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VIDEO: Island volcano's spectacular lava show

BBC Nature news - Mon, 03/08/2015 - 22:15

Milton Nkosi takes a helicopter ride to witness the latest volcanic eruption by the Piton de la Fournaise, or 'Peak of the Furnace' on Reunion Island.

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Obama unveils clean energy plan

BBC Nature news - Mon, 03/08/2015 - 20:34

US President Barack Obama unveils what he calls "the biggest, most important step we have ever taken" in tackling climate change.

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Ancient life form's complex sex life

BBC Nature news - Mon, 03/08/2015 - 17:01

One of the oldest-known complex organisms had a surprising complicated sex life, scientists report.

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Long Live the Little Tern!

RSPB news - Mon, 03/08/2015 - 11:41

Wildlife conservationists studying rare little terns nesting on Chesil Beach have discovered that two of the nesting colony residents are now fifteen and sixteen years old, and during their annual African migrations have notched up over 100,000km each.

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Zimbabwe seeks second 'lion killer'

BBC Nature news - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 20:53

Zimbabwe says it is seeking a second American over the illegal killing of a lion, as the outcry over the death of famed animal Cecil continues.

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Empire State hosts wildlife display

BBC Nature news - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 11:21

Images of endangered animals are flashed across the Empire State Building in New York to highlight the issue of potential mass extinction.

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Poll to find UK's favourite insect

BBC Nature news - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 03:46

An online poll is launched by the Royal Society of Biology to find the UK's favourite insect.

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Gunman injured by armadillo ricochet

BBC Nature news - Sat, 01/08/2015 - 15:57

A man in East Texas is wounded after a bullet he fired at an armadillo ricocheted and hit him, the local sheriff says.

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VIDEO: 'Blue moon' as seen around the world

BBC Nature news - Sat, 01/08/2015 - 03:27

There has been a rare opportunity to witness a unique lunar event in the night sky; a so-called "blue moon".

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New research reveals climate change threat to uplands

RSPB news - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 18:06

Researchers predict climate change is predicted to have severe impact on sensitive upland habitats

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US energy plan to boost renewables

BBC Nature news - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 15:51

President Obama's clean power plan is likely to be delayed by 2 years but is also expected to push renewable energy.

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Biffa Award fence boosts lapwing numbers at Northward Hill

RSPB news - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 13:38

The installation of an anti-predator fence has given lapwings a secure future at the RSPB's Northward Hill nature reserve.

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Earth magnetic shield is much older

BBC Nature news - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 12:58

Researchers have revealed that the Earth's magnetic field is 550 million years older than previously believed.

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Golden Plover in trouble but siskin and warblers thrive across Scotland

RSPB news - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 12:23

The latest Breeding Bird Survey report reveals Golden Plover and Kestrel are in trouble across Scotland, whilst warbler and Siskin populations are thriving.

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Big year ahead for James Webb telescope

BBC Nature news - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 11:24

It's been a long time coming, but Nasa is now at the business end of building its giant successor to the Hubble Space Telescope.

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Rare bee-eaters breed in Cumbria

RSPB news - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 10:29

Two pairs of rare bee-eaters have set up home and are raising chicks at a quarry in Cumbria.

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VIDEO: New science for James Webb Telescope

BBC Nature news - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:06

Mark Clampin from Nasa explains how the James Webb Space Telescope will help us to see even deeper into the Universe.

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Could plane debris be MH370?

BBC Nature news - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 06:03

The BBC examines whether an aeroplane part found in Reunion could belong to the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

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In pictures: Ecology photo prize

BBC Nature news - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 01:56

Spectacular image competition winners

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Wales surf wave generator starts up

BBC Nature news - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 01:06

The first waves have peeled across an artificial surf lagoon built on the site of an old aluminium works on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park.

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Mall Galleries, London SW1Y 5BD, November 1-11, 2012. SWLA annual exhibition

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