As world leaders prepare for climate talks in Paris at the end of November, Nasa satellites have been flying around earth tracking rising carbon dioxide levels, which scientists say are driving climate change. They include the new experimental Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2), which was launched in 2014 and designed to give scientists a fuller picture of the effects.
Nov 21, 2015
Science & Health
Residents from communities near Ecuadors Tungurahua volcano were cleaning up on Thursday (19 November) after the volcano erupted, covering houses and fields with smoke and ash. Authorities issued an orange alert as emissions reached 2,500 metres above the crater.
Nov 20, 2015
A battle over whether the US government should require special labels for genetically modified foods is set to heat up after a type of salmon on Thursday (19 November) became the first biotech animal approved for human consumption.
Nov 20, 2015
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- What is ahimsa meat? Scientists create fat-free, boneless meat from stem cells in Hyderabad
- Bengaluru private hospitals to discontinue cashless insurance scheme
- Newly found hobbit-like mystery species lived beside, mated with humans: Report