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Robot boat completes three-week Atlantic mission A UK uncrewed ocean-going vessel provides a glimpse of the future of robotic maritime operations. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-53787546

Robots go their own way deep in the ocean Firms are building robots that can survey the seabed and underwater structures without human help. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53218719

Why the Mauritius oil spill is so serious The location of the Mauritian oil spill means the environmental consequences could be long-lasting. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-53754751

Golden eagles breeding success at Scottish Highlands estate The raptors have bred on an estate in the Scottish Highlands for the first time in 40 years. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-53755630

Mauritius oil spill: Rush to pump out oil before ship breaks The MV Wakashio ran aground on a coral reef on 25 July, and has leaked oil into the ocean. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-53750151

New dinosaur related to T. rex discovered on Isle of Wight Four bones found at Shanklin belonged to a new species of theropod dinosaur, a study finds. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-53738762

Europe's earliest bone tools found in Britain Archaeologists say they've discovered the earliest known bone tools in Europe. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-53743766

Milne Ice Shelf: Satellites capture Arctic ice split The Planet Earth-observation company releases new imagery of Canada's broken Milne Ice Shelf. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-53737138

Climate change: Warming world will be 'devastating' for frozen peatlands Huge stocks of greenhouse gases tied up in peatlands could be released as the world warms. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-53726487

Climate change: Satellites record history of Antarctic melting European spacecraft track in fine detail the thinning that's occurred at the continent's edge. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-53725288


Whale migration: ‘Super rare’ whale encounter on the Great Barrier Reef A dive instructor has recorded his ‘special moment’ with a humpback whale. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-53673937

Coronavirus: Is the world winning the pandemic fight? Covid-19 has changed the world - are we winning or is the virus still taking hold, and when will it end? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-53694982

Angling Trust founder Dr Stephen Marsh-Smith dies aged 69 Environmentalist Dr Stephen Marsh-Smith led efforts to establish a network of river trusts. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-53715201

MV Wakashio: Locals in Mauritius try to stop oil spill MV Wakashio ran aground on coral reef on 25 July and is now leaking oil. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-53713391

Lockdown: Label showing plants safe for bees and butterflies People enhancing their gardens during lockdown may not realise some plants have insecticides. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-53678798

MV Wakashio: Ship aground off Mauritius begins leaking oil Mauritius declares a state of emergency after Japanese-owned carrier MV Wakashio starts leaking oil. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-53702877

Coronavirus severely restricts Antarctic science Keeping Covid out of Antarctica means little research will be done on the continent in 2020-2021. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-53699681

Climate change: UK peat emissions could cancel forest benefits UK peatland emissions could cancel out all carbon reductions from new and existing forests. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-53684047

Climate change: Lockdown has 'negligible' effect on temperatures New research says that the lockdown, by itself, will make little difference to climate change. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-53681096

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