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Bloodhound land speed racer blasts to 628mph
The British jet-powered car goes faster still during trials on a dried-out lakebed in South Africa.
Sentinel for sea-level rise enters testing
The satellite that will maintain the "gold standard" measurement of ocean height is nearly complete.
'Alarm' over winter flood prospects in England
The Environment Agency is worried about further flooding this winter after near-record rainfall.
Analysis: Large-scale tree planting 'no easy task'
Trees are the latest green battleground in the election campaign, writes BBC Science editor David Shukman.
Leaf blowers fatal to declining insects, Germans w
The government says leaf blowers are "fatal to insects", which are in dramatic decline in Germany.
Nasa probes oxygen mystery on Mars
The oxygen in Martian air is changing in a way that can't currently be explained by known chemical processes.
General election 2019: Lib Dems pledge 100bn clim
Plan to "decarbonise capitalism" would be funded by extra borrowing and tax changes, party says.
Black Friday: Brands opt out for environment reaso
More than 300 fashion brands pledge to not participate in Black Friday because it's not good for the planet.
Thousands of homes to be built in flood zones
Almost 10,000 new homes could be built on some of the most flood-prone areas of England.
Secrets of the largest ape that ever lived
The fossilised tooth of a mysterious extinct ape is shedding new light on the evolution of great apes.
Western plastics 'poisoning Indonesian food chain'
Chicken eggs were found to contain 70 times the level allowed under European safety standards.
Ebola vaccine approved as second jab trialled
A second Ebola vaccine is to be offered to thousands of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Electric car future may depend on deep sea mining
Demand is soaring for the metal cobalt, an essential ingredient in batteries and abundant on the seabed.
Netherlands forced to slash speed limit to reduce
The daytime motorway limit will be cut to 100km/h (62 mph) in a bid to tackle a pollution crisis.
Greta Thunberg to sail to Spain climate summit wit
The 16-year-old climate activist will sail from the US to Madrid for the COP25 summit.
Hayabusa-2: Japan spacecraft leaves asteroid to he
Hayabusa-2 will return with samples of the asteroid after its yearlong journey back to Earth.
Venice floods: Climate change behind highest tide
A state of disaster is declared as the Italian city is hit with a high tide of more than 1.87m.
Climate change: Warming signal links global floods
Scientists say rising temperatures are having a big influence on the scale and frequency of extreme weather events.
Is China gaining an edge in artificial intelligenc
The US-China over artificial intelligence is heating up, but some warn the US could be over-reacting.
Bloodhound diary: Racing at over 500mph
Land speed record holder Andy Green finally gets to drive the Bloodhound car across the Kalahari.
Could the world cope if GPS stopped working?
Despite widespread reliance on the system, there is no universal plan to deal with GPS disruption.
General election 2019: How big an issue is climate
Polling suggests the environment is a concern for more voters than ever - but by the end of the campaign will politicians be answering their questions?
Behind the wheel of a hydrogen-powered car
Hydrogen cars are green, quick to refuel and have range, so why are battery cars way ahead of them?
Leonardo Di Caprio: 'Greta Thunberg a leader of ou
Hollywood star says he's optimistic about the future because of climate activist's campaigning.
Doubts grow over UK environment protection post-Br
Concerns have been raised over how a government established watchdog will enforce new green targets.
The battle to break plastic's bonds
US chemists have turned plastic into motor oil, but the scientific battle to break down the tide of plastic waste continues.
Climate Change: How did a hacking scandal impact c
What happened after a data hack suggested that climate change caused by humans is a hoax?
Could 'invisible barcodes' revolutionise recycling
A pilot is in progress to see if invisible barcodes on packaging can improve recycling rates.
Could digging up the ocean floor help save the pla
The seabed is rich in metals, but what damage could mining it cause?
Philippines: The boy diving for plastic
Ranniel dives into one of Manila's most polluted rivers for less than two dollars a day.
The 'Bloodhound' supercar aiming to break the land
The BBC met the driver of Bloodhound - part racing car and part spaceship - during testing in South Africa.



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