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'Mystery' beavers permitted to stay

BBC Nature news - 14 hours 3 min ago

A family of beavers mysteriously reintroduced to the River Otter in Devon will be allowed to remain living in the wild, Natural England decides.

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'World can cut carbon emissions and live well'

BBC Nature news - 14 hours 58 min ago

Cutting carbon emissions can be achieved while improving living standards - but big trade-offs in land use and energy are needed, say ministers.

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VIDEO: How beavers can change our rivers

BBC Nature news - 16 hours 38 min ago

Claire Marshall looks at the impact beavers have on the environment, after a decision to allow a family of wild beavers to stay on the River Otter in Devon.

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Pupils at Paget Primary School prepare to join world's biggest school wildlife survey

RSPB news - 17 hours 15 min ago

Pupils with special needs at Paget Primary School in Erdington, Birmingham, are all ready to take part in the world's biggest school wildlife survey for the very first time.

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First step towards saving rhino

BBC Nature news - 18 hours 20 min ago

Experts are pinning their hopes on in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) to save the northern white rhino from extinction.

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Kepler finds ancient solar system

BBC Nature news - Wed, 28/01/2015 - 05:06

An ancient solar system similar to our own is discovered by scientists at the University of Birmingham studying data from the Kepler telescope.

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No US-India deal on climate change

BBC Nature news - Wed, 28/01/2015 - 00:21

Why the US and India walk different paths on climate

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Best ever view of asteroid Ceres

BBC Nature news - Tue, 27/01/2015 - 17:44

The best image ever acquired of Ceres, the largest asteroid in the Solar System, is now in the hands of science.

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England's environment 'in decline'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 27/01/2015 - 15:52

England's natural environment is in decline and its deterioration is harming the economy, an independent advisory group warns.

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Planet hosts giant ring system

BBC Nature news - Tue, 27/01/2015 - 14:53

Astronomers say they have discovered a gigantic ring system around a distant planet - the first such structure discovered outside our Solar System.

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Near asteroid 2004 BL86 has a moon

BBC Nature news - Tue, 27/01/2015 - 13:32

Scientists who tracked the large asteroid 2004 BL86 as it passed by Earth say it has a small satellite.

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New report shows we should all value nature, says RSPB

RSPB news - Tue, 27/01/2015 - 10:08

The RSPB welcomes a new report by the Natural Capital Committee (NCC), which shows that investment in nature will support the country's economic growth.

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VIDEO: 3D printed heart saves girl's life

BBC Nature news - Tue, 27/01/2015 - 10:01

A two-year-old girl who was born with a serious heart defect has had a life-saving operation thanks to a 3D printer.

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'Time to link nature and wellbeing'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 27/01/2015 - 08:46

Scientists need to work together to capitalise on a growing body of evidence showing a link between biodiversity and human wellbeing, a US review suggests.

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How to build world's tallest lift

BBC Nature news - Tue, 27/01/2015 - 01:01

How to build the world's tallest lift

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Fracking moratorium rejected by MPs

BBC Nature news - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 21:01

MPs overwhelmingly reject a bid to suspend fracking for shale gas - but agree to Labour proposals to impose new conditions.

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Risk of extreme weather 'doubles'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 18:11

Extreme weather arising from a climate phenomenon in the Pacific Ocean will get much worse as the world warms, according to climate modelling.

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Metal explosions 'driven by charge'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 18:11

New high-speed video footage suggests that the classic chemistry explosion of an alkali metal in water is driven by positive charges repelling each other.

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I'd probably cheat again - Armstrong

BBC Nature news - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 17:58

Lance Armstrong says the time is coming when he should be forgiven, and tells the BBC he would do it again under the same circumstances.

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VIDEO: Baby rhino; zoo's first in 35 years

BBC Nature news - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 17:55

A rhinoceros at Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark has given birth to a healthy male calf, the first to be born there for 35 years.

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