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Writing a ‘national anthem' for Mars

January 2, 2020 - 12:01am
A former software analyst and rising opera star has penned a song for the Red Planet.
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Chandrayaan-3: India plans third Moon mission

January 1, 2020 - 1:47pm
Plans for a new mission come months after the Chandrayaan-2 failed to land on the Moon.
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Palau is first country to ban 'reef toxic' sun cream

January 1, 2020 - 5:23am
The move is designed to protect marine life around the Pacific island state.
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Could relatives of measles virus jump from animals to us?

January 1, 2020 - 1:06am
A group of viruses, of which measles is one, are adept at jumping to species barrier.
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Earthshot Prize: William and Kate launch prize to 'repair the Earth'

December 31, 2019 - 3:35pm
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge unveil a global prize to tackle climate issues in the next decade.
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York to ban cars from city centre

December 31, 2019 - 2:38pm
The measure would ban all "non-essential" private car journeys in the city centre by 2023.
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Skomer Island managers seek 'fit and hardy' staff

December 31, 2019 - 1:49pm
The Wildlife Trust is looking to recruit a deputy warden and a visitor officer to work on the island.
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Bank of England chief issues climate change warning

December 30, 2019 - 10:51am
Mark Carney said the financial sector had begun to curb investment in fossil fuels. but slowly.
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When Greta Thunberg met Sir David Attenborough

December 30, 2019 - 8:06am
The teenage activist and veteran naturalist talk to each other for the first time (via Skype).
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Bank of England chief Mark Carney issues climate change warning

December 30, 2019 - 2:38am
The world will face irreversible heating unless financial firms shift priorities, Mark Carney tells the BBC.
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Greta Thunberg's father: 'She is happy, but I worry'

December 30, 2019 - 2:13am
The activist's father says he thought her skipping school to fight climate change was a "bad idea".
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The best space images of 2019

December 30, 2019 - 1:07am
With some blockbuster space missions underway, 2019 saw some amazing images beamed back to Earth.
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Hydrogen-powered drones could point way to future travel

December 30, 2019 - 12:49am
Hydrogen-powered drones have several advantages to lithium ion-powered ones, says Dr Enass Abo-Hamed.
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The best science long reads of 2019

December 29, 2019 - 12:54am
A selection of the best science and environment features published this year.
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Action over roadside rubbish thrown out of car windows

December 29, 2019 - 12:35am
A law could be strengthened to punish people who throw litter out of vehicle windows.
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‘Gardening gives me a lot of peace’

December 29, 2019 - 12:21am
Joanna is an urban gardener trying to reconnect with nature in Singapore.
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Extinction: A million species at risk, so what is saved?

December 28, 2019 - 12:24am
With around one million species at risk, how do conservationists decide what species to save?
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The man who spent 30 years caring for crocodiles in Ethiopia

December 28, 2019 - 12:23am
Tomas Tama has spent 30 years protecting the reptiles in Ethiopia, despite once being bitten.
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Satellite constellations: Astronomers warn of threat to view of Universe

December 27, 2019 - 8:51am
A mission to launch thousands of satellites is about to begin, but scientists say this could affect astronomy.
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Climate change: Migrant species do well in warm and wet UK in 2019

December 27, 2019 - 12:47am
The National Trust says it's been a good year for migrant butterflies but not for water voles.
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