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Sixth man on Moon Edgar Mitchell dies

BBC Nature news - Sat, 06/02/2016 - 12:24

US astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who was the sixth man to walk on the Moon and had an "epiphany" in space, dies at the age of 85.

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Sea lion found in San Diego restaurant

BBC Nature news - Sat, 06/02/2016 - 06:07

A hungry sea lion pup is rescued after finding its way into a restaurant in the US city of San Diego.

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RSPB Scotland objects to application for ship-to-ship oil transfers in Moray Firth

RSPB news - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 18:04

RSPB Scotland has objected to an application to allow ship-to-ship oil transfers in the Moray Firth.

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'Wrong type of trees' boost warming

BBC Nature news - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 16:44

Scientists say replacing broadleaved species with conifers over the past two centuries has increased global temperatures.

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Bears hibernate 'with bacterial help'

BBC Nature news - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 09:05

A Swedish study suggests that changes in the gut flora of brown bears help them to cope with the weird metabolic demands of hibernation.

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Spread of bee disease 'largely manmade'

BBC Nature news - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 03:16

The global honeybee trade is driving a pandemic that threatens hives and wild bees, according to a study.

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Winning photos from beautiful gardens

BBC Nature news - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 01:11

What is the most beautiful garden photo of the year?

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RSPB Scotland snaps up nature reserve at most northern point of British mainland

RSPB news - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 01:01

RSPB Scotland has announced that it has purchased the nature reserve at Dunnet Head, which is the northernmost point of mainland Britain.

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New rainforests boost carbon capture

BBC Nature news - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 00:01

Secondary rainforests - if allowed to flourish in the right conditions - can absorb 11 times as much carbon as old-growth rainforests, a study shows.

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New tarantula named after Johnny Cash

BBC Nature news - Thu, 04/02/2016 - 23:03

Among 14 newly described species of tarantula is Aphonopelma johnnycashi, which lives near Folsom Prison in California.

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Colombia warns on Zika baby risk

BBC Nature news - Thu, 04/02/2016 - 19:45

Health officials in Colombia are warning that as many as 600 babies could be born with microcephaly this year.

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Paris deal could 'displace millions'

BBC Nature news - Thu, 04/02/2016 - 02:44

A global deal to limit emissions of carbon dioxide could make millions of forest dwellers homeless, according to a new analysis.

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Mystery of 'sock of the deep' solved

BBC Nature news - Wed, 03/02/2016 - 19:07

A decades-long mystery of a deep-sea creature that resembles a discarded purple sock has been solved, scientists say.

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VIDEO: Meet the mysterious deep-sea 'sock'

BBC Nature news - Wed, 03/02/2016 - 19:07

The mystery of a deep-sea creature that resembles a discarded purple sock has been solved, scientists report.

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Space milestone we almost missed

BBC Nature news - Wed, 03/02/2016 - 13:14

Scotland's venture into space, launched from the Outer Hebrides, that almost went unnoticed.

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Luxembourg to support space mining

BBC Nature news - Wed, 03/02/2016 - 11:12

The Luxembourg government has signalled its intention to get behind the 'next industrial revolution' - the mining of asteroids in space.

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Supersonic car bid delayed until 2017

BBC Nature news - Wed, 03/02/2016 - 10:00

The attempt to break the world land speed record with the Bloodhound 1,000mph car has been put back again, to 2017, because the funding is not yet in place.

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Black hole's twin jets shine bright

BBC Nature news - Wed, 03/02/2016 - 00:37

Astronomers capture images of two vast, bright jets of material, fired into space in opposite directions by a distant black hole.

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MoD to buy high-flying solar planes

BBC Nature news - Wed, 03/02/2016 - 00:06

The UK Ministry of Defence is going to acquire some high-altitude "eternal" solar planes.

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UK greenhouse gas emissions' 8% drop

BBC Nature news - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 13:54

Greenhouse gas output in the UK fell almost 8% in 2014, although emissions from transport and agriculture rose slightly, official figures show.

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