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The last eel catcher of Rome

BBC Nature news - Wed, 08/10/2014 - 00:25

The last eel catcher fishing the river in Rome

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VIDEO: Girl, 13, could be first human on Mars

BBC Nature news - Wed, 08/10/2014 - 00:03

Could 13-year-old be first human to reach red planet?

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Garlic injection for tree disease

BBC Nature news - Tue, 07/10/2014 - 17:39

Injecting trees with a concentrated form of garlic might help save trees in the UK from deadly diseases.

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VIDEO: Ash dieback: How to inject a tree

BBC Nature news - Tue, 07/10/2014 - 17:00

The BBC's Claire Marshall takes a closer look at how you go about injecting a tree with a prototype fungicide, derived from garlic, as part of the fight against ash dieback.

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Wales' seabirds say 'thank you' as Welsh Government announces protected sites at sea

RSPB news - Tue, 07/10/2014 - 15:27

RSPB Cymru today (Tuesday 7 October) would like to say 'thank you' to the Welsh Government for taking an important step towards protecting special sites for our seabirds in Wale's coastal waters.

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Magic and wild forays this half term at local nature reserve

RSPB news - Tue, 07/10/2014 - 14:46

Autumn has arrived at RSPB Coombes Valley and to welcome the change in season; the nature reserve will be hosting a week of autumnal magic this half term from October 25 - November 2.

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Nobel Prize for blue LED invention

BBC Nature news - Tue, 07/10/2014 - 10:51

The 2014 Nobel Prize for physics is won by trio of scientists in Japan and the US for the invention of blue light emitting diodes (LED).

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VIDEO: How do astronauts return to Earth?

BBC Nature news - Tue, 07/10/2014 - 10:06

Professor Brian Cox joins a search-and-rescue mission in the depths of winter as they collect two cosmonauts and an astronaut as they arrive back on Earth after months living aboard the International Space Station.

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Nobel winner warns over immigration

BBC Nature news - Tue, 07/10/2014 - 09:33

Nobel Prize winner John O'Keefe warns the government that policies on immigration and animal research are risking Britain's scientific standing.

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From Alien to Fifa: The art of noise

BBC Nature news - Tue, 07/10/2014 - 00:21

The magic of video game sound effects

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The 21st Century house cat

BBC Nature news - Mon, 06/10/2014 - 16:53

Can four felines live happily under the same roof?

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

RSPB news - Mon, 06/10/2014 - 15:47

CairnGorm Mountain hosts viewings of rare wildlife including black grouse, ptarmigan and snow buntings

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Global goose spectacle at Loch of Strathbeg

RSPB news - Mon, 06/10/2014 - 15:41

A staggering 64,655 geese were counted at the reserve on 1 October, the highest number since September 2005.

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Nobel Prize for brain's GPS discovery

BBC Nature news - Mon, 06/10/2014 - 12:55

The Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine has been awarded to three scientists who discovered the brain's "GPS system".

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New York Times in cartoon apology

BBC Nature news - Mon, 06/10/2014 - 08:07

The New York Times apologises for a cartoon on India's Mars Mission following readers' complaints that it mocked India.

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New cracks in Hunterston reactor

BBC Nature news - Mon, 06/10/2014 - 07:13

New cracks found in the core of the Hunterston-B nuclear reactor in Scotland could threaten operator EDF's plans to extend the lives of some power stations.

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Height differences 'caused by DNA'

BBC Nature news - Sun, 05/10/2014 - 18:57

Many subtle DNA changes could explain why some people are taller than others, according to the largest ever study of the genetics behind height.

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Depth key to ocean warming trends

BBC Nature news - Sun, 05/10/2014 - 18:33

The deeper half of the ocean did not get any hotter in the last decade, but warming of the surface layer since the 1970s has been seriously underestimated, according to two new studies.

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VIDEO: Worldwide protests against ivory trade

BBC Nature news - Sun, 05/10/2014 - 05:29

Neha Bhatnagar reports from a demonstration in Nairobi, as protests are held in over a hundred cities across the world calling for an end to the trade of ivory and rhino horns.

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VIDEO: Intern invents 'smart' wheelchair

BBC Nature news - Sun, 05/10/2014 - 00:00

Why connecting wheelchairs to the net could save lives

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Mall Galleries, London SW1Y 5BD, November 1-11, 2012. SWLA annual exhibition

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