BBC : science and environment
01h09 05  mars
Government has no climate change plan - MPs
Two reports from MPs cast doubt on the government’s approach to meeting its climate change goals.
National Trust maps out climate threats to historic places
The map will help to plan interventions such as tree planting and peat bog restoration.
01h16 04  mars
Then and now: A ’megadrought’ in California
See how extreme weather has affected an vital reservoir in California.
17h24 05  mars
World’s oldest known wild bird has another chick at age of 70
Wisdom is believed to have had more than 30 chicks in her life so far, and several partners.
15h14 04  mars
Food waste: Amount thrown away totals 900 million tonnes
Every year, 23 million truckloads of food go straight into the waste bin, according to the UN.
00h01 05  mars
Facebook rainforest ads: Inquiry ordered into Amazon land sales
A Supreme Court judge in Brazil orders an investigation following the BBC’s report into the trade.
17h59 04  mars
Lab-grown wood could be future of furniture
American scientists are working on a plan to grow wood in a laboratory without sunlight or soil.
UK found guilty of dirty air breach by EU court
The UK is found guilty of “systematically and persistently” breaching air pollution limits.
Climate change: Will China take a ’great leap’ to a greener economy?
A new five-year plan may signal a switch from fossil fuels, but economic worries could limit change.
00h59 05  mars
The Himalayan hazards nobody is monitoring
Retreating Himalayan glaciers can become hazardous but such dangers are not being monitored, experts say.
10h35 03  mars
UK will no longer use bee-harming pesticide
The pesticide was given temporary clearance to be used earlier this year because of a virus threat.
08h56 01  mars
Letter demands action over ’UK nature in freefall’
Wildlife experts urge the prime minister to step up action on the loss of species in the UK.
00h02 04  mars
Life discovered deep beneath an Antarctic ice sheet ’shouldn’t be there’
Researchers hoping to collect mud samples deep beneath an Antarctic ice sheet were amazed to discover small creatures living in the dark, freezing water.
00h22 27  février
How Bitcoin’s vast energy use could burst its bubble
Could the cryptocurrency’s huge electricity consumption also sink it?
00h47 26  février
Why Greenpeace is dropping huge boulders into the sea
Fishing community leaders say Greenpeace’s action is dangerous and illegal.
06h04 01  mars
Cumbria coal mine plan ’damaging PM’s reputation’
Foreign ambassadors say Boris Johnson’s tacit support for the mine prompts accusations of hypocrisy.
Radar images capture new Antarctic mega-iceberg
Spacecraft that can see through cloud get their first good look at the frozen block known as A74.
00h17 03  mars
Mars: Nasa’s Perseverance rover sends stunning images
Amazing images as Nasa’s Perseverance rover lands on Mars and seeks signs of past microbial life.
09h11 01  mars
UK meteor spotted above Midsomer Norton and Bath
Social media users reported seeing a ’flash’ with a ’tail of orange light’ in the night sky.
10h25 04  mars
What is Elon Musk’s Starship?
Elon Musk’s company SpaceX is building a vehicle that could transform space travel.
19h40 22  février
Video shows Perseverance rover’s dramatic Mars landing
The Perseverance robot is seen touching down on the Red Planet in a whirl of dust and grit.
Hayley Arceneaux: Cancer survivor joins first all-civilian space mission
The SpaceX mission will make Hayley Arceneaux the first person with a prosthesis to visit space.
15h55 19  février
Yungblud ’honoured’ to have David Bowie cover played on Mars
Nasa told the singer they would play his cover of David Bowie’s Life On Mars as they landed
06h09 05  mars
Covid and bird flu: The other lockdown putting livelihoods at risk
Dealing with a Covid lockdown is tough - now poultry farmers face a second viral challenge.
00h03 03  mars
The ’LitterCam’ that’s watching you
AI software can now match footage of motorists throwing rubbish with their car’s number plate and issue an automatic fine .
02h15 05  mars
International Women’s Day: Illustrating the Covid-19 pandemic
These three artists turn complex research into easy to digest information to help fight coronavirus.
08h00 02  mars
Human origins: ’Little Foot’ fossil’s big journey out of Africa
How the priceless skull of an ancient ancestor was brought to the UK from South Africa for study.
Glow-in-the-dark sharks found off New Zealand coast
The sharks live in deep waters and are thought to use light as a form of camouflage.
00h58 24  février
Most pheasants sold for food ’contain lead shot’
Scientists say a pledge by shooting groups to phase out lead shot has had no detectable effect.
00h09 02  mars
Documenting emperor penguins in Antarctica
Stefan Christmann spent almost 15 months in Antarctica alongside 10,000 emperor penguins.
17h54 01  mars
Biden urged to back AI weapons to counter China and Russia threats
A long-awaited report says the US president should ignore calls for a ban on autonomous weapons.