You are hereFeed aggregator

Feed aggregator


Trade routes written in camel DNA

BBC Nature news - Tue, 10/05/2016 - 11:29

Cross-continental study reveals how camels' genetic diversity is shaped by ancient trade routes.

Categories: Nature

VIDEO: Scientists: 21% of plants risk extinction

BBC Nature news - Tue, 10/05/2016 - 06:36

Scientists have published their first global assessment of the state of the world's plants.

Categories: Nature

New tally for total number of plants

BBC Nature news - Tue, 10/05/2016 - 00:31

A new report looking at the state of the world's plants estimates that 390,900 species are known to science.

Categories: Nature

VIDEO: Rare images of Mercury passing Sun

BBC Nature news - Mon, 09/05/2016 - 21:33

Nasa images capture Mercury transit the Sun, one of the few times it will do so this century.

Categories: Nature

Mercury completes journey across Sun

BBC Nature news - Mon, 09/05/2016 - 19:44

The Solar System's smallest planet has made one of its irregular passes between the Earth and Sun.

Categories: Nature

VIDEO: How daughter's DNA led to murderer

BBC Nature news - Mon, 09/05/2016 - 18:55

A man who sexually assaulted and stabbed a girl 32 years ago has been given a life sentence for her murder.

Categories: Nature

Rover mission in 'last chance saloon'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 09/05/2016 - 17:08

Europe's rover mission to Mars is "drinking in the last chance saloon", warns the European Space Agency's director general, who says the project cannot have an open-ended schedule or budget.

Categories: Nature

Youthful 'second skin' to hide wrinkles

BBC Nature news - Mon, 09/05/2016 - 16:13

Scientists say they have developed an invisible elastic film that can be applied to the skin to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and eye bags.

Categories: Nature

Corncrake calls on Rathlin Island

RSPB news - Mon, 09/05/2016 - 11:03

The distinctive crex-crex call of the corncrake has been heard on Rathlin Island for just the second time in 17 years.

Categories: Nature

Who is the 'Ivory Queen'?

BBC Nature news - Mon, 09/05/2016 - 09:13

The woman accused of leading one of Africa's biggest smuggling rings

Categories: Nature

Island holds red squirrel leprosy study

BBC Nature news - Mon, 09/05/2016 - 00:22

A study to find out how a form of leprosy is affecting the UK's threatened red squirrels is to be carried out on Dorset's Brownsea Island.

Categories: Nature

The cave divers who went back for their friends

BBC Nature news - Mon, 09/05/2016 - 00:00

The cave divers who went back for their dead friends

Categories: Nature

Crowds flock to car-free Champs Elysees

BBC Nature news - Sun, 08/05/2016 - 18:42

Thousands of people have take advantage of a move by the authorities in Paris to close the famous Champs Elysees thoroughfare to traffic.

Categories: Nature

Tributes paid to Attenborough at 90

BBC Nature news - Sun, 08/05/2016 - 16:24

Tributes are paid to renowned naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough as he turns 90.

Categories: Nature

Tourists asked to fight wildlife trade

BBC Nature news - Sun, 08/05/2016 - 00:33

Conservationists have launched a global campaign asking the public to use a smartphone app to help tackle the illegal trade in wildlife.

Categories: Nature

Fossils shed light on 'bizarre' reptile

BBC Nature news - Sat, 07/05/2016 - 00:05

Scientists say new fossils found in China are of a crocodile-like creature that was the first known plant-eating marine reptile.

Categories: Nature

Global sleeping patterns revealed

BBC Nature news - Sat, 07/05/2016 - 00:02

The world's sleeping patterns have been revealed by scientists analysing data collected from an app.

Categories: Nature

Hoy's sea eagles pass halfway mark

RSPB news - Fri, 06/05/2016 - 18:21

All's going well for Orkney's nesting sea eagles, according to the RSPB Scotland team watching over the birds on Hoy.

Categories: Nature

VIDEO: 'Boaty' ship takes Attenborough's name

BBC Nature news - Fri, 06/05/2016 - 15:37

The UK's new state-of-the-art polar research ship will be named after Sir David Attenborough, despite the title "Boaty McBoatface" previously topping a public vote.

Categories: Nature

VIDEO: Celebrating Attenborough at 90

BBC Nature news - Fri, 06/05/2016 - 11:32

A quick look at some of the best moments of the beloved broadcaster and naturalist.

Categories: Nature

See Michael's works

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

Powered by Drupal, an open source content management system