Sex and no sleep may be killing endangered quolls

"Sleep deprivation, and associated symptoms for a prolonged duration would make recuperation impossible and could explain the causes of death recorded in the males...

Land use: Government has overpromised says Royal Society

Judy Ling Wong, honorary president of the Black Environment Network, and member of the steering group for this report, said the government had made...

Government green heating scheme off to slow start

A spokesperson for the UK's Climate Change Committee, the government's advisory group on climate, told the BBC that although the number of retrofits is...

Signs used by apes understood by humans

"We were really surprised by the results," said Dr Catherine Hobaiter from St Andrews University. "It turns out we can all do it almost...

UK museums ask for children to inspire action through art

Dr Philip Wheeler, senior lecturer in ecology at The Open University, and co-producer for the series, which launches later this year, told BBC News:...

Clouds part to reveal colossal Antarctic iceberg

The calving of large bergs from a shelf structure can lead to a speed-up in the flow of the ice. Before the calving, the...

Webb telescope hunts life’s icy chemical origins

In addition to simple ices such as water, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, ammonia, and methane, Webb sees several other compounds, including carbonyl sulphide and...

Egypt zoo overhaul plan raises animal welfare fears

The factory worker, who is paid just under $100 (£82) a month, has little money to spare for leisure activities and fears the zoo...

Government to offer £600m for green steel switch

"I think there is a role for government to provide targeted support in the first stages of a completely new technological deployment", said Lord...

How eating oysters could help protect the coast

The Louisiana coastal wetlands are being washed away, leaving the region more vulnerable to hurricanes and flooding. Now, restaurants in New Orleans are recycling...