14/07/11 | Europe
The EU has proposed incorporating the economic value of biodiversity into its decision-maiking, accounting and reporting systems, as part of a new strategy that aims to protect and restore some of Europe's most vulnerable habitats.Expand to view comments | 4 comments Collapse comments
14/07/11 | England
A review of the English national curriculum is underway and a report will be published later this year. Tim Oates, head of the expert panel reviewing the panel said that it should be up to schools to decide whether – and how – to teach climate change.Expand to view comments | 2 comments Collapse comments
14/07/11 | UK
What makes plants grow is a simple enough question. The answer turns out to be one of the most complicated and fascinating stories in science as Timothy Walker, director of Oxford University Botanic Garden, explains in the BBC4 programme "Botany: A Blooming History".