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Plastic oceans: What do we know?

As England prepares to introduce a charge for plastic bags - long after many other countries - David Shukman catches up on the latest research into plastic in the oceans.

1 October 2015
David Shukman Science editor

Curiosity rover: The reward for 'whale watching' on Mars

When scientists first saw Whale Rock in images returned from Nasa's Curiosity rover on Mars, they really weren't sure what to make of it. Since then it's become the linchpin in a story about water on early Mars.

9 October 2015
Jonathan Amos Science correspondent

Warming tempts China in from the cold

China has signalled its desire to tackle climate change - but it seems to want to keep a foot in both camps, says Matt McGrath.

25 September 2015
Matt McGrath Environment correspondent

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