China prepares to land its Zhurong rover on Mars

The six-wheeled robot is ready to make the hazardous descent to the surface of the Red…

The most plastic-polluted riverbed in the UK

Part of the River Tame in Greater Manchester is the most plastic-polluted riverbed in the UK,…

Calls for post-Covid 'revolution' in building air quality

Top experts in how diseases spread are calling for massive improvements to the air in buildings. …

COP26: Alok Sharma urges nations to banish coal

In a speech ahead of the COP26 event, Alok Sharma will say the coal business is…

Ignore hype over hydrogen heating, government told

The benefits of hydrogen-powered heating have been overplayed, say environmentalists. Click here for original…

Russia picks team for film shot on International Space Station

An actress and director will blast off in October – but Tom Cruise also plans to…

Native oysters reintroduced into Firth of Clyde

A total of 1,300 oysters have been suspended in the water as part of a restoration…

Wastewater is 'polluting rivers with microplastic'

“Frequent releases” of sewage create microplastic hoptspots in UK rivers. Click here for original…

Tesla will no longer accept bitcoin over climate concerns, says Musk

The initial decision made by Tesla in March to accept bitcoin caused an outcry from environmentalists. …

'Cocaine of the sea' threatens critically endangered vaquita

The vaquita marina in Mexico is threatened by a clash of interests between fishing and conservation. …