Those living off-grid may soon be thankful for the chill of the night sky.
Don't expect the new technology to become solar's dark twin just yet, but it could play an important role in energy demands of the future.
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Dead whales usually sink, so most evidence of 'ship strikes' quickly disappears beneath the waves.
The sun may be setting on the USA’s green economy leadership.
The US President pledged ambitious growth in the fossil fuel industry on his 2016 campaign trail – but new data shows that the green economy was already growing almost three times as fast.
Caddisfly larvae rearrange pebbles on the river bed to build themselves a shelter.
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Rivers are shaped by storms, floods, humans and... aquatic invertebrates.
A toucan eating a fruit in the tropical wetlands of the Pantanal, Brazil.
In the absence of animals to help larger trees reproduce, forests are suffering.
Innovation in digital technology is accelerating – it has massive untapped potential for tackling the climate crisis.
In the face of the climate crisis, a lot of young people are experiencing eco-anxiety – here, a psychotherapist explains how to cope.
Once they faced extinction, now barnacle geese are thriving and adapting to climate change by finding new feeding grounds.
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Our new pilot project in the Philippines hopes to empower rice farmers through bioenergy.
The fossil fuel industry plans to compensate for declining demand for gasoline by flooding the world with more plastic.
Cecil the lion, before he was a trophy.
A green criminologist weighs up the evidence.
The salt in the sea has built up over billions of years – but it wouldn't have got there without freshwater rivers and streams.
Zeche Ewald coal mine in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, closed in 2001.
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Our research looked at what did – and didn't – work in Canada, Australia and Germany.
A good life for workers and a healthy natural environment aren't mutually exclusive.
Many vehicles can’t just be powered by battery.
We can't decarbonise the whole transport sector with just batteries - sustainable fuels are essential.
Proper support for breastfeeding is an environmental imperative.
Supporters of Extinction Rebellion march in London.
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The conventional channels for scientists to inform and influence policy are not addressing the climate and ecological crises quickly enough.
A mass prayer for rain to combat the haze in Riau province, Indonesia, September 2019.
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Research shows previous fires increased child mortality and reduced growth rates.
Meltwater on the ice shelf near the McMurdo research station, Antarctica.
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These lakes could threaten the future stability of parts of the Antarctic ice sheet.
Native red squirrels are being outcompeted by invasive grey squirrels.
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Major new 'State of Nature' report shows wildlife numbers still falling but conservation measures can work.