A year ago, experts warned that the UK could face a mountain of waste plastic as China imposed a ban on waste imports.
Cement is the most widely used man-made material in existence. It is second only to water as the most-consumed resource on the planet.
An exotic Japanese fish spotted by divers off the coast of California probably crossed the Pacific Ocean by hitching a ride on debris from the 2011 tsunami, scientists believe.
A study of chicken bones dug up at London archaeological sites shows how the bird we know today has altered beyond recognition from its ancestors.
It could be easier to detect the signs of ancient life on Mars than it is on Earth, say scientists connected with Nasa’s next rover mission.
Climate talks in Poland have continued through the night as negotiators try to agree with the next steps forward for the Paris climate agreement.