2020 - 12:01am
The head of the industry body is urging government to create new green jobs to lift productivity.
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Coronavirus: Disposable masks 'causing enormous plastic waste'

September 13, 2020 - 9:12am
The government is urged to do more to get people to wear reusable, washable face coverings.
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Brian Cox and Adele's producer Paul Epworth discuss music and the cosmos

September 13, 2020 - 12:35am
How do physics and space travel inspire musicians? Award-winning producer Paul Epworth finds out.
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US wildfires fuelled by climate change, California governor says

September 12, 2020 - 12:13pm
The fires raging in three states show that the climate debate "is over", California's governor says.
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