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VIDEO: Fireball captured on police dashcam

BBC Nature news - Tue, 17/05/2016 - 22:34

A bright fireball lit up the sky across several states in the US early on Tuesday - and was captured on a police officer's dashcam.

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Paradise lost in a tourism boom

BBC Nature news - Tue, 17/05/2016 - 18:18

Beautiful places threatened by mass tourism

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Call for 'more Britons in space'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 17/05/2016 - 18:00

Britain's first astronaut says the UK risks becoming a "backward nation" if the government does not pay to send more people into space.

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Brexit 'risk' for UK universities

BBC Nature news - Tue, 17/05/2016 - 12:44

UK universities could find it harder to recruit international students if the UK leaves the EU, suggests a survey.

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Shakespeare theatre remains revealed

BBC Nature news - Tue, 17/05/2016 - 11:06

A 'bird whistle' thought to have been used for sound effects in 16th century performances of Romeo and Juliet is discovered at the site of one of Shakespeare's theatres.

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Natural beauty restored as Hesketh Out Marsh returns to the wild

RSPB news - Tue, 17/05/2016 - 10:47

RSPB project will return land to its natural beauty creating a wildlife haven the size of 190 football pitches at Hesketh Out Marsh East in Lancashire

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There's just two weeks to for poetry competition to celebrate meadows

RSPB news - Tue, 17/05/2016 - 09:56

There is just two weeks left for folk to submit their entries to a Doric Poetry Competition to celebrate meadows

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Dog cancer's global march mapped

BBC Nature news - Tue, 17/05/2016 - 01:04

In a major genetic study, scientists trace the historic global spread of a cancer transmitted between mating dogs.

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Bison calf put down after car boot trip

BBC Nature news - Mon, 16/05/2016 - 22:34

Officials at Yellowstone National Park reveal that they had to put down a newborn bison after some tourists put it in the boot of their car.

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UK-built Qashqais 'cheated emissions'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 16/05/2016 - 21:19

Nissan Qashqai cars built at the firm's Sunderland plant in the UK were fitted with so-called emissions defeat devices, South Korean officials allege.

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'Smart leg' makes engineering prize list

BBC Nature news - Mon, 16/05/2016 - 14:35

An "intelligent" prosthetic limb, improved MRI scanners and green engines are the three finalists for a major UK engineering prize.

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April breaks global temperature record

BBC Nature news - Mon, 16/05/2016 - 13:08

April was the seventh month in a row to have broken global temperature records, Nasa figures show.

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Bloodhound Diary: Riding four 'gyroscopes'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 16/05/2016 - 11:57

The effects from riding four 'gyroscopes'

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Local MP becomes Puffin Champion at RSPB Bempton Cliffs

RSPB news - Mon, 16/05/2016 - 11:19

Following a recent visit to RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Kevin Hollinrake MP, has become a species champion for the puffin to help raise awareness of the plight of this endangered seabird.

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Spring Fair fun to be had at Fairhaven

RSPB news - Mon, 16/05/2016 - 10:59

The popular RSPB Spring Fair event is set to return to the Ribble Discovery Centre at Fairhaven Lake this May Bank Holiday and visitors of all ages are invited to join in the fun.

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India to 'divert rivers' to tackle drought

BBC Nature news - Mon, 16/05/2016 - 09:01

India is to divert water from major rivers like the Brahmaputra and the Ganges to deal with severe drought, a senior minister tells the BBC.

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Largest plane draws crowds in Australia

BBC Nature news - Mon, 16/05/2016 - 05:56

Thousands of Australian aircraft enthusiasts have watched the world's largest plane, the Antonov An-225 Mriya, arrive in Perth.

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Global flooding 'will threaten billion'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 16/05/2016 - 05:28

By 2060 more than a billion people worldwide will live in cities at risk of catastrophic flooding as a result of climate change, a UK charity warns.

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Discoverer of Neptune's rings dies

BBC Nature news - Sun, 15/05/2016 - 22:26

Andre Brahic, one of the people who discovered the rings of Neptune, has died aged 73, his publisher says.

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RSPCA to become 'less adversarial'

BBC Nature news - Sat, 14/05/2016 - 12:49

The new chief executive of the RSPCA, Jeremy Cooper, says the charity has made mistakes in the past and in future will be "less political".

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