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Supernova 1987A: 'Blob' hides long-sought remnant from star blast

Image copyright NASA/ESA/R.Kirshner et al Image caption This Hubble Space Telescope image shows Supernova 1987A within the Large Magellanic Cloud [...]

Australia fires: Sydney blanketed by smoke from NSW bushfires

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Climate defenders: The woman helping coal miners to save the planet

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Analysis: Large-scale tree planting 'no easy task'

Image copyright Getty Images We now have yet another green battleground in this election campaign: trees. After claim and counter claim about everything from a ban on fracking to improving [...]

Bloodhound land speed racer blasts to 628mph

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch how the Bloodhound supercar gets off the line Bloodhound has now joined the exclusive club of land speed racers that have gone faster than 600mph (965km/h). Running [...]

Climate change: Warming signal links global floods and fires

Image copyright Getty Images With homes under water in South Yorkshire, near record flooding in Venice, and burgeoning wildfires in Australia, many people are asking if and how climate change [...]

Western plastics 'poisoning Indonesian food chain'

By Louis Lee Ray, Resty Woro Yuniar and Sri Kusmiati BBC Victoria Derbyshire programme Image caption Villagers sort through plastic in Bangun for the better-quality [...]

Hayabusa-2: Japan spacecraft leaves asteroid to head home

Image copyright Jaxa/AFP Image caption The Ryugu asteroid is 900m (2,950ft) wide Japan’s Hayabusa-2 spacecraft has departed [...]

Where plastic outnumbers fish by seven to one

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Plastic in the Pacific Ocean off California Plastic is building up in the areas of [...]

Bird of the Year: Rare anti-social penguin wins New Zealand poll

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The hoiho won with 12,022 out of the 43,460 votes cast and verified An endangered [...]