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VIDEO: All the Pluto pictures in 60 seconds

BBC Nature news - Sat, 25/07/2015 - 13:09

It's the dwarf planet that keeps on giving. Now Newsround has compiled all the pictures of Pluto so far into one manageable minute.

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Iberian lynx returns to Spain from verge of extinction

BBC Nature news - Sat, 25/07/2015 - 00:27

Hard work saves Spanish lynx from extinction

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Pluto may have 'nitrogen glaciers'

BBC Nature news - Fri, 24/07/2015 - 20:26

Pluto would appear to have glaciers of nitrogen ice, the latest pictures from the New Horizons probe suggest.

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VIDEO: The bag designed to thwart terrorists

BBC Nature news - Fri, 24/07/2015 - 20:04

Scientists have developed what they're describing as a bomb proof material that could be a major step forward in aircraft security.

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Device limits aircraft bomb impact

BBC Nature news - Fri, 24/07/2015 - 18:02

A new system that contains the explosion of bombs smuggled onto aircraft has been successfully tested.

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'Shearwater' theatre performance lands at RSPB Bempton Cliffs

RSPB news - Fri, 24/07/2015 - 13:04

An exclusive performance of a two-man show will take place at the new seabird centre at Bempton Cliffs from 7.30 pm on the 31 July.

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Aileen McLeod enjoys the sights and sounds at the southernmost tip of Scotland

RSPB news - Fri, 24/07/2015 - 12:55

South of Scotland MSP Dr Aileen McLeod experienced life on the edge last week (July 16), as she made a visit to the Mull of Galloway.

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Bioblitz survey this weekend will aim to identify and record every species in the city, and everyone is welcome to join in

RSPB news - Fri, 24/07/2015 - 12:39

RSPB Scotland is calling on people in Glasgow to help discover the city's wildlife by taking part in a bioblitz this Sunday (July 26).

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First photomarathon held at local loch

RSPB news - Fri, 24/07/2015 - 11:00

RSPB Scotland Loch Leven is preparing for its first-ever photomarathon this August

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Step forward for computing by light

BBC Nature news - Fri, 24/07/2015 - 09:23

Engineers and physicists have discovered a property of silicon which could aid the development of faster computers.

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Australia's role in search for alien life

BBC Nature news - Fri, 24/07/2015 - 07:04

Searching for alien life with a telescope down under

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Plastic bag use rises for fifth year

BBC Nature news - Fri, 24/07/2015 - 05:38

The number of single-use plastic bags handed out by UK supermarkets increases for the fifth year, rising to 8.5 billion.

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Four-legged snake fossil discovered

BBC Nature news - Fri, 24/07/2015 - 01:24

Scientists find the first ever four-legged snake, which lived at the time of the dinosaurs and probably dug burrows.

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Rudd criticised for climate plans

BBC Nature news - Fri, 24/07/2015 - 00:37

The energy and climate change secretary faced accusations of "grotesque hypocrisy" as she outlined the government's plan to tackle climate change.

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Fresh water 'key' to monsoon forecast

BBC Nature news - Fri, 24/07/2015 - 00:07

Trying to predict the South Asian monsoon by studying the ocean

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Ban lift on controversial pesticide

BBC Nature news - Thu, 23/07/2015 - 20:33

The government has temporarily lifted a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides in certain parts of the country.

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Bronze Age skeleton found at dig

BBC Nature news - Thu, 23/07/2015 - 18:32

A 4,000 year-old Bronze Age skeleton, believed to be that of a child, is unearthed by archaeologists at a dig in Wiltshire.

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'Earth 2.0' found by Nasa telescope

BBC Nature news - Thu, 23/07/2015 - 17:40

A haul of planets from Nasa's Kepler telescope includes a world sharing many characteristics with Earth.

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The butterfly that feeds on rotting flesh

BBC Nature news - Thu, 23/07/2015 - 16:56

The butterfly that feeds on rotting flesh

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Wytham Woods celebrate a big wild night out

RSPB news - Thu, 23/07/2015 - 16:27

On August 8, the RSPB and Oxford University will be welcoming families to camp under the stars and discover what really goes bump in the night at Oxford University's famous wild woods as part of the annual RSPB Big Wild Sleepout.

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