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VIDEO: Wheelchair user to cross Pennine Trail

BBC Nature news - Fri, 15/05/2015 - 11:17

Roy Taylor will cross 68 miles of the Trans Pennine Trail in his wheelchair to help raise money to "get rid of obstacles" to give the disabled greater access to the countryside.

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Massive conger eel close to record

BBC Nature news - Fri, 15/05/2015 - 08:50

A massive eel caught by fishermen off the coast of Devon narrowly misses the British record.

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More beaches face quality failures

BBC Nature news - Fri, 15/05/2015 - 03:34

A record number of England's beaches are at risk of failing to meet EU water quality standards this year, the Environment Agency warns.

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Why do we sleep?

BBC Nature news - Fri, 15/05/2015 - 00:33

New research gives an insight into why we drop off

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Head behind the scenes at RSPB Hesketh Out Marsh and witness a wildlife spectacle

RSPB news - Thu, 14/05/2015 - 17:38

There is a wonderful wildlife spectacle to witness on the Ribble Estuary as the breeding season gets underway.

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Spectacular seabird spectacle at Preston Marina

RSPB news - Thu, 14/05/2015 - 17:08

Hundreds of seabirds are arriving at Preston Marina for the breeding season after making the epic journey from West Africa.

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Galaxies die by slow 'strangulation'

BBC Nature news - Thu, 14/05/2015 - 15:36

A study suggests that when most galaxies stop forming stars, this death is a slow process that gradually chokes them of the necessary cool gases.

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VIDEO: 'Simple shaving cut could kill you'

BBC Nature news - Thu, 14/05/2015 - 14:32

Economist Jim O'Neill, the head of a UK government-appointed team looking at the impact of superbugs, tells Victoria Derbyshire the antibiotics crisis could cost millions of lives.

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Become a wildlife detective at RSPB Coombes Valley

RSPB news - Thu, 14/05/2015 - 13:28

RSPB Coombes Valley, near Leek, is giving you the chance to learn all about our fascinating woodland wildlife by piecing together clues and becoming a wildlife detective.

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100 voluntary organisations unite to defend nature

RSPB news - Thu, 14/05/2015 - 13:03

100 voluntary organisations across the UK have joined forces to call for the protection of Europe's natural environment.

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Robotic tentacle targets surgery

BBC Nature news - Thu, 14/05/2015 - 12:07

Engineers construct a surgical arm inspired by the humble octopus, with a tube of coffee granules playing a key role in its action.

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Brightman postpones space trip

BBC Nature news - Thu, 14/05/2015 - 08:30

British soprano Sarah Brightman calls off her trip to the International Space Station citing "personal family reasons".

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$2bn antibiotic research fund urged

BBC Nature news - Thu, 14/05/2015 - 08:26

The global pharmaceutical industry is being called on to pay for a $2bn innovation fund to revitalise research into antibiotics.

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VIDEO: Push to revitalise antibiotics research

BBC Nature news - Thu, 14/05/2015 - 07:07

The global pharmaceutical industry is being called on to pay for a $2bn (£1.3bn) innovation fund to revitalise research into antibiotics.

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VIDEO: A look around a large container ship

BBC Nature news - Thu, 14/05/2015 - 00:45

The biggest British registered container ship has arrived in Southampton, as part of its maiden voyage.

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Donut-shaped 'compass' in fly brain

BBC Nature news - Wed, 13/05/2015 - 22:01

Neuroscientists observe compass-like activity sweeping around a dense ring of cells inside the brain of fruit flies.

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Prince Charles urged badger cull

BBC Nature news - Wed, 13/05/2015 - 21:34

Prince Charles asked the Blair government to consider the culling of badgers, historic documents reveal.

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RSPB Scotland Abernethy celebrates tree nursery opening

RSPB news - Wed, 13/05/2015 - 16:02

Donors and local schoolchildren attend event to mark important part of forest expansion project.

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Top panel to give EU science advice

BBC Nature news - Wed, 13/05/2015 - 14:11

A high level group of scientists is to be recruited to provide independent advice to the European Commission, replacing the former role of the chief scientific advisor.

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Probe spies Pluto's faint moons

BBC Nature news - Wed, 13/05/2015 - 13:36

The New Horizons probe, heading for its historic flyby of Pluto in July, has now caught sight of all the known faint moons of the dwarf planet.

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