The UK is caught between the rift of the US and Russia with regard to nuclear saber-rattling. And the most affected party will be Major Tim Peake who is about to re-enter Earth on June aboard Russia's Souyuz rocket.
This agreement will enable free exchange of information and personnel between the two nations to further develop their goal of using space for peaceful purposes.
Mexico has begun a survey of the world's most endangered marine mammal, the vaquita porpoise of Mexico's Gulf of California. The scientific team will include Mexico, the U.S., Germany and the United Kingdom.
Since 2003, hedgehog populations have been drastically declining throughout the UK. Here's how you can help.
A new study suggests that Northern Gannets fly higher than thought during breeding season when they have to travel long distances for food and that 12 times as many of these birds than previously surmised could be killed by wind turbine blades.
A new online program called Fossil Finds allows people to become archaeologists in their own homes. Satellite images captured by drones and kites are uploaded for people to examine for fossils.
A species of wood ants observed in the North York Moors National Park, UK, are thriving in forests where non-native trees have been planted over the past 60 years. This suggests that we could help forest-dependent species rebuild their homes.
Reduction of habitat fragmentation and greenhouse gas emissions could prolong the survival of butterflies, say researchers. But it's a tight situation.
A tall, white-flowered, compound leaved plant from near the Black and Caspian Seas is causing problems in the U.S., Canada, UK, and elsewhere.
Because of jockey style, genetic breeding, and other changes since 1900, racehorses are clocking in as faster--despite suspicions that they had plateaued.
Unlike a great many other first-world environmental agencies, the UK's Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) remains fairly uncertain about neonicotinoids, a class of pesticides commonly called "neonics." Officials frequently cite one large-scale study in particular to argue that these chemicals are mostly harmless. Now, however, one researcher has set out to tell DEFRA that they've been wrongly interpreting that key study for the last two years.
UK scientists have agreed to and signed a pledge to be more open about the nature of their animal research experiments.
There has been a significant decline in the population of the U.K.'s larger moths during the past 40 years, according to a new report.
The sale of five invasive aquatic plant species in the U.K. will be banned from sale, in order to protect wildlife.