Underwater ultrasound sheds light on wha...

Underwater ultrasound sheds light on whale shark reproduction


Researchers in the Galapagos have carried out medical examinations of female whale sharks in the wild for the first time ever, allowing them to identify reproductive organs and even developing follicles. Matthew Stock reports.

Russian fashion designer creates costumes from garbage

Russian eco-fashion designer Artur Brazhe creates catwalk clothing out of recyclable trash

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Norway scientists tackle sea lice blight on fish farming

Researchers from the University of Bergen are looking for ways to combat the sea lice parasites that thrive in salmon cages and can lead to higher mortality rate in farmed fish. Matthew Stock reports.

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'Frog ladders' help critters escape death-trap drains

British conservationists are installing special 'ladders' in roadside drains to help give stricken amphibians an escape route from certain death. Matthew Stock reports.

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Solar powered UAV stays airborne for a year, say developers

A solar-powered unmanned aircraft that can remain airborne for up to a year has successfully passed the first stages of testing, according to its developers. Ella Wilks-Harper has more.

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Poland's air as smoggy as ever

According to the World Health Organization, Poland has some of the most air polluted areas on the planet, ranking alongside places with infamously bad air such as Beijing and New Delhi. Roselle Chen reports.

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South African students make human urine bricks from "liquid gold"

Students from the University of Cape Town unveiled the world's first bio-brick grown from urine. The students speak to Reuters about the importance of innovation in the sustainability space. Saskia O' Donoghue reports.

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Low impact fish farming moves onshore

Fish farmers in Norway are pioneering a more environmentally friendly way to raise halibut - by growing them not in cages in the sea, but in tanks on land. Ella Wilks-Harper reports.

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Two UK farmers create compostable crisp packets

Protests against the potato chip industry for failing to introduce recyclable packaging has led to a growing consumer backlash. Two British potato farmers want to help and have developed fully compostable packaging that degrades within six months, as Jim Drury reports.

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Insects could be sustainable solution for fish feed

Scientists from the Institute of Marine Research in Bergen believe insects are the perfect candidate to replace traditional fishmeal. Matthew Stock reports.

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