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Go wild in the park this half-term

RSPB news - Tue, 14/10/2014 - 16:01

Nature conservation organisation, the RSPB, is hosting a programme of free family-friendly wildlife events in Newcastle and Gateshead this half term.

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Comet lander pictures its target

BBC Nature news - Tue, 14/10/2014 - 15:50

The Philae robot, soon to attempt a landing on Comet 67P, takes another dramatic image of the icy object.

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Ebola treatments - how far off?

BBC Nature news - Tue, 14/10/2014 - 13:18

How far away is a treatment and vaccine?

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Things take a 'tern' for the better at local reserve

RSPB news - Tue, 14/10/2014 - 12:12

Visitors had great views of fluffy common tern chicks this summer as they thrived for the first time in years.

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New form of space weather identified

BBC Nature news - Tue, 14/10/2014 - 11:01

A new form of solar cloud is identified by research led by Dundee University into "space weather" emanating from the Sun.

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Plants 'absorb more CO2 than thought'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 14/10/2014 - 01:58

Global climate models under play the amount of CO2 being absorbed by plants, according to new research.

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VIDEO: Mussels 'threat to UK waterways'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 13/10/2014 - 19:34

Scientists are warning that an army of shrimps and mussels from Turkey and Ukraine is poised to invade Britain's waterways and kill off native species.

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Martha's message to Aberdeen

RSPB news - Mon, 13/10/2014 - 18:58

Martha died on 1 September 1914, and with her death the world's most abundant bird became extinct.

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Snail named after marriage equality

BBC Nature news - Mon, 13/10/2014 - 14:04

A new species of hermaphrodite land snail found in Taiwan has been named in support of marriage equality.

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Woman finds three-inch leech in nose

BBC Nature news - Mon, 13/10/2014 - 13:52

A backpacker finds a leech which had been living in her nose for a month after returning from a trip to South East Asia.

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Number of vultures deaths per meal reduced by two thirds since deadly drug ban, says new study

RSPB news - Mon, 13/10/2014 - 11:04

The number of vultures dying from diclofenac contamination in India has reduced by more than two thirds between 2005 and 2009, according to a study published today in an issue of the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (B) on the risk and impacts of pharmaceuticals in the environment.

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VIDEO: Why are these mussels a menace?

BBC Nature news - Mon, 13/10/2014 - 10:28

A new species of mussel has been found in the UK which could be hugely damaging to British wildlife.

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UK's 'Greatest Geosites' announced

BBC Nature news - Mon, 13/10/2014 - 01:10

Geologists name the UK's top 100 geological sites, including 10 "people's favourites".

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Should spy-planes fight US crime?

BBC Nature news - Mon, 13/10/2014 - 00:41

Hi-res surveillance system causes US controversy

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UK waters face 'invasional meltdown'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 13/10/2014 - 00:02

Scientists warn that an army of organisms from Turkey and Ukraine is poised to invade Britain's waterways and destroy native species.

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The First Spacewalk

BBC Nature news - Mon, 13/10/2014 - 00:01

How the first human to walk in space nearly didn't return to Earth

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Ancient mosaic found at Greece tomb

BBC Nature news - Sun, 12/10/2014 - 18:02

Archaeologists in Greece uncover a large floor mosaic at a huge burial site at Amphipolis dating to the time of Alexander the Great.

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How English became language of science

BBC Nature news - Sun, 12/10/2014 - 00:57

How the US changed the language of science

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VIDEO: Ponies munch a meadow back to life

BBC Nature news - Sun, 12/10/2014 - 00:20

Can a team of ponies munch a meadow back to life?

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Will the witching hour strike at Fairburn Ings?

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

Join the team at RSPB Fairburn Ings this Halloween when the nature reserve, near Castleford, will be opening up after dark for a 'Witches and Wizards' evening of ghoulish family fun.

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