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Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'

BBC Nature news - 6 hours 51 min ago

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 - 9 hours 27 min ago

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 - 9 hours 33 min ago

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 - 10 hours 50 min ago

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 - 11 hours 4 min ago

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 - 12 hours 23 min ago

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 - 13 hours 1 min ago

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 - 13 hours 11 min ago

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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Aussie bees fight 'hive wars'

BBC Nature news - 14 hours 46 min ago

Bee colonies in Brisbane are waging war for months on end, according to a new study, and the victorious swarms are taking over the hives of rival species.

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VIDEO: EU pesticide ban 'threatens crops'

BBC Nature news - 18 hours 52 min ago

A report published today claims that banning too many pesticides will lead to lower yields on farm, which in turn could result in an increase in food imports, and job losses

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Man walks again after transplant

BBC Nature news - Tue, 21/10/2014 - 05:31

A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again following a pioneering therapy which involved transplanting cells from his nose into his severed spinal cord.

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Life Story with David Attenborough

BBC Nature news - Tue, 21/10/2014 - 01:47

David Attenborough's new series on the journey through life

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Hobbit find rewriting human history

BBC Nature news - Tue, 21/10/2014 - 00:32

Tiny species found a decade ago in Indonesia caused big rethink

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VIDEO: Charge for carrier bags in Scotland

BBC Nature news - Mon, 20/10/2014 - 21:22

A public awareness campaign is being launched to highlight the carrier-bag charge which has come into force in Scotland.

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VIDEO: Origins of intercourse traced to fish

BBC Nature news - Mon, 20/10/2014 - 20:01

Scientists believe they have traced the origin of copulation to fish found in a Scottish lake 385 million years ago.

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Solar farms 'blight on landscape'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 20/10/2014 - 13:12

Environment Secretary Liz Truss says large-scale solar farms are "ugly" as she confirms plans to cut a taxpayer subsidy for the schemes.

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Europe 'will fail to protect climate'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 20/10/2014 - 12:05

IPCC expert says EU's plan consigns future leaders to “extraordinary and unprecedented” CO2 cuts.

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AUDIO: Are we alone in the Milky Way?

BBC Nature news - Mon, 20/10/2014 - 11:29

Prof Brian Cox muses on whether life here on Earth is unique within the Milky Way and what this might mean.

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AUDIO: Scientists study ancient comet

BBC Nature news - Mon, 20/10/2014 - 10:52

A recently discovered comet has flown past Mars, giving scientists a unique chance to study an object from the farthest reaches of the Solar System.

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African solar plan to power UK homes

BBC Nature news - Mon, 20/10/2014 - 07:33

Investors are seeking funding from the UK government for an ambitious plan to import solar energy generated in North Africa.

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

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