Blue Planet II: Why Sir David will never tire of his work

The great naturalist tells our science editor David Shukman why he'll never tire of his work.

Posted on: 22 October 2017 | 7:03 pm

More acidic oceans 'will affect all sea life'

The eight-year study finds infant sea creatures will be especially harmed by more acidic oceans.

Posted on: 22 October 2017 | 6:01 pm

The place spacecraft go to die

Why one of the Earth's most remote places is the preferred place to dump space junk.

Posted on: 20 October 2017 | 6:26 pm

Pollution hot spots around the world

What's it like to live somewhere like Beijing, where you can even see pollution with the naked eye?

Posted on: 20 October 2017 | 11:37 am

Puppy dog eyes are for human benefit, say scientists

Researchers investigate how dogs change their expressions in response to their owners.

Posted on: 20 October 2017 | 6:59 am

Colombia vets nurse tiny spider monkey back to health

Vets in Colombia are nursing a tiny spider monkey back to health.

Posted on: 20 October 2017 | 5:01 am

A brief history of the Earth's CO2

Prof Joanna Haigh from Imperial College London explains why this gas has played a crucial role in shaping the Earth's climate.

Posted on: 19 October 2017 | 7:15 am

Alarm over decline in flying insects

Flying insects have declined by more than 75% in 30 years in German nature reserves, alarming ecologists.

Posted on: 19 October 2017 | 2:07 am

Stonehenge builders 'ate food from Scotland'

Animals were transported from as far away as the north east of Scotland to the Neolithic site in Wiltshire.

Posted on: 18 October 2017 | 6:50 pm

Photo of butchered rhino wins top award

A shocking image of a dehorned black rhino makes Brent Stirton Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

Posted on: 17 October 2017 | 7:14 pm

'Big, bad wolf' image flawed - scientists

New research casts doubt on the idea that dogs are naturally more tolerant and friendly than wolves.

Posted on: 16 October 2017 | 3:35 pm

Neutron stars: 'Hear' the mighty cosmic collision

Scientists convert the gravitational wave signal from merging neutron stars into sound.

Posted on: 16 October 2017 | 10:44 am

How this camel ended up in Norway

The Saetereng family are trying to live a sustainable lifestyle in Akkarfjord, northern Norway.

Posted on: 16 October 2017 | 6:57 am

1,000mph 'Bloodhound' rocket car fires up

World Land Speed record holder Andy Green describes the sensation of starting up the Bloodhound supersonic car for the first time.

Posted on: 16 October 2017 | 3:36 am

Floating bin sucking up Portsmouth Harbour's rubbish

The ‘Seabin’ can collect the equivalent of around 83,000 plastic bags a year.

Posted on: 13 October 2017 | 3:38 pm

DNA study provides insight into how to live longer

A year in school adds nearly a year to your life, study in Edinburgh shows.

Posted on: 13 October 2017 | 6:59 am

UK-Dutch-built Sentinel launches to track air quality

Sentinel-5P lifts off from Russia to make 20 million daily observations of pollution across the globe.

Posted on: 13 October 2017 | 6:06 am

Nasa carbon space observatory 'watches Earth breathe'

A US space agency satellite provides new insights on how CO2 is moved through Earth's atmosphere.

Posted on: 13 October 2017 | 6:01 am

Penguins die in 'catastrophic' Antarctic breeding season

Only two chicks survived in a colony of 36,000 in a "catastrophic" breeding season in east Antarctica.

Posted on: 13 October 2017 | 5:36 am

How do you build the next-generation internet?

What will it take to build the ultra-fast internet of the future?

Posted on: 12 October 2017 | 8:01 pm

Clean Growth Plan could see stamp duty incentive for homeowners

The changes are part of the Clean Growth Plan to reduce the UK's greenhouse emissions.

Posted on: 12 October 2017 | 8:30 am

Ozone layer recovery could be delayed by 30 years

Rising global emissions of some chemicals could slow the progress made in healing the ozone layer.

Posted on: 12 October 2017 | 8:00 am

Asteroid close approach to test warning systems

A house-sized asteroid passes close to Earth, allowing scientists to rehearse future strike threats.

Posted on: 12 October 2017 | 1:43 am

Satellites spy Antarctic 'upside-down ice canyon'

An Antarctic ice shelf is shown to have a deep gorge cut in its underside by warm ocean water.

Posted on: 11 October 2017 | 3:03 am

Mass extinctions 'offer cautionary tale'

Past mass extinctions have the potential to guide modern conservation efforts, say scientists.

Posted on: 10 October 2017 | 6:36 pm