Planet Earth stories
This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Mike Begon, Andy Fenton and Federico Costa of the University of Liverpool describe the work they're doing to understand how infections like Weil's disease and bubonic plague move from rodents to people.
18 Feb 2014
Scientists have pinpointed the exact source of many of the rocks used to build Stonehenge.
17 Feb 2014
This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Paul Whitehead of the University of Oxford and Mark Barnett of the Environment Agency explain why the UK's River Thames will fail to meet new pollution standards unless farmers and water companies take radical action.
4 Feb 2014
Two separate studies have added new weight to the idea that some varieties of controversial neonicotinoid pesticides are less harmful to bees than others.
21 Jan 2014
Falling levels of nitrogen in the atmosphere across Europe may be much more economically beneficial than previously believed, according to a recent study.
14 Jan 2014