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BP’s greener vision has failed to excite shareholders

BP’s greener vision has failed to excite shareholders

The oil firm’s tumbling share price shows investors need more than a loose assertion of confidence Here’s a sight that..

Scientists reveal how diabolical ironclad beetle can bear huge weights

Scientists reveal how diabolical ironclad beetle can bear huge weights

Interlocking exoskeleton could provide inspiration for new methods of joining materials It can survive being run over by a car,..

Greta Thunberg accuses MEPs of ‘surrender on climate and environment’

Greta Thunberg accuses MEPs of ‘surrender on climate and environment’

European parliament votes to continue payments to farmers with no green conditions attached Greta Thunberg, the Swedish school strike pioneer..

Anglo American sued over alleged mass lead poisoning of children in Zambia

Anglo American sued over alleged mass lead poisoning of children in Zambia

Lawsuit claims mining firm failed to prevent pollution in Kabwe, affecting multiple generations A class action lawsuit has been filed..

Plans for £3.5bn theme park on Kent marsh dismay conservationists

Plans for £3.5bn theme park on Kent marsh dismay conservationists

London Resort planned for Swanscombe Peninsula despite site being home to rare species such as distinguished jumping spider It is..

Animals Farmed: Mink Covid cull, Dutch livestock protests and net zero farms

Animals Farmed: Mink Covid cull, Dutch livestock protests and net zero farms

News from around the world European farmers are on alert after recent outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza among wild..

Cat and mouse on the high seas: on the trail of China’s vast squid fleet

Cat and mouse on the high seas: on the trail of China’s vast squid fleet

The ocean is as black as chipped obsidian, yet whichever way you look dozens of bright lights illuminate the water..

London the worst city in Europe for health costs from air pollution

London the worst city in Europe for health costs from air pollution

The health costs of air pollution from roads are higher in London than any other city in Europe, a study..

Why the death of a small, punk-like fish rocked the marine world

Why the death of a small, punk-like fish rocked the marine world

In 1802, when French naturalist Francois Peron slipped a small, chunky Australian fish into a jar of preservative, little did..

Plantwatch: Australia’s giant stinging trees – 35m tall with a poison that can last for months

Plantwatch: Australia’s giant stinging trees – 35m tall with a poison that can last for months

It sounds like something out of The Day of the Triffids: a stinging nettle the size of a large tree,..