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RemoveDebris: Space junk mission prepares for launch

Media playback is unsupported on your device A mission that will test different methods to clean u..

Ocean plastic a ‘planetary crisis’ – UN

Life in the seas risks irreparable damage from a rising tide of plastic waste, the UN oceans chief h..

IUCN Red List: Wild crops listed as threatened

Wild relatives of modern crops deemed crucial for food security are being pushed to the brink of ext..

Alien atmospheres recreated on Earth

Researchers have recreated the chemistry of atmospheres on distant planets for the first time in the..

What happens when AI meets robotics?

Researchers in Texas are developing robots that have minds of their own. The scientists are creati..

Light shed on mystery space radio pulses

Astronomers have shed more light on a mysterious source of recurring radio pulses from space. Fast ..

UK enjoyed ‘greenest year for electricity ever’ in 2017

The UK has achieved its greenest year ever in terms of how the nation's electricity is generate..

Food waste: Clearer label plan in bid to cut

A new attempt is being made to improve labelling to prevent edible food going to waste. The waste a..

Clean air target ‘could be met more quickly’

Targets for reducing illegal levels of NO2 pollution from vehicles will be achieved more quickly tha..

Deep fat fryers may help form cooling clouds

Media playback is unsupported on your device Fatty acids released into the air from cooking may con..

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