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Koalas 'facing extinction' in some Australian states

BBC Nature news - Thu, 22/06/2017 - 11:20

The conservation group WWF is warning that koalas could be wiped out in some Australian states amid deforestation and increasing attacks by livestock.

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India genome plan could boost healthcare

BBC Nature news - Thu, 22/06/2017 - 00:53

Could an effort to gather genetic data from its population of one billion people help India take the lead in advanced healthcare?

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Race to the bottom

BBC Nature news - Wed, 21/06/2017 - 23:00

The obscure and difficult to reach tracts of the seabed being claimed in the hope they contain mineral riches.

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Queen's Speech: Plan aims to secure space sector

BBC Nature news - Wed, 21/06/2017 - 15:09

A government plan to protect the UK's £13.7bn space industry has been laid out in the Queen's Speech.

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Why suitcases rock and fall over - puzzle solved

BBC Nature news - Wed, 21/06/2017 - 01:34

Scientists crack the problem of why two-wheeled suitcases can rock from side-to-side and turn over.

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Hawking urges Moon landing to 'elevate humanity'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 20/06/2017 - 16:04

Prof Stephen Hawking has called for leading nations to send astronauts to the Moon by the end of this decade.

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Europe selects grand gravity mission

BBC Nature news - Tue, 20/06/2017 - 15:55

After decades in the planning, a space mission to detect gravitational waves finally gets the go-ahead.

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Volcanoes 'triggered dawn of dinosaurs'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 19/06/2017 - 21:59

A million-year-long period of volcanic activity led to the rise of the dinosaurs, a study suggests.

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How cats conquered the ancient world

BBC Nature news - Mon, 19/06/2017 - 16:03

The domestic cat is descended from wild cats that were tamed twice - in the Near East and then Egypt.

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Brexit 'will enhance' UK wildlife laws - Gove

BBC Nature news - Mon, 19/06/2017 - 14:58

Any Brexit changes to the UK's wildlife laws will increase - not reduce - environmental protection, Michael Gove has pledged.

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Scientists fear new EU rules may 'hide' forest carbon loss

BBC Nature news - Mon, 19/06/2017 - 02:06

Forestry researchers condemn attempts to change the way carbon from trees is counted in Europe.

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Inflatable whales used as training tool

BBC Nature news - Sun, 18/06/2017 - 09:30

Volunteer rescuers have been learning how to save marine creatures when they wash up on the beach.

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Trump's divided desert: Wildlife at the border wall

BBC Nature news - Sun, 18/06/2017 - 01:42

Science reporter Victoria Gill joins researchers in Arizona to find out how President Trump's wall could affect endangered desert wildlife.

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Five robots that are changing everything

BBC Nature news - Sun, 18/06/2017 - 00:49

Nasa chief engineer Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu on the robots that are changing the world.

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Divided desert: Wildlife and Trump's wall

BBC Nature news - Sun, 18/06/2017 - 00:39

How President Trump's "great wall" on US-Mexico border could affect endangered desert wildlife.

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My 25-year project to photograph the world's animals

BBC Nature news - Sat, 17/06/2017 - 00:54

Wildlife photographer Joel Sartore has photographed more than 6,000 contained species so far. He explains why.

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Genome pioneer John Sulston enters elite club

BBC Nature news - Fri, 16/06/2017 - 22:30

Sir John Sulston is elevated to the Companion of Honour in the Queen’s birthday list.

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'Little sunfish' robot to swim in to Fukushima reactor

BBC Nature news - Fri, 16/06/2017 - 05:21

It'll be a tough journey - previous robots sent in to the ruined nuclear reactor didn't make it back.

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China's quantum satellite in big leap

BBC Nature news - Thu, 15/06/2017 - 19:17

Chinese scientists say their experimental Micius spacecraft paves the way for a new kind of internet.

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Air pollution plan 'unfair' on local authorities

BBC Nature news - Thu, 15/06/2017 - 10:43

Solving air pollution is a national not a local issue, says the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.

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