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Last week for entries to the 'Big Picture' Photography competition

RSPB news - Sat, 19/04/2014 - 13:15

Entries have been pouring in for the 'Big Picture' photography competition celebrating the wildlife, landscape and the people of the Greater Thames Estuary

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VIDEO: Water voles fighting back in Sussex

BBC Nature news - Sat, 19/04/2014 - 08:49

The number of water voles has declined by a fifth in the UK since 2011, recent figures suggest. But in one small part of Sussex, the water vole is surviving as Roger Finn reports.

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Chlorine: From toxic chemical to household cleaner

BBC Nature news - Sat, 19/04/2014 - 00:26

The element that makes a familiar smell when mixed with urine

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SpaceX launches station cargo flight

BBC Nature news - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 23:06

US company SpaceX launches its latest re-supply mission to the International Space Station, sending up a Dragon freighter to rendezvous with the orbiting platform on Sunday.

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Female cave insects have 'penises'

BBC Nature news - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 05:51

Female insects with 'penises' have been discovered in Brazil - the first example of an animal with sex-reversed genitalia.

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VIDEO: 'Most Earth-like planet yet' found

BBC Nature news - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 04:39

A planet that is close in size to the Earth and that could hold water on its surface has been identified by the Kepler telescope.

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Ancient life 'frozen' by impacts

BBC Nature news - Fri, 18/04/2014 - 02:54

Ancient grasses from the Pampas of Argentina were preserved in glass when asteroids struck the area, scientists report.

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'Most Earth-like planet yet' found

BBC Nature news - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 19:04

A planet that is close in size to the Earth and that could hold water on its surface has been identified by the Kepler telescope.

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EU green light for UK carbon project

BBC Nature news - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 17:12

A British project to capture CO2 and bury it under the North Sea looks set to receive a 300m-euro boost from the EU.

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West Yorkshire's garden wildlife revealed

RSPB news - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 15:06

Nearly half of people in West Yorkshire who took part in the Big Garden Birdwatch see common frogs in their gardens on a regular basis but only a fraction ever see the endangered red squirrel, according to the second round of results from the world's biggest wildlife survey.

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New London Zoo cubs in 'rude health'

BBC Nature news - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 13:15

Six months after a rare tiger cub died, London Zoo's new triplet cubs have been given a clean bill of health.

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West Sussex garden wildlife revealed

RSPB news - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 12:33

Grey squirrels are the most common wildlife in West Sussex with frogs hopping up behind, followed by badgers and hedgehogs

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Surrey's garden wildlife line up revealed

RSPB news - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 12:25

Grey squirrels are the most frequently seen wildlife in Surrey with frogs hopping up behind, followed by badgers and hedgehogs

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Kent's garden wildlife line up revealed

RSPB news - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 12:15

Grey squirrels most frequently spotted, with frogs hopping up behind, followed by badgers and hedgehogs

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Isle of Wight garden wildlife revealed

RSPB news - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 12:05

Unlike the rest of the south east, red squirrels are frequently seen followed by frogs, badgers and hedgehogs

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Hampshire garden wildlife line up revealed

RSPB news - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 11:46

Grey squirrels are the most frequently seen wildlife in Hampshire with frogs hopping up behind, followed by badgers and hedgehogs

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Squirrels are top of the spots

RSPB news - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 11:41

Grey squirrels are the most frequently seen wildlife in East Sussex with frogs hopping up behind, followed by badgers and hedgehogs

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Berkshire's garden wildlife line up

RSPB news - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 11:34

Grey squirrels are the most frequently seen wildlife in the county with frogs hopping up behind, followed by badgers and hedgehogs

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Grey squirrel tops wildlife survey

RSPB news - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 11:20

For the last 36 years people have been recording the birds which land in their gardens and local green spaces during the RSPB's annual Big Garden Birdwatch. But this January, for the first time, the charity also asked people to keep a look out for other wildlife which visits during the year - from squirrels to badgers and frogs

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Artists have unique brain structure

BBC Nature news - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 10:35

Artists' brains are structurally different to non-artists in areas relating to fine motor movements and visual imagery, a study finds.

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

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