The return of California’s butterflies

Some of California's iconic butterflies, including the monarch, have been on the verge of extinction. But the efforts of conservationists to protect them may...

Mine e-waste, not the Earth, say scientists

"The thing we always say is reduce, reuse and recycle. So perhaps keep a phone for longer and maybe sell an old phone or...

Vaquita: World’s most endangered sea mammal ‘not doomed’

"Our study very clearly shows that the vaquita has a really good chance of avoiding extinction, if we are able to protect it, by...

Climate change: Spring egg-laying shifts by three weeks

Researchers have certainly lived up to the condition of that bequest. In an area of about 800 acres, there are now about 1,200 specially-built...

Rocket Lab: Helicopter catches returning booster over the Pacific

His new venture, E-Space, proposes to loft tens of thousands of satellites. But mindful of the congestion in orbit and the risk of collisions...

Rural areas held back by housing and infrastructure woes, report warns

Calling it "one of the most comprehensive inquiries into the productivity of the rural economy" the co-chairman of the APPG, Lord Cameron of Dillington,...

Guide to California Science Centre

How To Maximize Your Visit To the California Science Center in Los Angeles More on Los Angeles, CA, United States ...

Cambridge University study finds Anglo-Saxon kings were mostly vegetarian

The pair worked together to decipher royal food lists and discovered similar patterns of servings - like a modest amount of bread, a huge...

Sir David Attenborough named Champion of the Earth by UN

"If we stand a chance of averting climate and biodiversity breakdowns and cleaning up polluted ecosystems, it's because millions of us fell in love...

Scientists appeal to trace meteorite near Shrewsbury

Prof Joy, from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Manchester University added: "The meteorite won't be hot and is as safe to...