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Alligator snapping turtle's great escape

BBC Nature news - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 19:42

A huge alligator snapping turtle got stuck in a blocked drain pipe in Houston, Texas.

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Hunter Mitchell raised thousands of dollars to save Osita the rhino.

BBC Nature news - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 15:24

Hunter Mitchell raised thousands of dollars to save Osita the rhino.

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Europe presses ahead with Mars rover

BBC Nature news - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 14:10

European research ministers meeting in Lucerne, Switzerland, emphatically reaffirm their commitment to putting a robot rover on Mars in 2021.

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Four major cities move to ban diesel vehicles by 2025

BBC Nature news - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 08:47

The leaders of four major global cities say they will stop the use of all diesel powered cars and trucks by the middle of the next decade.

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Buzz Aldrin 'in good spirits' after South Pole evacuation

BBC Nature news - Thu, 01/12/2016 - 23:25

Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the Moon, is evacuated from the South Pole after falling ill.

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Europe ministers debate space future

BBC Nature news - Thu, 01/12/2016 - 21:26

Europe's research ministers negotiate over funding for the space station and a rover that would land on Mars to search for life.

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Space station supply craft 'burned up'

BBC Nature news - Thu, 01/12/2016 - 19:13

The Russian space agency confirms the loss of an unmanned cargo ship heading for the International Space Station.

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'Diet is global food policy's elephant in the room'

BBC Nature news - Thu, 01/12/2016 - 18:35

Global food policy needs to shift way from focusing on feeding people enough calories to nourishing people, say leading food experts.

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Sutton Hoo bitumen links Syria with Anglo-Saxon England

BBC Nature news - Thu, 01/12/2016 - 18:18

Analysis of black organic fragments found in the Sutton Hoo boat burial reveals they are bitumen from Syria.

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Trump's environment plans could spark opposition

BBC Nature news - Thu, 01/12/2016 - 14:59

Proposals by the Trump administration to roll back US environmental regulations are likely to foment opposition, say analysts.

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Europe space ministers meet to decide Mars rover plan

BBC Nature news - Thu, 01/12/2016 - 02:44

Europe’s research ministers are meeting to decide whether to try to land a robot rover on Mars.

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Private plan to send Moon rover to Apollo 17 site

BBC Nature news - Wed, 30/11/2016 - 19:27

A proposed private space mission is planning to visit Apollo 17's landing site on the Moon.

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Curbing immigration spells 'disaster' for science

BBC Nature news - Wed, 30/11/2016 - 19:21

The President of the UK's Royal Society warns that onerous restrictions on immigration of scientists would spell "disaster" for the UK economy

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Earth warming to climate tipping point, warns study

BBC Nature news - Wed, 30/11/2016 - 19:20

A warming world will release vast amounts of soil carbon into the atmosphere, which in turn risks triggering dangerous climate change, scientists warn.

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EU energy use to fall by 30% under new efficiency plans for 2030

BBC Nature news - Wed, 30/11/2016 - 15:11

New proposals from the European Commission see binding targets for energy efficiency as key method of curbing carbon.

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Platypus venom paves way to possible diabetes treatment

BBC Nature news - Wed, 30/11/2016 - 14:30

Australian researchers say platypus venom could pave the way for new type 2 diabetes treatments.

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Saturn mission approaches tour finale

BBC Nature news - Wed, 30/11/2016 - 14:26

The Cassini spacecraft is beginning the end phases of its mission to Saturn that will eventually see it disposed of in the giant planet's atmosphere.

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'Predator of the deep' or gentle giant?

BBC Nature news - Wed, 30/11/2016 - 13:11

The giant manta ray could be a "predator of the deep" preying on other fish, say scientists.

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Arctic sea-ice struggles to build volume

BBC Nature news - Wed, 30/11/2016 - 11:02

Data shows the volume of Arctic sea-ice is heading for a record-equalling low for the month of November.

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Mars probe returns first pictures

BBC Nature news - Tue, 29/11/2016 - 17:16

The new satellite that Europe and Russia put in orbit at Mars on 19 October has sent back its first images of the planet.

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