Florida red tide prompts cleanup of dead fish from Gulf Coast beaches: reports

Scores of dead fish were being cleaned up from beaches in Pinellas County, Florida, this week,…

Chinese crew enters new space station module for 3-month mission

Three Chinese astronauts arrived Thursday at China’s new space station at the start of a three-month…

Vaccine nationalism is killing us. We need an internationalist approach

We have the power to end this pandemic. We have the technology, materials and productive capacity…

The Delta variant is spreading. What does it mean for the US?

Scientists in the United States are anxiously watching the Delta variant of Covid-19, as it spreads…

‘Gamechanging’ £10m environmental DNA project to map life in world’s rivers

Concealed by the turbid, swirling waters of the Amazon, the Mekong and the Congo, the biodiversity…

Hubble Space Telescope halts amid computer trouble

The Hubble Space Telescope has been hit with computer trouble, with all astronomical viewing halted, NASA…

Covid outbreaks in Chinese ports could cause global goods shortages

An outbreak of Covid-19 in southern China has combined with the rapid reopening of the world…

Country diary: in the fight to survive, red campion is a surprise battleground

A wild tangle of brambles covers this section of embankment beside a former railway line. A…

Gove ‘pretty confident’ end of Covid lockdown in England will not be delayed again

Ministers are “pretty confident” that the final lifting of Covid restrictions in England, delayed until 19…

Vaccines and oxygen run out as third wave of Covid hits Uganda

Uganda has all but run out of Covid-19 vaccines and oxygen as the country grapples with…