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Sun, 23 Apr 2017 10:01:00 +0100Women in Nigeria make a living from recycling plastic bags and using them to make accessories and household products like baskets for sale. Roselle Chen reports.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 20:18:23 +0100U.S. scientists are staging a March for Science rally in Washington, D.C., in outcry over steep cuts President Donald Trump has proposed for science and research budgets.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 17:26:00 +0100U.S. scientists are staging a March for Science rally in Washington, D.C., in outcry over steep cuts President Donald Trump has proposed for science and research budgets. Nathan Frandino reports.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:13:00 +0100A newly developed unmanned robot capable of hunting and catching invasive lionfish is being tested in Bermuda where celebrity chefs have gathered for a cooking competition aimed at raising awareness to the threats the marine eco-system killing predator poses. Ben Gruber reports.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:20:00 +0100Growing algae to harvest nature's own sunscreen could replace synthetic varieties, sometimes blamed for adverse effects on human skin. Matthew Stock reports.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:07:00 +0100Waste from South African mines dug more than a century ago, stretching along one of the world's largest gold deposits, has left communities exposed to radiation, contaminated dust and water that can contribute to life threatening health conditions like TB and cancer. Stuart McDill reports.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 14:55:43 +0100Saudi Arabia's government is ordering its ministries and agencies to review billions of dollars' worth of unfinished infrastructure and economic development projects with a view to shelving or restructuring them.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 16:18:00 +0100Ooho is an edible jelly-like sphere filled with drinkable liquid and made of natural, biodegradable materials that the makers hope could one day replace plastic bottles. Matthew Stock reports.
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 15:06:00 +0100Finnish researchers say that if warming continues Finland's climate will be more like Hungary's is now by the end of the century. Edward Baran reports.
Sat, 08 Apr 2017 14:31:00 +0100One of the worst droughts in California history has officially ended, Governor Jerry Brown declared on Friday, but not before it strained the state's farm economy and threatened water supplies for millions of residents. Nathan Frandino reports.
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 19:43:54 +0100Breeds of corn that have grown in Mexico for centuries will be given the same special status as fine chocolate and coffee - a fair trade label - and that may mean a boom for the country's farmers.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 16:00:00 +0100A U.S. government program designed to boost havens for honey bees and butterflies has inadvertently led to the surge of the Palmer Amaranth weed that threatens to destroy fields of corn and soybeans in Iowa.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 13:08:00 +0100Officials are trying to determine what happened to a humpback whale after it washed up on Rockaway Beach in Queens.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 14:40:00 +0100Scientists find evidence of Britain's original split from Europe where a two stage mega-flooding event breached the chalk rock ridge that used to join Britain to France. They've dubbed it "Brexit 1.0". Matthew Stock reports.
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 12:06:00 +0100Man-made pollutants found in one of the most remote and inaccessible parts of the earth are having a devastating impact, say British researchers. Jim Drury reports.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:19:00 +0100Researchers have mapped the genome for Arabica coffee in an effort to unlock its delicious secrets and protect it against disease and climate change in the future. Ben Gruber reports.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:54:00 +0100A new waste collection plant near Tel Aviv has begun processing trash from an endless stream of garbage trucks, turning much of it into fuel for a nearby factory. Edward Baran reports.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:24:00 +0100A San Francisco start-up is embracing environmental sustainability and cashing in with a line of woman's shoes made of recycles water bottles. Ben Gruber has more.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:28:00 +0100Researchers use new technology to track the causes and consequences of the latest eruptions on Europe's most active volcano, Mt Etna. Francis Maguire reports.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:10:13 +0000U.S. President Donald Trump's administration approved TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, but the controversial project still faces a number of hurdles.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:39:23 +0000As the Trump administration works to shrink the EPA and reverse environmental policies, states like California are fighting back.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:40:00 +0000Scientists have invented a new foam which could be used to help mop up serious oil spills, like that caused by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. Roselle Chen reports.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:35:47 +0000The U.S. State Department has approved the permit needed to proceed with construction of the Canada-to-United States Keystone XL oil pipeline, a project blocked by former President Barack Obama.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:01:22 +0000Dozens of California communities have experienced recent rates of childhood lead poisoning that surpass those of Flint, Michigan, with one Fresno locale showing rates nearly three times higher, blood testing data obtained by Reuters shows.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:17:00 +0000Researchers find that high levels of surface ozone, a type of pollution, is damaging rice yields in China, and if left unchecked could threaten global food security. Ben Gruber has more.