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Jodrell Bank gets World Heritage status
The observatory, which tracked US and Russian craft during the space race, wins Unesco recognition.
Badgers lead mammal roadkill list
More than 900 badgers have been reported dead by the side of UK roads so far this year.
Mystery ‘tequila plant’ to flower after 57 years
University gardeners are ready to remove a glasshouse roof after the plant had a sudden growth spurt.
‘Rewiring nerves’ reverses hand and arm paralysis
“It’s made a huge difference in my life,” says one patient who can now live independently.
Trump praises his own environmental efforts
Electric cars ‘will not solve transport problem’
The man who stuck up for insects
Inside New Zealand’s war on invasive predators
Seeds of life: The plants suited to climate change
The journey down to Tranquility Base
Why blue jeans are going green
Remote British territory hosts persistent lava lake
Health and science correspondent, BBC News
Doctors say the drugs are making the “previously untreatable, treatable” and have huge potential.
The structure aims to teach about plastic pollution and give the pupils somewhere to read and play.
The restaurant owners say they decided to close over environmental concerns after a fishing trip.
BBC News, Wellington
New Zealand digs in with its controversial plan to protect native species by wiping out all predators.
BBC Wales Environment Correspondent
The proposal would see farmers rewarded for work such as planting trees and improving water quality.
The US president did not mention climate change, but spoke of improvements to the economy and pollution.
Interdependence: 5 steps to solve climate change
Climate justice pioneer and former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson, celebrates the women around the world doing amazing things in pursuit of climate justice and why it’s not too late for us to solve climate change.
Storms flooded the Washington DC metro area, snarling the morning commute and stranding drivers.
Rwandan businessman Faustin Mbundu explains how exporters will benefit from Africa's free trade area.
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Environmentalists warn that algae is threatening Armenia’s largest lake and freshwater reservoir.