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DNA yields secrets of human pioneer

BBC Nature news - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 18:06

DNA analysis of a 45,000-year-old human has helped scientists pinpoint when our ancestors interbred with Neanderthals.

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Gladiators were 'mostly vegetarian'

BBC Nature news - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 17:39

Roman gladiators had a diet that was mostly vegetarian, according to an analysis of bones from a graveyard where the fighters were buried.

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Conviction for English egg collector who 'exported' crimes to Bulgaria

RSPB news - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 16:49

English egg collector who 'exported' crime to Bulgaria convicted

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VIDEO: Orphan baby elephant rescued from well

BBC Nature news - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 15:56

An elephant calf has been air rescued after he fell down a well in the remote region of Milgis Lugga in Northern Kenya.

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Hen harriers for LIFE - first cross-border project launched to save rare bird of prey

RSPB news - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 12:09

An exciting new European Union-supported project aims to achieve a secure and sustainable future for one of our most threatened birds of prey, the hen harrier.

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Growing support to save the Peak District's upland peatlands

RSPB news - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 10:43

A range of organisations including local councils and wildlife groups are backing an RSPB campaign to bring about the end of burning on deep peat, a harmful practice that is destroying parts of the Peak District.

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Discover the dark side of RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands this Halloween

RSPB news - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 10:38

There are spooky goings-on at RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands this half term, with lots of Halloween fun for families to enjoy.

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Slumbering lions win top photo prize

BBC Nature news - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 01:24

A black and white image of lions resting on a rock outcrop in the Serengeti has won the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award.

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Physics reveals how nature sparkles

BBC Nature news - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 01:15

Researchers reveal that the same physical mechanism is behind many of nature's most dazzling shines.

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Hen Harriers for LIFE

RSPB news - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 01:01

A new EU project aims to secure the future of one of our most threatened birds of prey: the hen harrier.

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Hen Harriers for LIFE

RSPB news - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 01:01

First cross-border project launched to save rare bird of prey

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Wind farms outstrip nuclear power

BBC Nature news - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 00:07

The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.

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Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 21/10/2014 - 23:59

Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.

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FREE wildlife sessions offered to 'green-up' schools in Cardiff

RSPB news - Tue, 21/10/2014 - 17:03

This autumn a brand new project, delivered in partnership with RSPB Cymru and the City of Cardiff Council , is offering FREE outreach sessions to primary schools to encourage more children to spend more time outdoors with nature.

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Things that go bump in the valley...

RSPB news - Tue, 21/10/2014 - 16:57

Sunday 26 October sees the return of ghosts to RSPB Sandwell Valley as the nature reserve opens its doors to spook visitors on the annual Halloween Howls.

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Tractor beam breaks distance record

BBC Nature news - Tue, 21/10/2014 - 15:40

Scientists have turned a laser into a reversible "tractor beam" that can repel or attract objects.

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Students build Oculus Moon robot

BBC Nature news - Tue, 21/10/2014 - 15:26

US team develop a robot that can send back live pictures from the Moon as part of attempt to win Google's Lunar X-Prize.

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Don't put dredging ahead of other flood-prevention measures

RSPB news - Tue, 21/10/2014 - 14:07

Conservationists are urging Government not to put dredging ahead of other flood-prevention measures

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Audi claims self-drive speed record

BBC Nature news - Tue, 21/10/2014 - 13:29

Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven version.

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Pesticide bans 'could hit UK crops'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 21/10/2014 - 13:19

The EU's decision to ban the use of some pesticides could threaten UK crops, increase food prices and hit farmers' profits, a report claims.

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