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Is the world ready for GM animals?

BBC Nature news - Wed, 25/02/2015 - 15:29

Is the world ready for modified mosquitoes?

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Europe's 'Landsat' ready for launch

BBC Nature news - Wed, 25/02/2015 - 10:32

The "workhorse" satellite in Europe's new multi-billion-euro Earth observation programme is built and ready to go into orbit.

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RSPB secures Peak District wildlife for future generations

RSPB news - Wed, 25/02/2015 - 10:00

The RSPB has signed a deal with water company United Utilities that will help secure the long-term future for nature in the Peak District National Park.

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VIDEO: Brain-controlled drone shown off

BBC Nature news - Wed, 25/02/2015 - 01:03

A drone specialist in Portugal demonstrates a flight controlled by human brainwaves, and suggests a future of large-scale unmanned flying.

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Waiting for the sea

BBC Nature news - Wed, 25/02/2015 - 01:03

The desert that may one day become water again

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'Invest more' in protected areas

BBC Nature news - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 23:31

The world's national parks and nature reserves receive eight billion tourist visits a year, generating around $600bn of spending, according to research.

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UK approves three-person babies

BBC Nature news - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 21:36

The UK has now become the first country to approve laws to allow the creation of babies from three people.

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Obama vetoes oil pipeline bill

BBC Nature news - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 21:33

US President Barack Obama vetoes a bill that would have approved construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, White House officials say.

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US sea level rise 'very unusual'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:45

Sea levels along the northeast coast of the US rose dramatically during 2009-2010 in an event scientists describe as "very unusual".

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VIDEO: Global sinkholes explained - in 60 secs

BBC Nature news - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 14:45

A brief look at some of the biggest sinkholes in recent history.

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UN climate head Pachauri resigns

BBC Nature news - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 14:31

The head of the United Nations climate change panel, Rajendra Pachauri, steps down amid sexual harassment allegations he denies.

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Northumberland volunteers needed to protect rare seabird

RSPB news - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 13:16

Nature-loving volunteers in Northumberland are needed this summer to help reverse the fortunes of one of the UK's rarest seabirds.

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RSPB Scotland responds to application to hold T in the Park at Strathallan Castle

RSPB news - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 10:48

RSPB Scotland has responded to the application to move T in the Park to a new venue at Strathallan Castle.

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VIDEO: Finger on the pulse of bionic research

BBC Nature news - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 08:11

Scientists at the University of Newcastle are using microchips as fine as human hair to produce a prosthetic hand.

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Rats 'not main cause of Black Death'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 02:02

Gerbils from Asia rather than black rats were responsible for repeated outbreaks of the bubonic plague in Europe, a study suggests.

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Bionic research project gets £1.4m

BBC Nature news - Tue, 24/02/2015 - 01:33

A new generation of bionic limbs could be the result of research being led by scientists at Newcastle University.

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Kew announces new science plans

BBC Nature news - Mon, 23/02/2015 - 23:36

Kew Gardens, which is facing an annual £5m budget deficit, announces its new science strategy.

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Call for global single-use syringes

BBC Nature news - Mon, 23/02/2015 - 10:04

Smart syringes that can be used only once should be used for injections, the World Health Organization has announced.

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Healthy dose of hope for one-use syringes

BBC Nature news - Mon, 23/02/2015 - 06:03

Could a new "auto-disable" syringe help stem HIV outbreaks?

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VIDEO: 'Supertides' to hit UK coastline

BBC Nature news - Sun, 22/02/2015 - 08:25

The biggest high tides in two decades are expected to hit parts of the UK coast this morning, which could see coastal flooding in areas.

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