Science & Environment

Climate change: Emperor penguin 'needs greater protection'

The Antarctic icon could lose more than half its population by 2100, say scientists.

'Ozone hole vigilance still required'

It may be the smallest ozone hole in three decades but scientists are warning against complacency.

Genome-edited bull passes hornless gene to calves

Researchers produce cattle that lack horns, meaning they cannot use them to injure other animals or humans.

Saturn overtakes Jupiter as planet with most moons

Jupiter had been the "moon king" for some 20 years.

Climate change: Polarstern icebreaker begins year-long...

The research vessel is spearheading the biggest ever scientific expedition at the North Pole.

Honey fungus secrets fall to science

Citizen scientists have helped shed light on a type of fungi that can spread underground for miles.

Global wildlife trade higher than was thought

At least one in five vertebrate species on Earth are bought and sold on the wildlife market.

Uncovering secrets of mystery civilization in Saudi Arabia

A team of more than 60 experts is trying to find out more about the enigmatic Nabataean culture.

Sutherland spaceport plans cover 'extensive' site

Launch towers and "antenna farms" have been proposed for the 815-acre site in the north Highlands.

Anak Krakatau volcano collapse: 'Warning signs were there'

Taking all the available data, it was clear something was amiss with the tsunami-generating volcano.

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