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Rosetta comet chaser takes 'selfie'

BBC Nature news - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 13:08

The Rosetta spacecraft has sent a hauntingly beautiful picture of itself from deep space.

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D-Day for Beddington

RSPB news - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 12:39

A decision's due on the future of a south London wildlife hotspot, here's why it's worth saving.

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Concussion 'breathalyser' proposed

BBC Nature news - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 03:30

Scientists in Birmingham are trialling new medical tests that lead to rapid, pitchside diagnosis of concussion in sport.

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Consumers driving 'shock' tree loss

BBC Nature news - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 01:17

Around five football fields of tropical forest have been illegally cleared every minute between 2000 and 2012 according to a new report.

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Amazon destruction increases again

BBC Nature news - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 01:09

New figures show destruction of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil has risen again, with more than almost 6,000 sq km (2,315 sq miles) being cleared.

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'Signs of recovery' in ozone layer

BBC Nature news - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 00:49

The ozone layer around the earth is showing its first sign of thickening after years of steady depletion, a UN team says.

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Wife on Mars

BBC Nature news - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 00:24

How does it feel when your wife signs up for a one-way space trip?

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How do you stop lava?

BBC Nature news - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 00:09

Can human engineering stop the flow of volcanic lava?

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VIDEO: Ozone layer 'shows signs of recovery'

BBC Nature news - Wed, 10/09/2014 - 23:02

The Earth's protective ozone layer is starting to repair itself, according to a panel of United Nations scientists.

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Computers trained to understand music

BBC Nature news - Wed, 10/09/2014 - 18:06

New software presented at the British Science Festival aims to give music producers the power to manipulate sounds more intuitively.

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Prioritising islands' pest control

BBC Nature news - Wed, 10/09/2014 - 16:14

Scientists develop a way to identify island habitats under threat from invasive vertebrates, such as rats, and in greatest need of protection.

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Mapping reveals Stonehenge secrets

BBC Nature news - Wed, 10/09/2014 - 01:40

Archaeologists have unveiled the most detailed map ever produced of the earth beneath Stonehenge and its surrounds.

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VIDEO: US fears for declining bird numbers

BBC Nature news - Wed, 10/09/2014 - 00:01

The United States puts 230 species of birds on a watch list because of their rapidly declining numbers.

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Fabled Franklin Arctic ship found

BBC Nature news - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 19:16

One of two British explorer ships that vanished in the Arctic more than 160 years ago has been found, Canada's prime minister says.

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Second year of badger culling begins

BBC Nature news - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 17:23

A second year of badger culling begins in parts of Somerset and Gloucestershire in a bid to tackle bovine TB.

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VIDEO: Second year of badger culling begins

BBC Nature news - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 15:30

A second year of badger culling has begun in parts of Gloucestershire and Somerset in a bid to tackle bovine TB.

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China boy finds 3,000-year-old sword

BBC Nature news - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 15:01

Archaeologists date the weapon to the Shang or Zhou dynasties - the dawn of Chinese civilisation.

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Briton dies in Australia shark attack

BBC Nature news - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 14:32

A British man has died after being badly bitten on the leg by a shark off a beach in Australia's popular Byron Bay, officials say.

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AUDIO: How badgers are culled

BBC Nature news - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:52

A second year of badger culling has begun in parts of Gloucestershire and Somerset in a bid to tackle bovine TB.

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'Pocket' diagnosis for Parkinson’s

BBC Nature news - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 08:38

Smartphone technology revealed at the British Science Festival could help diagnose and treat Parkinson's disease.

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