On a remote island in the Tasman Sea scientists are battling to save flesh-footed Shearwater chicks.
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch: Collar cams reveal polar bear’s-eye view High-tech collar tracking collars on nine female polar bears have measured the animals’ efforts to find food on the diminishing Arctic ice. The collars recorded video, locations and activity levels over 11 days, while metabolic tracers allowed scientists to work […]
Nasa believes one of Saturn’s moons, known as Enceladus, may now be the single best place to look for life beyond Earth. The discovery was made through Nasa’s Cassini probe, which flew close enough to examine the icy moon. Maggie Aderin-Pocock, space scientist and researcher at University College London, tells Radio 4’s Today the moon […]
Image copyright Getty Images The UK and Canada have launched a global alliance of 20 countries committed to phasing out coal for energy production. Members including France, Finland and Mexico, say they will end the use of coal before 2030. Ministers hope to have 50 countries signed up by the time of the next major […]