Wasps are seen as 'bothersome and pointless' and not given the attention they deserve - researchers.
The idea that you cannot kill any animal is "fatally flawed" as a conservation concept, scientists argue.
The blood-sucking parasites have been around for at least 115 million years, according to a recent study.
Europe prepares to send technology to Mars to look for evidence that there is life
France released two brown bears in the Pyrenees - but one has now killed eight sheep in Spain.
A mining dam could collapse as early as next week, months after a similar disaster killed 230 people.
A single mother almost missed out on a coveted Nasa internship until strangers stepped in to help.
India's political parties promise free electricity to farmers and ambitious infrastructure projects.
A London food chain is now including insects on its menu but can eating insects help save the planet?
UK scientists have created an artificial version of the stomach bug E. coli that is based on an entirely synthetic form of DNA.
Up to a million shoes are among the tide of plastic debris washed up on an Australian island say scientists.
Almost a quarter of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is now unstable, according to a new study.
The document stumped Alan Turing and the FBI before being deciphered by a research assistant.
The bites are a "hidden" health crisis causing a death every four minutes, says World Health Organization
Bafta called for more environment plot lines on TV, here's a look at how television can raise awareness.
The Chinese Chang'e-4 rover may have confirmed a longstanding idea about the origin of a vast crater on the Moon's far side.
Research has shown that beneath every forest and wood there is a complex underground web of roots and fungi, connecting trees and plants to one another.
The European satellite measuring the shape of the White Continent is now working at higher resolution.
A disease posing a "very serious threat" to the EU's olive industry still poses a real threat to southern European producers, say experts.
This man is growing vegetables in the most northerly major human settlement on Earth.
The boss of Skanska tells 5 Live that companies only calculate carbon emissions.
Jakobshavn Isbrae - the likely originator of the Titanic iceberg - goes into an unexpected quiet mode.
Conservationists hope the results will help them understand how butterflies survive in a warming climate.
Europe's Aeolus spacecraft is gathering fantastic new data on global winds - but it's also got a problem.
Victor Vescovo descended almost 11km in a submersible to the deepest part of the Pacific Ocean.
An American explorer finds plastic waste on the seafloor while breaking the record for the deepest ever dive.
The Faroe Islands declared themselves shut down as foreign volunteers came to take part in sustainable tourism.
The Apollo 11 landing: What did it take to pull off one of the greatest achievements in human history?
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urges world leaders to follow science advice on climate change.