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Evidence suggests microplastics in water pose ‘minimal health risk’

August 22, 2019 - 7:01am
The World Health Organization says its findings are based on the "limited information" available.
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Rivers used as 'open sewers', says WWF charity

August 22, 2019 - 1:19am
The WWF said it was "very unlikely" that pollution reduction targets would be met without new laws.
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What is 'blobology' and how is it transforming biology?

August 22, 2019 - 12:24am
Spectacular images from a new microscope spark a "revolution" in biology
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Hampshire lab tests water quality every day of the year

August 22, 2019 - 12:08am
A Hampshire lab tests tap water quality for 2.2 million people across the south east every day.
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Ditch cars to meet climate change targets, say MPs

August 22, 2019 - 12:01am
MPs say people will have to stop driving if the UK is to meet its Zero Carbon goals by 2050.
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Amazon fires: Record number burning in Brazil rainforest - space agency

August 21, 2019 - 3:38pm
Fires in the Amazon have risen 84% amid growing deforestation, Brazil's space research agency says.
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Titanic sub dive reveals parts are being lost to sea

August 21, 2019 - 2:00pm
The first people to dive down to the Titanic in nearly 15 years say some parts of the wreck have been lost to the sea.
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Sub dive reveals Titanic wreck is deteriorating

August 21, 2019 - 2:00pm
For the first time in 15 years divers have explored the Titanic wreck and say it is deteriorating.
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Millions of old gadgets 'stockpiled in drawers'

August 21, 2019 - 1:15am
Public urged to "recycle their tech" as rare, valuable materials in millions of old devices languish in UK homes.
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The Cold War spy technology which we all use

August 21, 2019 - 12:21am
Radio-frequency identification, famously used to bug the US embassy in Moscow, is a cheap way to track objects and data.
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Ready to upgrade? What to do about your old phone

August 21, 2019 - 12:01am
Unwanted devices can contain elements that the world is running out of - so how can you help?
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Does the future of farming exist beneath city streets?

August 21, 2019 - 12:01am
In a disused air raid shelter one company is growing crops, but what are the pros and cons of vertical farming?
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G7 summit: Inside the climate activist training camp

August 21, 2019 - 12:01am
Campaign groups in France are teaching people how to protest effectively, ahead of the G7 summit.
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Former Farc rebels become eco-warriors to stop deforestation in the Amazon

August 21, 2019 - 12:01am
Ex-Farc rebels in Colombia, who spent decades fighting the government over land and power, have reinvented themselves as eco-warriors protecting the Amazon from illegal logging.
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Fracking: UK shale reserves may be smaller than previously estimated

August 20, 2019 - 4:01pm
Previous research suggested 50 years of shale gas under the UK, but a new study says it could be less than 10.
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Hawaii protests continue against a volcano telescope

August 20, 2019 - 1:01pm
Celebrities have joined protestors in Hawaii as a campaign to stop the building of a telescope on a volcano enters its sixth week.
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Nasa confirms ocean moon mission

August 20, 2019 - 12:50pm
Scientists working on a mission to the ocean moon of Europa can proceed with the final design and construction of the spacecraft, Nasa has said.
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Chandrayaan-2: India spacecraft begins orbiting Moon

August 20, 2019 - 11:41am
The $145m Chandrayaan-2 aims to become the first space mission to land on the Moon's south pole.
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Climate change: Iceland holds funeral for melted glacier

August 20, 2019 - 9:38am
It's thought Okjokull is the country's first glacier to be lost as a result of climate change, following the hottest July ever recorded.
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When an ethical vegan met a sheep farmer...

August 20, 2019 - 12:01am
Many vegans boycott woollen clothing on the basis that it is cruel to sheep.
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