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BBC Nature news - Mon, 23/01/2017 - 11:23

Texan Christy Kroboth used to have a quiet job in a dentist's surgery. Now she spends her time jumping on animals many times her size - and taping their jaws tightly shut.

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Fire of Australia: The return of the world's finest uncut opal

BBC Nature news - Mon, 23/01/2017 - 08:44

The opal dubbed the Fire of Australia is back on public display after 70 years in a safe deposit box.

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Cambridge scientists consider fake news 'vaccine'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 23/01/2017 - 06:10

Concern at fabricated stories on websites prompts a psychological study to help people spot fake news.

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Project aims to grow a 'city of trees'

BBC Nature news - Sat, 21/01/2017 - 15:40

A project aims to plant three million trees - one for every man, woman and child - in Greater Manchester over the next 25 years.

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Roger Harrabin: World v Trump on climate deal?

BBC Nature news - Sat, 21/01/2017 - 01:50

As the new president settles in, much of the world reaffirms its commitment to the Paris agreement.

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Gore 'hoping for best' from Trump over climate

BBC Nature news - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 14:25

Ex-US Vice President Al Gore, who has made a new climate change film, says he thinks campaigners will "win" the debate.

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Larsen ice crack continues to open up

BBC Nature news - Fri, 20/01/2017 - 02:55

The crack in Antarctica's Larsen C Ice Shelf that looks set to spawn a giant iceberg has spread a further 10km.

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Ants use Sun and memories to navigate

BBC Nature news - Thu, 19/01/2017 - 18:02

Scientists say ants can plot a route home even when travelling backwards.

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'Lost kingdom' linked to Galloway

BBC Nature news - Thu, 19/01/2017 - 17:38

Archaeological research at a site in Galloway suggests it may have been at the heart of a "lost kingdom" from the Dark Ages.

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Why are we running out of courgettes?

BBC Nature news - Thu, 19/01/2017 - 10:53

Bad weather in Italy and Spain is significantly increasing the price of vegetables across northern Europe

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BBC Breakfast presenters meet 'Orangu-cam'

BBC Nature news - Thu, 19/01/2017 - 09:11

The Breakfast team have been monkeying around with one of the stars of new series 'Spy in the Wild'.

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Robotic sleeve 'hugs' failing hearts

BBC Nature news - Thu, 19/01/2017 - 02:05

US scientists develop a robotic sleeve that can help hearts pump when they fail to work properly.

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Trump's EPA nominee Scott Pruitt grilled on oil company ties

BBC Nature news - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 23:06

Donald Trump's choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, has faced some tough questioning at his confirmation hearing.

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Primates facing 'extinction crisis'

BBC Nature news - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 20:20

Primates are facing an extinction crisis, according to researchers who have found that 60% of species are under threat.

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Galileo satellites experiencing multiple clock failures

BBC Nature news - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 18:53

The onboard atomic clocks that drive the satellite-navigation signals on Europe's Galileo network have been failing at an alarming rate.

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Climate change: Data shows 2016 likely to be warmest year yet

BBC Nature news - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 16:39

Temperature data for 2016 shows it is likely to have edged ahead of 2015 as the world's warmest year.

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DNA-testing smartphone aims to tackle drugs resistance

BBC Nature news - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 16:22

A smartphone attachment that analyses DNA could help improve cancer and tuberculosis treatments.

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Moth with 'golden flake hairstyle' named after Donald Trump

BBC Nature news - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 12:42

The moth, which has a wingspan of just over a centimetre, was discovered in California.

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Obama administration gives $500m to UN climate change fund

BBC Nature news - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 11:26

The payment to the UN Green Climate Fund was announced three days before Donald Trump takes office.

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IVF: First three-parent baby born to infertile couple

BBC Nature news - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 07:53

A technique designed to help parents affected by genetic disorders is used to tackle infertility.

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