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VIDEO: The science behind the pollen count

BBC Nature news - Sun, 05/07/2015 - 08:12

The pollen count is an important part of the weather forecast for the estimated 31 million people who suffer from hayfever.

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Peeking into the brain's filing system

BBC Nature news - Sun, 05/07/2015 - 02:08

Where do your memories live?

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In pictures: Lightning illuminates UK

BBC Nature news - Sat, 04/07/2015 - 16:18

The best images from Friday night's thunder storms

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Cats 'control mice' with chemicals

BBC Nature news - Sat, 04/07/2015 - 00:08

Scientists say a compound in cat urine changes mouse behaviour, making them less afraid of cats.

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Solar Impulse completes epic flight

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/07/2015 - 21:06

Solar Impulse, the aeroplane that is powered only by the sun, lands in Hawaii after making a historic 7,200km flight across the Pacific from Japan.

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One great turn yields 100 great terns!

RSPB news - Fri, 03/07/2015 - 17:21

Nest boxes aren't just for garden birds, see how we're using them to protect the UK's rarest nesting seabird

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Coquet Island reaches 100

RSPB news - Fri, 03/07/2015 - 11:59

The UK's rarest breeding seabird, the roseate tern, is enjoying a bumper breeding season on RSPB Coquet Island with a hundred pairs currently nesting at the Northumberland site.

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Red kite confirmed shot in County Down

RSPB news - Fri, 03/07/2015 - 10:04

RSPB Northern Ireland has said its 'worst fears have been confirmed' after tests proved a red kite found dead in County Down was deliberately shot.

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VIDEO: 'Irreversible change' to sea life from CO2

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/07/2015 - 06:52

A major report warns that life in the seas will be irreversibly changed unless CO2 emissions from industrial society are drastically cut.

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Limited badger cull to start in NI

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/07/2015 - 06:28

Northern Ireland is to start a limited cull of badgers as part of a research project to combat a disease in cattle that costs the taxpayer £30m a year.

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VIDEO: Ice lollies to keep zoo animals cool

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/07/2015 - 06:11

Zoo animals across Europe are being fed frozen treats to keep them cool and hydrated during the current heatwave.

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Cystic fibrosis gene therapy boost

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/07/2015 - 02:58

A gene therapy has stabilised and slightly improved cystic fibrosis in some of 136 patients in a trial.

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Why insects are marvels of engineering

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/07/2015 - 01:27

Super slow-motion video reveals the engineering secrets researchers can learn from the creatures' spring-loaded legs.

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CO2 emissions threaten ocean crisis

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/07/2015 - 01:21

A major report warns that life in the seas will be irreversibly changed unless CO2 emissions are drastically cut.

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VIDEO: Acrobats of the insect world

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/07/2015 - 00:00

Researchers are using super slow-motion footage to reveal the secrets of the most acrobatic insects

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VIDEO: The blind birdman of Brazil

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/07/2015 - 00:00

Juan Pablo Culasso has been blind since birth but he has become one of the best "birdwatchers" in South America.

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Bempton Cliffs welcomes its youngest volunteer

RSPB news - Thu, 02/07/2015 - 15:57

There can't be many seven year old girls who prefer bird song to the songs of One Direction but then Gracie Mae Mortimer is quite unusual.

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BP to pay £12bn for Gulf oil spill

BBC Nature news - Thu, 02/07/2015 - 15:12

BP has reached an $18.7bn (£12bn) settlement with the US Department of Justice following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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Pluto shows its spots to Nasa probe

BBC Nature news - Thu, 02/07/2015 - 15:03

The New Horizons mission to Pluto releases new colour views of the dwarf planet, revealing some intriguing dark spots.

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Shot peregrine falcon found in County Durham

RSPB news - Thu, 02/07/2015 - 12:39

Durham police and the RSPB have launched an appeal for information after a peregrine falcon was found shot in Bishop Middleham, County Durham last month

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