The whale heart at Royal Ontario Museum Canada is a rare find, as blue whale carcasses usually sink.
Image caption Orkney beaches were used for the study Scientists have found levels of microplastic pollution on beaches around Scapa Flow in Orkney are similar to those in industrialised areas like the Forth and Clyde. Researchers at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh took more than 100 sediment samples from 13 beaches on Hoy and the Orkney […]
Protecting “our beautiful world” was at the heart of Sir David Attenborough’s National Television Awards acceptance speech. He and the team behind Blue Planet II picked up the Impact Award. The BBC One series has been credited with changing people’s perceptions towards plastics and influencing UK government environmental policy. Source link Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest […]
Image copyright ARIANESPACE/ESA Image caption It has been two decades of operation for the Ariane 5 Europe’s Ariane 5 rocket is set to make its 100th flight on Tuesday. It will lift two big satellites into orbit from its operating base in Kourou, French Guiana. Conceived originally to launch a European space shuttle, the rocket […]