This article gives a good summary of some of the major events in science from the past year. It is pleasing to see that the failures of the badger cull pilot made the cut, as this will be a key issue moving into 2015. One of the most saddening events of 2014 is also mentioned; the death of one of the last northern white rhinos in the world.
From landing on a comet to the discovery of the world's biggest dinosaur, it was an eventful year in science and environment news. Here's a selection of 2014's highlights.