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RSPB launches special mountain "grouse-watches" for wildlife enthusiasts

RSPB news - Thu, 09/04/2015 - 01:00

CairnGorm Mountain to host viewings of rare wildlife including black grouse, ptarmigan and ring ouzel

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VIDEO: Salmon numbers fall sharply

BBC Nature news - Wed, 08/04/2015 - 08:56

Atlantic salmon numbers have fallen at an alarming rate despite best efforts of conservation

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Cave crustaceans 'lose visual brain'

BBC Nature news - Wed, 08/04/2015 - 02:11

A study of blind crustaceans living in deep, dark caves shows that evolution is rapidly withering the visual parts of their brain.

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Bendy battery promises safety, speed

BBC Nature news - Tue, 07/04/2015 - 17:43

Engineers unveil a flexible aluminium battery which they say could offer a cheap, fast-charging and safe alternative to current designs.

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Blackbirds top of the class again in RSPB's Big Schools' Birdwatch

RSPB news - Tue, 07/04/2015 - 17:06

More than 4,000 pupils and teachers across Wales counted the birds in their school grounds for one hour of one day in the first half of Spring Term (5 January - 13 February 2015). The survey is part of RSPB's annual Big Garden Birdwatch - the biggest garden wildlife survey in the world. This year over 28,000 people across Wales took part in this citizen science survey over one weekend at the end of January.

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VIDEO: What is it like to climb Everest?

BBC Nature news - Tue, 07/04/2015 - 15:48

What is it like to climb Everest?

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Brontosaurus dino name is revived

BBC Nature news - Tue, 07/04/2015 - 12:59

The iconic name Brontosaurus, which was once used to describe a titanic family of dinosaurs, is being revived after it was killed off more than a century ago.

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Will 'golden' California turn brown?

BBC Nature news - Mon, 06/04/2015 - 20:55

How will California enforce its strict water rules?

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VIDEO: Fumes in world's filthiest city, Delhi

BBC Nature news - Mon, 06/04/2015 - 17:09

The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder reports from Delhi, considered by the World Health Organization to be the most polluted city in the world last year.

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Hadron Collider restarts after pause

BBC Nature news - Sun, 05/04/2015 - 11:30

The Large Hadron Collider restarts after a two-year rebuild, with scientists hoping it will provide answers to fundamental questions about the universe.

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What next for the Large Hadron Collider?

BBC Nature news - Sun, 05/04/2015 - 10:24

The LHC sets its sights on a new kind of physics

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VIDEO: Cern prepares for new experiments

BBC Nature news - Sat, 04/04/2015 - 22:30

David Shukman visits the Large Hadron Collider to see the final preparations and look at what the next stage of experiments might discover.

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VIDEO: Crowdfunding boosts biotech industry

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/04/2015 - 11:42

Biotechnology start-up companies are increasingly turning to crowdfunding in order to find investors for their business.

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VIDEO: Battle to protect rhinos in SA

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/04/2015 - 09:25

A record number of rhinos were slaughtered for their horns in South Africa last year, and fears are growing for the survival of the species in the wild.

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Star's birth glimpsed 'in real time'

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/04/2015 - 01:37

Astronomers witness a key stage in the birth of a very heavy star, using two radio telescope views of the process taken 18 years apart.

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Rabbit and hare population mapped

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/04/2015 - 01:08

Biologists are calling on the public to report sightings of rabbits and hares as part of a conservation effort.

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'Historic' Iran nuclear deal reached

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/04/2015 - 00:45

An outline agreement on the future shape of the Iranian nuclear programme is reached after marathon talks between Iran and six major powers.

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California's drought in pictures

BBC Nature news - Thu, 02/04/2015 - 15:37

Pictures from California's record-breaking drought

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Bloodhound Diary: Building a 'bullet-proof' car

BBC Nature news - Thu, 02/04/2015 - 14:58

The Bloodhound car will be bullet-proof as well as fast

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Perfect view: new hide on Skye provides ideal place to see wildlife

RSPB news - Thu, 02/04/2015 - 13:18

People hoping to see Skye's amazing wildlife including a pair of majestic white-tailed eagles now have a spectacular vantage point to watch them.

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