Science & Environment

Science & Environment

The effects of air pollution on human health

People with lung conditions describe the impact air pollution has on their health. Read More source

Read More »
Science & Environment

UK government to bring in new controls on plastic items

In a bid to limit ocean pollution, the government will introduce new controls on single use plastic items. Read More…

Read More »
Science & Environment

Driverless cars: Cambridge University model cars ‘talk’ to avoid jams

Researchers say it shows driverless cars working together could improve traffic flow by at least 35%. Read More source

Read More »
Science & Environment

Single mum’s Nasa internship funded by strangers

A single mother almost missed out on a coveted Nasa internship until strangers stepped in to help. Read More source

Read More »
Science & Environment

Spain alarmed by French bear’s attacks on sheep

France released two brown bears in the Pyrenees – but one has now killed eight sheep in Spain. Read More…

Read More »
Science & Environment

Is there a problem with salmon farming?

Marine biologist and diver David Ainsley is concerned about the effect fish farms have on marine life. Read More source

Read More »
Science & Environment

Brazil’s Vale warns another mining dam at risk of collapse

A mining dam could collapse as early as next week, months after a similar disaster killed 230 people. Read More…

Read More »
Science & Environment

Scientists: Why we should appreciate wasps

Wasps are seen as ‘bothersome and pointless’ and not given the attention they deserve – researchers. Read More source

Read More »
Science & Environment

Plastic pollution: Flip-flop tide engulfs ‘paradise’ island

Up to a million shoes are among the tide of plastic debris washed up on an Australian island say scientists.…

Read More »
Science & Environment

We cannot evict birds with netting, say MPs

A petition signed by 350,000 people calls for “netting” of trees and hedges to be a criminal offence. Read More…

Read More »
Science & Environment

Compassionate conservation is ‘seriously flawed’

The idea that you cannot kill any animal is “fatally flawed” as a conservation concept, scientists argue. Read More source

Read More »
Science & Environment

What’s it like to be bitten by a bedbug?

The blood-sucking parasites have been around for at least 115 million years, according to a recent study. Read More source

Read More »
Science & Environment

Mars: The box seeking to answer the biggest question

Europe prepares to send technology to Mars to look for evidence that there is life on the planet. Read More…

Read More »
Science & Environment

Meet the Arctic farmer hoping to make his town more sustainable

How is this man growing vegetables in the most northerly major human settlement on Earth. Read More source

Read More »
Science & Environment

Crickets have hit the high street – can they save the planet?

A London food chain is now including insects on its menu but can eating insects help save the planet? Read…

Read More »
Science & Environment

Will India energy pledges lead to CO2 rise?

India’s political parties promise free electricity to farmers and ambitious infrastructure projects. Read More source

Read More »
Science & Environment

Antarctica: Thousands of emperor penguin chicks wiped out

The second largest emperor penguin colony in Antarctica disappears, satellite images show. Read More source

Read More »
Science & Environment

Artificial life form given ‘synthetic DNA’

UK scientists have created an artificial version of the stomach bug E. coli that is based on an entirely synthetic…

Read More »
Close

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker