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MPs urge action on milk price cuts

BBC Nature news - Tue, 20/01/2015 - 06:13

A cross-party committee of MPs urges the government to do more to protect dairy farmers from sharp falls in milk prices.

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First transplant from UK newborn

BBC Nature news - Tue, 20/01/2015 - 05:16

Doctors have carried out the first organ transplant from a newborn in the UK, giving a dead baby's kidneys and liver cells to two separate recipients.

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Soviet collapse felt among wildlife

BBC Nature news - Mon, 19/01/2015 - 23:56

The socioeconomic shocks following the collapse of the Soviet Union also affected the region's wildlife, a study suggests.

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Probe gets an eyeful of dwarf Ceres

BBC Nature news - Mon, 19/01/2015 - 19:26

The American space agency's Dawn spacecraft is bearing down on Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.

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Malaria resistance genetics revealed

BBC Nature news - Mon, 19/01/2015 - 17:21

Genetic mutations that are associated with resistance to the frontline malaria drug are identified, scientists report.

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Micro-machines journey inside animal

BBC Nature news - Mon, 19/01/2015 - 12:55

In a case of science fiction meeting reality, microscopic machines have journeyed inside a living animal for the first time.

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Yr arolwg bywyd gwyllt yr ardd fwyaf y byd ar ei ffordd...

RSPB news - Mon, 19/01/2015 - 11:30

Mae digwyddiad RSPB blynyddol Gwylio Adar yn yr Ardd (Big Garden Birdwatch) yn ôl dydd Sadwrn 24 a dydd Sul 25 Ionawr 2015, yn rhoi cyfle i bobl ar draws Cymru i fod yn rhan o arolwg bywyd gwyllt fwyaf y byd.

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VIDEO: How do you vaccinate a badger?

BBC Nature news - Mon, 19/01/2015 - 10:09

BBC Inside Out follows the badger vaccination team in Cornwall as they test whether vaccination could be an effective alternative to culling.

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Disease threat to wild bees

BBC Nature news - Mon, 19/01/2015 - 06:12

The trade in bees used for honey or to pollinate crops could have a devastating impact on wild bees and other insects, say scientists.

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'Designer baby debate should start'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 19/01/2015 - 01:47

Rapid progress in genetics is making "designer babies" more likely and society needs to be prepared, leading scientists have told the BBC.

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VIDEO: Video of SpaceX rocket crash landing

BBC Nature news - Sun, 18/01/2015 - 23:09

The inventor and entrepreneur Elon Musk has shared video footage of the moment his SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket crashed into a floating sea platform.

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VIDEO: Seals' night 'secrets' revealed

BBC Nature news - Sat, 17/01/2015 - 13:43

Thermal imaging filming techniques by BBC Winterwatch have revealed the nocturnal behaviour of England's largest seal colony.

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VIDEO: Scientists prepare for sub-Antarctic rat cull

BBC Nature news - Sat, 17/01/2015 - 10:26

British scientists are preparing for the world's biggest rat cull on a sub-Antarctic island.

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Complaints against the RSPB rejected

RSPB news - Sat, 17/01/2015 - 09:00

Two formal complaints against our work have been rejected by the Charity Commission.

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Rosetta will prompt image rethink

BBC Nature news - Fri, 16/01/2015 - 22:56

The way some images have been drip-fed from the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission at Comet 67P should prompt a rethink on data policies, the organisation's chief says.

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2014 confirmed as warmest on record

BBC Nature news - Fri, 16/01/2015 - 18:29

The 12 months of 2014 were the warmest on record, with global temperatures 0.68C (1.24F) above the long-term average, say US government scientists.

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VIDEO: The geese that fly over Mt Everest

BBC Nature news - Fri, 16/01/2015 - 13:20

A tracking study reveals the secrets of the Himalayan flight of the bar-headed goose, the world's highest bird migration.

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Wind adds resilience to UK energy

BBC Nature news - Fri, 16/01/2015 - 12:00

Installing more wind turbines will make the UK's energy market more resilient to price shocks in the global fossil fuel markets, an independent report concludes.

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Lost Beagle2 probe found on Mars

BBC Nature news - Fri, 16/01/2015 - 11:00

High-resolution images taken from orbit identify the landing location of the lost Beagle2 probe, and it appears to be in one piece.

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Highest bird migration tracked

BBC Nature news - Thu, 15/01/2015 - 20:02

The mystery of the highest bird migration - the flight of bar-headed geese over the Himalayas - has finally been solved by scientists.

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