BBC News - Science & Environment
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Gazing monkeys image wins
Two snub-nosed monkeys sitting on a stone is the top shot at Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018.
A long walk: New insight into history of dogs and humans
A study of ancient dog DNA shows man's best friend has been at our side for at least 9,000 years.
Ian Kiernan: The man who wanted to clean up the world
Ian Kiernan's iconic anti-litter campaign, begun in Australia in the 1980s, became a global success.
Pompeii: Vesuvius eruption may have been later than thought
Mount Vesuvius erupted on 24 August, 79 AD - or at least, that's what historians thought until now.
The 'ugly duckling' fossil from the deep
Meet the baby reptile that is shedding new light on the giants that lived at the time of T. rex.
US senator Elizabeth Warren faces backlash after indigenous DNA claim
President Donald Trump goes on the attack after the Cherokee nation dismisses Elizabeth Warren's claim.
Bloodhound supersonic car hits financial roadblock
The UK-led supersonic car project goes into administration. There are just weeks to save the venture.
Would you eat slaughter-free meat?
There's a looming crisis over the world's appetite for meat. This chicken nugget may be the answer.
Fracking starts at landmark Lancashire site
It is first time fracking has occurred in the UK since it was linked to earthquakes in 2011.
Trump: Climate change scientists have 'political agenda'
The US president says he accepts the climate is changing but does not want to "lose millions of jobs".
Olive Harrisson: Story of unsung gardener revealed
Who was Miss Harrisson? We now know the story of the gardening pioneer denied a scholarship in 1898.
Rothera wharf 'kit of parts' heading to Antarctica
A team is preparing for the trip to the "most remote construction site in the world".
UK steps towards zero-carbon economy
Ministers are responding to scientists' climate challenge. But are they doing enough so far?
South Africa's ancient lost city of Kweneng rediscovered by lasers
Descendants of the 15th Century residents are now fighting to have it recognised as their homeland.
Rice 'safely conserved' in Philippines gene bank
Scientists say that more than 100 thousand varieties of rice have been safeguarded for the future.
Is meat's climate impact too hot for politicians?
Climate scientists say we must eat less meat but the UK government will not sell that message.
Six climate questions for 'Green GB'
Cars, planes, heating, fracking and food will come under scrutiny as the UK bids to keep climate change to 1.5C.
Europe's new koalas arrive at Longleat
Five southern koalas have been flown from Australia to the UK to create a back-up population.
Can a cooker help save the rainforest?
The solar-powered cooker that uses an alternative to charcoal.
Herefordshire firm launches biodegradable crisp packet
The manufacturer says the bags once disposed have a six-month lifespan.
The children living on the frontline of climate change
The frightening impact of global warming is seen in drawings by schoolchildren in Vietnam's Mekong Delta.
Chicken nuggets grown in a lab
Can chicken nuggets grown in a lab actually taste like... well... chicken? The BBC's James Cook put JUST's chicken to the test.
Supersonic Bloodhound hits cash roadblock
The project to race a car at more than 1,000mph runs into a financial roadblock, with the company behind the venture going into administration.
Puffin patrol: The children saving Iceland's pufflings
Puffin populations are struggling, but some young volunteers are coming to their rescue.
'Flexitarian' diets key to feeding people in a warming world
Eating more plant-based foods, ending waste and improving farming are vital for the future, say scientists
Seafloor mapping XPRIZE final will be in the Mediterranean, off Greek coast
Robots with novel seafloor mapping capabilities will demonstrate their skill in a Greek showdown.
'Reasons to be hopeful' on 1.5C global temperature target
IPCC scientist says there are some positive signs about our ability to keep the global temperature rise to 1.5C
Four women who changed the face of physics
Four pioneering women who changed the face of physics from the 1800s to the present day.
Crisp climate
Ships are the lifeblood of global trade, but their fuel is highly polluting. What's the answer?
Unique insight
The physical effects of being in space offer a unique insight into how our bodies work on Earth.
Recycling Antarctica
How do scientists in the Antarctic minimise the waste generated by their research stations?
Follow the money
Targeting profits linked to the illegal wildlife trade could help protect threatened species
Climate takeaways
The most important messages from the landmark report on global warming.
Atoms and Brexit
The government says it has a clear plan, but many in the nuclear sector are concerned for the future.
Tsunami puzzle
Researchers are trying to establish why Friday's quake generated such big waves.
Dire outlook
Chemical pollution threatens the long-term viability of the most exposed orca groups.
Tall invaders
The profile of Arctic shrubs and grasses is changing as temperatures rise in the far north.
In a spin
Water shortages mean the laundry industry is adopting various technologies to reduce consumption.
The Route of Parks
It connects 17 national parks and runs for 2,800km (1,740 miles) through sparsely populated land.
Reality Check
An estimated 100 people have died in floods. Why does it keep happening?
'They dammed everything'
Hundreds of hydropower projects threaten to harm Bosnia's rivers, protesters say.
Life finder
It's come close to cancellation several times, but could the successor to the Hubble telescope make the greatest ever discovery?
Life of a shark scientist
Marine biologist Melissa Marquez shares a dive on the Great Barrier Reef, and tips for swimming with sharks.
Going global
China's Beidou is being used in everything from ploughing to precision missiles, but can it go global?
'Farming the desert'
The nation is united behind drought-hit farmers, but some query the merits of "special treatment".
Ice and fire
Yes, Antarctica has (and needs) a fire department. Megan Branson spent three seasons there as a fire-fighter/paramedic.
Unlikely survival
A reef near a polluted port raises hopes for the conservation of other endangered coral.
Martian timesheet
Living on Mars time, landing nightmares and sometimes spreadsheets... a day in the life of a Nasa engineer.
Floating farm
An offshore dairy farm aims to help Rotterdam produce its own food more sustainably.
It'll be toasty
When the Bloodhound supersonic car attempts to break the land speed record, managing heat around the vehicle is going to be important.
Stephen Hawking: A life in pictures
The physicist, who battled motor neurone disease for most of his life, has died at the age of 76.
Stephen Hawking dies: Scientist's most memorable quotes
Remembering some of the key theories and quotes of the world renowned physicist, who has died.