BBC News - Science & Environment

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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.

The Himalayan hazards nobody is monitoring

Retreating Himalayan glaciers can become hazardous but such dangers are not being monitored, experts say.

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.

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.

International Women's Day: Illustrating the Covid-19 pandemic

These three artists turn complex research into easy to digest information to help fight coronavirus.

National Trust maps out climate threats to historic places

The map will help to plan interventions such as tree planting and peat bog restoration.

Government has no climate change plan - MPs

Two reports from MPs cast doubt on the government's approach to meeting its climate change goals.

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.

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.

UK found guilty of dirty air breach by EU court

The UK is found guilty of “systematically and persistently” breaching air pollution limits.

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