Littering on the seabed

Littering on the seabed

Rubbish disposal is a problem which stretches beyond our backyards and high streets. The most recent research is even suggesting that litter reaches beyond our grasp and is ending up in parts of...

Work on China's Sky City to begin

Work on China's Sky City to begin

After delays dating back to 2012, this 'vertical city' is alleged to be rolling into development next month (June 2013). Within just seven months of construction starting, the finished 8...

Amazon River breathes out carbon

Amazon River breathes out carbon

It's long been known that the vast carbon basin of the Amazon Rainforest absorbs carbon dioxide and releases oxygen - commonly called as the 'lungs of the planet' for this very reaso...

Going net-zero

Going net-zero

Forget energy ratings on household white goods, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Maryland have created what they hope will be a completely net-zero ene...

Soyuz makes ISS journey in record time

Soyuz makes ISS journey in record time

A Soyuz capsule has arrived at the International Space Station just six hours after launch, having been the first to take a quicker route to the orbiting science lab. Instead of the n...