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SpaceX to practise emergency crew capsule escape

Image copyright SPACEX Image caption Artwork: Powerful thrusters should push the Dragon capsule clear of the rocketAmerica aims to take another step on Saturday towards...

‘Resistant’ trees planted in Hampshire in ash dieback fight

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Ash dieback has devastated trees across EuropeA planting scheme has begun to grow trees that it is hoped...

Dinosaur extinction: ‘Asteroid strike was real culprit’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProf Paul Wilson: "The impact event is exactly contemporaneous with the extinction"Was it the asteroid or...

Australia fires: ‘Apocalypse’ comes to Kangaroo Island

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rescuers have scoured fire-ravaged Kangaroo Island for surviving wildlifeKangaroo Island in South Australia has been likened to a Noah's...

Climate change: Citizens’ jury prepares to tackle climate change

Image copyright AFPShould aviation be taxed more? Should SUVs be banned? Should wind power be subsidised by taxpayers? These are some of the climate change-related...

Climate change: Can Glasgow go carbon neutral?

A number of British cities aim to go carbon neutral by 2030 to fight climate change. Glasgow – which will host a major United Nations...

New maps reveal Scotland’s seabird breeding hotspots

Image copyright RSPB Scotland Image caption Data about the razorbill was included in the mapsMaps identifying the breeding hotspots of some of the most threatened...

‘Rosalind Franklin’ Mars rover edges closer to launch

Image copyright AIRBUS Image caption Some systems tests remain and then Rosalind Franklin will be readyEurope's Mars rover, Rosalind Franklin, has just completed a key...

What is climate change? A really simple guide

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOur Planet Matters: Climate change explainedScientists say global warming could have a catastrophic effect on the...

Sir David Attenborough blasts inaction on climate change

The naturalist Sir David Attenborough has warned that "the moment of crisis has come". In an interview with the BBC, the broadcaster said the growing...
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