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Newt flesh fungus 'brought by pets'

BBC Nature news - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 03:00

A skin-eating fungus threatens salamanders and newts across Europe, and probably arrived on pet amphibians imported from Asia.

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A WW2 technology 'Plan B' for GPS

BBC Nature news - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 02:10

Technology developed during World War Two is to be used as a back-up for GPS in ports across England and Scotland.

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VIDEO: Lab for world’s worst animal viruses

BBC Nature news - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 01:10

A look around a new lab at Pirbright Institute in Surrey, where the world’s most contagious livestock viruses will be kept.

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Embrace spiders this Halloween, 'the real nightmare would be a world without them'

RSPB news - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 01:01

Embrace spiders instead of running scared of them this Halloween

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Low oxygen 'delayed life on Earth'

BBC Nature news - Thu, 30/10/2014 - 19:04

Animals took so long to evolve and thrive on Earth because of incredibly low levels of oxygen during a period more than a billion years ago, scientists say.

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Bird Atlas team scoop RSPB's most prestigious award

RSPB news - Thu, 30/10/2014 - 17:40

The RSPB has awarded the team behind the latest bird atlas for Britain and Ireland with the RSPB Medal, for their outstanding contribution to conservation

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IPCC debates 'most important' report

BBC Nature news - Thu, 30/10/2014 - 14:34

Scientists and government officials are meeting in Copenhagen to edit a report on the causes, impact and solutions to global warming.

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Rocket makers probe US explosion

BBC Nature news - Thu, 30/10/2014 - 13:27

The builders of an unmanned supply rocket which exploded on the way to the International Space Station have vowed to find the cause of the failure.

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RSPB issues challenge to shooting community as illegal bird of prey killing continues in Yorkshire

RSPB news - Thu, 30/10/2014 - 12:05

Illegal persecution continues to deprive the Yorkshire countryside of our native birds of prey and the RSPB is challenging leaders in the shooting community to acknowledge this and take real action to stop the killing.

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RSPB issues challenge to shooting community as illegal bird of prey killing continues in North East

RSPB news - Thu, 30/10/2014 - 12:00

Illegal persecution continues to deprive the North East countryside of our native birds of prey and the RSPB is challenging leaders in the shooting community to acknowledge this and take real action to stop the killing.

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RSPB issues challenge to shooting community as illegal bird of prey killing continues in Lancashire

RSPB news - Thu, 30/10/2014 - 11:51

Illegal persecution continues to deprive the Lancashire countryside of our native birds of prey and the RSPB is challenging leaders in the shooting community to acknowledge this and take real action to stop the killing.

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New species of frog in urban jungle

BBC Nature news - Thu, 30/10/2014 - 03:36

Scientists confirm that a frog found living in New York City wetlands is a new species.

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How will future city signs look?

BBC Nature news - Thu, 30/10/2014 - 01:29

How jetpacks and driverless cars will change the cityscape

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In pictures: Relics found in Mexico

BBC Nature news - Thu, 30/10/2014 - 01:18

Ancient Mexican city yields 50,000 treasures

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A challenge to the shooting community as illegal bird of prey killing continues

RSPB news - Thu, 30/10/2014 - 01:01

The RSPB issues a fresh challenge to the shooting community as the 2013 Birdcrime report shows illegal persecution continues

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RSPB issues challenge to shooting community as illegal bird of prey killing continues

RSPB news - Thu, 30/10/2014 - 01:00

Illegal persecution continues to deprive the UK countryside of our native birds of prey and the RSPB is challenging leaders in the shooting community to acknowledge this and taken real action to stop the killing.

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RSPB issues challenge to shooting community as illegal bird of prey killing continues in Cumbria

RSPB news - Thu, 30/10/2014 - 01:00

Illegal persecution continues to deprive the Cumbria countryside of our native birds of prey and the RSPB is challenging leaders in the shooting community to acknowledge this and take real action to stop the killing.

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Koala chlamydia vaccine raises hope

BBC Nature news - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 23:59

Australian scientists say they have successfully tested a vaccine aimed at protecting wild koalas from chlamydia.

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Key to sounding charismatic revealed

BBC Nature news - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 20:09

An innate ability some people have to manipulate their vocal frequency could be the key to sounding charismatic, according to new research.

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Have there been lions in London since 1210?

BBC Nature news - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 16:24

The capital's three remaining lionesses are being temporarily relocated to Bedfordshire.

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