On a remote island in the Tasman Sea scientists are battling to save flesh-footed Shearwater chicks.
Image copyright Rick Carlson Image caption The rocks on the eastern shores of the Hudson Bay are among the oldest on Earth Scientists have tracked the “family history” of a rock back to some of the earliest times on Earth. Researchers analysed the concentration and distribution of particular types of atoms in the granite to […]
Buzz Aldrin, the second man to set foot on the Moon, has launched a virtual reality movie detailing his plan to get humans to Mars. The film – Cycling Pathways to Mars – lasts just under 10 minutes and features the astronaut as a hologram narrating the experience. Dave Lee interviewed him for the BBC. […]
Image copyright SPL Image caption The UK’s improved record of recycling in recent years means there is less waste for burning A boom in incinerator-building could make it impossible for the UK to meet future targets for recycling, a report says. The consultancy Eunomia says waste companies constructing new incinerators will need waste to feed […]