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Farne Island puffin population drop sparks concern

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 04:29
Initial findings in the National Trust's five-yearly survey suggest an overall decline of 12%.

Car dealer tactics stall electric car sales

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 00:58
"Dismissive" dealers are a major barrier to boosting sales of electric cars says a new study.

Car dealer tactics stall electric car sales

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 00:58
"Dismissive" dealers are a major barrier to boosting sales of electric cars says a new study.

Risk of water shortages for England warns Environment Agency

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 06:05
Enough water to meet the needs of 20 million people is lost through leakage every day, the report says.

Risk of water shortages for England warns Environment Agency

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 06:05
Enough water to meet the needs of 20 million people is lost through leakage every day, the report says.

Loch Ness Monster: DNA tests may offer new clue

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 04:24
DNA research team say sampling of Loch Ness could uncover evidence of new creatures.

Loch Ness Monster: DNA tests may offer new clue

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 04:24
DNA research team say sampling of Loch Ness could uncover evidence of new creatures.

Hawaiian volcano: What are vog and laze?

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:34
Making sense of the Hawaiian volcano with the help of volcanologist Evgenia Ilyinskaya.

This is why those lynx are shrieking

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 14:36
A pair of Canada lynx have been caught on camera "screaming" at each other.

Grace mission launches to weigh Earth's water

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 13:17
The joint US-German Grace satellites go into orbit to monitor Earth's most important resource.

Grace mission launches to weigh Earth's water

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 13:17
The joint US-German Grace satellites go into orbit to monitor Earth's most important resource.

'Rare' birth of live reindeer twins in Cairngorms

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 06:12
Previously twins born in the herd in the Cairngorms have been stillborn or died shortly after birth.

'Rare' birth of live reindeer twins in Cairngorms

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 06:12
Previously twins born in the herd in the Cairngorms have been stillborn or died shortly after birth.

Air pollution plans to tackle wood burners

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 01:44
Critics of the government proposals say they put too much responsibility on local councils.

Air pollution plans to tackle wood burners

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 01:44
Critics of the government proposals say they put too much responsibility on local councils.

'Living fossil' giant salamander heading for extinction

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 17:21
The world's largest amphibian is in "catastrophic" decline, with probably only a handful left in the wild.

'Living fossil' giant salamander heading for extinction

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 17:21
The world's largest amphibian is in "catastrophic" decline, with probably only a handful left in the wild.

Malaria genetics: study shows how disease became deadly

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 17:20
A genetic study reveals the secrets of how malaria evolved to be a killer of humans.

Malaria genetics: study shows how disease became deadly

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 17:20
A genetic study reveals the secrets of how malaria evolved to be a killer of humans.

Fatal confusion

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 16:05
Drivers may be confusing autonomous cars with driver assistance technology, with sometimes fatal consequences.