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Autumnwatch returns to Leighton Moss

BBC Nature news - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 16:56

Stags, starlings and more turn out for Autumnwatch

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Scifi short promotes comet mission

BBC Nature news - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 16:15

The European Space Agency releases a short scifi movie to promote its audacious bid to land on a comet next month.

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The race to save the turtle dove

RSPB news - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 15:57

Wildlife enthusiast Tristan Reid is going the extra mile to help support the effort to save one of England's most threatened birds, the turtle dove.

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Breaking ground at local nature reserve

RSPB news - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 15:50

Staff and volunteers at RSPB Sandwell Valley are eagerly anticipating the rumble of heavy machinery as builders finally arrive on site to begin construction of the new centre.

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Dredging up Trouble: Government urged to resist playing politics over winter flood measures

RSPB news - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 13:53

Potentially environmentally-damaging dredging must not be prioritized over other proven flood-prevention measures is the warning to the Government by Blueprint for Water.

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First transplant of 'dead' heart

BBC Nature news - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 13:00

Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".

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The Queen sends her first tweet

BBC Nature news - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 11:51

The Queen sends her first tweet to launch the London Science Museum's ambitious new Information Age gallery.

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Legal fight begins to save beavers

BBC Nature news - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 10:48

Campaigners start legal action to prevent the government from capturing a family of wild beavers.

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EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut

BBC Nature news - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 09:59

The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions.

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North America experiences eclipse

BBC Nature news - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 09:09

Skywatchers in North America are treated to the final eclipse of the year.

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Egyptian obelisk revealed anew

BBC Nature news - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 08:47

Egyptian hieroglyphs seen in a new light

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Science chief warns on acid oceans

BBC Nature news - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 06:18

The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.

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Roman gums 'healthier than ours'

BBC Nature news - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 00:45

People living in Roman Britain had healthier gums than their modern-day descendants, a feat of archaeological dentistry shows.

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VIDEO: Farmland birds show rapid decline

BBC Nature news - Thu, 23/10/2014 - 19:57

Farmland birds are at their lowest levels since records began, according to government figures.

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Turtles tracked on swimming frenzy

BBC Nature news - Thu, 23/10/2014 - 18:26

Small tags stuck to the undersides of baby loggerhead turtles are used to follow the animals' frenetic first hours.

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South east's migratory birds wintering in Africa face steep declines

RSPB news - Thu, 23/10/2014 - 17:58

Migratory species from the south east who fly south for winter are dropping sharply in numbers, a new report by the RSPB and partners has revealed.

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Epic 28-hour flight for Aberfoyle osprey

RSPB news - Thu, 23/10/2014 - 17:16

Two chicks raised in the Trossachs have become the first ospreys from the area to be tracked with the aid of satellite tags.

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Monster shark 'kept whales in check'

BBC Nature news - Thu, 23/10/2014 - 16:23

The extinction of the biggest shark known to science may have triggered whales to grow to their current hefty sizes, a study suggests.

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Farmland birds show rapid decline

BBC Nature news - Thu, 23/10/2014 - 15:39

Farmland birds are at their lowest levels since records began, according to government figures.

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Deal expected on EU climate cuts

BBC Nature news - Thu, 23/10/2014 - 15:20

A plan to cut CO2 by 40% from 1990 levels is likely to be agreed by EU leaders despite the threat of a veto from Poland.

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