It’s hoped a breeding programme will help maintain numbers of the vulnerable species.
Image copyright Getty Images The world is in the middle of what is likely be the warmest 10 years since records began in 1850, says the Met Office. It’s forecasting that temperatures for each of the next five years are likely to be at or above 1C compared to pre-industrial levels. There’s also a small […]
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProf Julian Dowdeswell: “I must stress: sea-ice conditions are always difficult in the Weddell Sea” A scientific expedition in the Antarctic is set to depart its current location to go in search of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s lost ship. The team has been investigating the Larsen C Ice […]
Science reporter Laura Foster and BBC Weather presenter Ben Rich explain why wind is so important when it comes to predicting what the weather is doing. The British-assembled Aeolus satellite was launched into space with the hope that it will draw a global map of the wind’s behaviour. It will get its data by firing […]