BBC News - Science & Environment
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The robotic Chang'e-5 probe starts work to gather lunar samples it can send to Earth for study.
The discovery is expected to advance medical research in treating disease.
Provisional figures indicate that 2020 will be one of the hottest in a record dating back to 1850.
High resolution imagery shows ocean waves are taking their toll on the giant ice block called A68a.
Secretary General Antonio Guterres says our "war" on the natural world will come back to haunt us.
Experts call for urgent action to protect England's smallest freshwater sites, from ponds to streams.
The telescope was used in decades of astronomical discoveries and as a backdrop for Hollywood films.
The robotic Chang'e-5 mission makes a soft landing on the lunar nearside.
The business secretary is heading up next year's COP 26 climate summit alongside his cabinet role.
The prime minister's recent climate plan won’t do enough to curb UK emissions, an analysis says.
A powerful telescope in Australia gives a glimpse of three million galaxies in record time.
Moves by China, along with the election of Joe Biden, make temperature targets more achievable.
Destruction of the rainforest increased by 9.5% compared to the previous 12 months, new data shows.
The advance is expected to accelerate research into a host of human diseases, including Covid-19.
Nemonte Nenquimo is one of the six environmental leaders to be awarded this year's Goldman Prize.
British Lithium is prospecting in the county to find economically viable seams of the element.
The government says the post-Brexit plans for farm payments are the most significant for 50 years.
Homes for these "ultimate environmental engineers" have been set up in enclosures across England.
Wayne Ting, chief executive of e-scooter firm Lime, says there's room for improvement.
The key missions recording the loss of thickness in glaciers and sea-ice won't last the decade.