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Grave records prehistoric warfare

BBC Nature news - Mon, 17/08/2015 - 20:56

A mass grave containing at least 26 skeletons is further evidence of the brutal conflict that appears to have beset central Europe 7,000 years ago.

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World's biggest nature celebration arrives in UK's smallest county

RSPB news - Mon, 17/08/2015 - 14:46

World's biggest nature celebration arrives in UK's smallest county

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Inmarsat finally gets a launch date

BBC Nature news - Mon, 17/08/2015 - 13:24

London-based Inmarsat sets a launch date for the third of its next-generation spacecraft, allowing it to complete its £1bn Global Xpress network - the UK's biggest commercial space venture.

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Call for tots to join the Little Ducklings at RSPB's Ribble Discovery Centre

RSPB news - Mon, 17/08/2015 - 01:00

A new tots group will launch next month at the RSPB's Ribble Discovery Centre and staff at the Fairhaven Lake venue are on the lookout for mini explorers to join the fun.

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What makes a planet habitable?

BBC Nature news - Mon, 17/08/2015 - 00:43

Working out what is necessary for life

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'Drinkable book' cleans murky water

BBC Nature news - Sun, 16/08/2015 - 23:11

Field trials show a so-called "drinkable book" can kill bacteria in drinking water, thanks to metal nanoparticles embedded in its pages.

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VIDEO: The humble weather symbol 40 years on

BBC Nature news - Sun, 16/08/2015 - 09:11

Forty years since weather symbols were introduced to BBC forecasts, BBC Weather's John Hammond looks back at the evolution of how the corporation has presented the weather.

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Hardest hit wildlife shows signs of recovery on RSPB reserve

RSPB news - Fri, 14/08/2015 - 14:46

Wildlife hardest hit by 2013 tidal storm surge shows signs of recovery on RSPB reserve

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Young 'alien Jupiter' discovered

BBC Nature news - Fri, 14/08/2015 - 11:55

A planet 100 light-years away resembles a young version of Jupiter, astronomers say.

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Call for tots to join the Little Ducklings at RSPB's Ribble Discovery Centre

RSPB news - Fri, 14/08/2015 - 11:18

A new tots group will launch next month at the RSPB's Ribble Discovery Centre and staff at the Fairhaven Lake venue are on the lookout for mini explorers to join the fun.

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Dolphinwatch 2015 to go out with a splash!

RSPB news - Fri, 14/08/2015 - 11:07

Preparations are underway for the celebration event that will take place on the last weekend of Dolphinwatch 2015.

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Global 'food shocks' risk increasing

BBC Nature news - Fri, 14/08/2015 - 09:13

Climate change is increasing the risk of severe 'food shocks' where crops fail and prices of staples rise rapidly.

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Can the smell of the sea cool the Earth?

BBC Nature news - Fri, 14/08/2015 - 01:47

Can the smell of the sea cool the Earth?

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Flows to the Future Project: Field Centre Contract Awarded

RSPB news - Fri, 14/08/2015 - 01:01

The pioneering vision of the Peatlands Partnership to make the dramatic and extensive flow country a centre of European research and innovation excellence has taken a significant step forward.

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VIDEO: Cleaner-fish 'eat' salmon healthy

BBC Nature news - Fri, 14/08/2015 - 00:04

Scotland's salmon farming industry has begun farming a new type of fish, specifically to keep salmon clean.

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Asda to increase price it pays for milk

BBC Nature news - Thu, 13/08/2015 - 21:19

Asda is to increase the price it pays its milk supplier to "a level that will assist farmers during the current crisis", the supermarket says.

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UK museum may hold Zimbabwe bones

BBC Nature news - Thu, 13/08/2015 - 18:51

A UK museum says it may hold Zimbabwean human remains, but cannot confirm if they are the "skulls of beheaded heroes" referred to by President Mugabe.

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Comet 67P passes closest point to Sun

BBC Nature news - Thu, 13/08/2015 - 18:10

Comet 67P has passed the closest point to the Sun in its 6.5-year orbit, with the Rosetta spacecraft still in orbit around it.

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New National Nature Reserve will be UK's largest

RSPB news - Thu, 13/08/2015 - 16:21

The Great Trossachs Forest has been approved as a National Nature Reserve by the Board of SNH.

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VIDEO: Perseid shower in 45 seconds

BBC Nature news - Thu, 13/08/2015 - 14:34

Stargazers captured the dazzling display of the annual Perseid meteor shower as it reached its peak on Wednesday night. BBC News viewers sent in their photos.

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