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Five things we’ve learned from nature crisis study

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Global trends for insects are not known, but large declines have been recorded in some locationsThe most comprehensive and...

Nature crisis: Humans ‘threaten 1m species with extinction’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Pollination is vital for food productionOn land, in the seas, in the sky, the devastating impact of humans on...

Trophy hunting: Gove ‘cautious’ over ban on imports

Image copyright AFP / Zimbabwe National Parks Image caption Cecil the lion was killed by a trophy hunter in 2015The UK will not be banning...

Antarctic revealed in sharper 3D view

Image copyright ESA/CRYOTOP/Edinburgh UniEurope's dedicated polar-monitoring satellite has produced its sharpest view yet of the shape of Antarctica. The Cryosat mission has been measuring height...

Jakobshavn Isbrae: Mighty Greenland glacier slams on brakes

By Jonathan Amos BBC Science Correspondent Image copyright Copernicus Sentinel data (2019)/Esa Image caption Jakobshavn in April this year: The glacier is an important drainage...

What does a biodiversity emergency mean for humans?

Hundreds of thousands of different species of animals and plants are facing extinction because of human activity, according to the United Nations. The full report...

Scientists’ hope of growing rare oat seeds 50 years on

Image caption Scientists will study how the oats grow when planted in fields around WalesA trial is hoping to revive traditional varieties of oat...

Apollo Moon landing: The 13 minutes that defined a century

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCommunications were playing up and fuel was running lowThe BBC World Service launches a special podcast...

Medieval manuscript code unlocked by Bristol academic

Image copyright PA Image caption The Voynich manuscript is written in the Proto-Romance languageA medieval manuscript which countless scholars including Alan Turing had been unable...

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

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBrazil's mining dams: A disaster waiting to happen?Brazil's mining firm Vale has warned that another dam...
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