The latest stories from the Science & Environment section of the BBC News web site.
They say it is "perfectly understandable" that people are upset that wild camping was restricted.
Take up of the Boiler Upgrade Scheme is lagging behind schedule
About the size of a bus, the space rock whipped over the southern tip of South America.
Viral videos of minerals with apparent electrical properties are not what they seem.
Landowners and farmers in England are told exactly what environmental work they will be paid for.
Researchers believe that gestures used by great apes were an evolutionary "starting point" for our language.
Major artists including FKA Twigs will work with children across 500 museums to create wildlife artworks.
The EU's Sentinel-2 satellite obtains a crystal clear image of Antarctica's new monster iceberg.
The new super space telescope has been studying some of the darkest, coldest regions of space.
Permission to treat sugar beet seeds with a pesticide that can harm bees is given by the government.
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