Research ministers meet in Seville next week to approve European Space Agency projects and funding.
Sustainable, renewable and green: environmental goals the aviation industry is now grappling with.
Simon Armitage hopes the Laurel Prize will promote discussion about "our environmental predicament".
The US company's new rocket prototype experiences a major failure during pressurisation testing.
Bushfires have hit areas near Adelaide and created a smoky haze blanketing the city.
An assessment shows rapid loss of trees, shrubs and herbs in countries such as Ethiopia and Tanzania.
Three men die in little over a month in Romania, home to Europe's biggest brown bear population.
Tenia Lestari leads a network of volunteer divers who clear rubbish from the coral reefs and recycle what they find.
China is adding coal power equivalent to the EU's entire generating capacity.
Bushfires are spreading across Australia's east coast, ravaging the marsupial's main habitat.
A three-decades-long search may finally have located the hot object left behind by a famous supernova.
The discovery of baby crocodiles in a river in Nepal is raising hopes for the future of the gharial.
People in Sydney woke up to a city shrouded in smoke on Tuesday, as bushfires rage across the region.
Sir David Attenborough says people's response to plastic pollution has been encouraging
Climate change: Top scientist quits over society’s links with oil firms.
Rising winds could increase energy production from turbines by a third over the next decade.
A study identifies the genetics in ash trees that confers resistance to a deadly disease.
The rainforest loses 9,762 sq km in 12 months, an increase of nearly 30%, Brazil's space agency says.
Sharan Burrow wants to find alternative livelihoods for coal miners and therefore help protect our climate.
Trees are the latest green battleground in the election campaign, writes BBC Science editor David Shukman.
The British jet-powered car goes faster still during trials on a dried-out lakebed in South Africa.
The satellite that will maintain the "gold standard" measurement of ocean height is nearly complete.
The Environment Agency is worried about further flooding this winter after near-record rainfall.
The government says leaf blowers are "fatal to insects", which are in dramatic decline in Germany.
Scientists say rising temperatures are having a big influence on the scale and frequency of extreme weather events.
After some frustrating technical glitches, the land speed racer is upping its pace again.
Boeing's multibillion dollar contract to build U.S. astronaut capsules received an "unnecessary" extension from NASA, a watchdog report said on Thursday, the latest management blunders in the agency's program to restart domestic human spaceflight. NASA agreed to pay Boeing Co a $287 million premium for "additional flexibilities" to accelerate production of the company's Starliner crew vehicle and avoid an 18-month gap in flights to the International Space Station. NASA's i
What happened after a data hack suggested that climate change caused by humans is a hoax?
Almost 10,000 new homes are planned for some of the most flood-prone areas of England.
The oxygen in Martian air is changing in a way that can't currently be explained by known chemical processes.
Chicken eggs were found to contain 70 times the level allowed under European safety standards.
A pilot is in progress to see if invisible barcodes on packaging can improve recycling rates.