Greenland ice climate change

Climate change: will scientists ever agree on global warming?

Briefing Tue 9 Sep, AT 11:28

Carbon dioxide increasing at its fastest rate since 1984, but consensus on climate change remains elusive

BP 'grossly negligent' over Deepwater Horizon oil spill

One-Minute Read Fri 5 Sep, AT 11:03

BP faces up to $18bn civil fines after judge blames company for worst offshore oil spill in US history

New deep-sea 'mushrooms' puzzle for scientists

One-Minute Read Thu 4 Sep, AT 12:23

Discovery of unusual new species could mean scientists have to completely 'reshape the tree of life'

The Bisson family farm in Topsham, UK.

Climate change: why meat is a bigger threat than cars

Briefing Mon 1 Sep, AT 12:30

Researchers say we need to cut our red meat consumption down to two portions a week to save the planet

Stem cells

Woman grew 'nasal tissue' on back after stem cell treatment

One-Minute Read Mon 14 Jul, AT 15:51

Stem cells taken from nose 'retained ability to produce mucus' after paralysis treatment failed

Chimpanzees

Chimpanzee language revealed through translated gestures

One-Minute Read Fri 4 Jul, AT 09:59

Scientists discover the ‘closest thing to human language’ displayed in nature

Allow fracking in national parks, says EA chief

One-Minute Read Sat 28 Jun, AT 07:31

Chris Smith says anti-fracking campaigners’ environmental fears are ‘definitely exaggerated’

A member of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) prepares insecticide for use

Insecticides 'are poisoning world food supplies'

Briefing Tue 24 Jun, AT 11:24

Scientists say common pesticides are damaging the soil, air and water

The view of Earth in handout image provided by NASA

Earth 'on brink of mass extinction event'

One-Minute Read Fri 20 Jun, AT 10:03

Deforestation and climate change drive extinction rates to 1,000 times their normal level

Australian mulga snake

Venomous snake 'bites people while they sleep'

One-Minute Read Wed 30 Apr, AT 15:43

Researchers are puzzled by the aggressive – and unusual – behaviour of Australian mulga snake

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