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Does limiting the power of appliances save energy?

BBC Nature news - Tue, 02/09/2014 - 11:20

Would banning high-power appliances actually save energy?

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Sentinel system pictures Napa quake

BBC Nature news - Tue, 02/09/2014 - 10:43

First report from Europe's new quake-watcher

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RSPB responds to 'common sense' decision to drop Thames Estuary airport

RSPB news - Tue, 02/09/2014 - 10:42

Common sense has prevailed as the Airports Commission rules out an airport in the Thames Estuary.

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Russian sex geckos die in orbit

BBC Nature news - Tue, 02/09/2014 - 09:51

Five gecko lizards sent into orbit on a Russian space satellite as part of a sex experiment have all died, the Russian space agency says.

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How corals stir up their world

BBC Nature news - Tue, 02/09/2014 - 01:57

Corals stir up the water, creating vortices that draw in nutrients and drive away waste, research reveals.

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Action films 'may make you fat'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 02/09/2014 - 01:53

Watching action films could make you more likely than other TV programmes to pile on the pounds, according to US researchers.

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Water voles end 20-year absence

BBC Nature news - Tue, 02/09/2014 - 01:15

Water voles end 20-year absence in Scottish Highlands

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Ratty resurfaces in Strathspey

RSPB news - Tue, 02/09/2014 - 01:02

Endangered water voles return to RSPB Insh Marshes after 20 year absence

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Vacuum cleaner debate hots up

BBC Nature news - Tue, 02/09/2014 - 00:33

Don't get suckered, Mr Vacuum Cleaner tells people trying to beat new EU rules.

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Cave yields Neanderthal 'artwork'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 21:41

An engraving found at a cave in Gibraltar may be the most compelling evidence yet for Neanderthal art.

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Bumper breeding year for rare seabird in Northumberland

RSPB news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 18:07

A rare seabird has enjoyed its most successful breeding season for two decades in Northumberland.

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New book reveals fascinating history of Leighton Moss

RSPB news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 17:13

The first book to chart a 6,000 year history of Leighton Moss is set to be launched at the RSPB reserve this month.

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Don't let the turtle dove become the UK's 'passenger pigeon', says RSPB

RSPB news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 17:12

South east region is working with farmers to provide crucial habitats

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Help to celebrate 20 years of giving nature a home at RSPB Marshside

RSPB news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 17:10

As the RSPB marks 20 years of creating homes for nature at its Marshside reserve in Merseyside, an action-packed day of celebration is set to be held on Sunday 7 September and everyone is invited to join in.

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African food security on the menu

BBC Nature news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 16:55

African ministers and business leaders gather in Ethiopia to consider ways to trigger a green revolution and improve the continent's food security.

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Don't let the turtle dove become the UK's 'passenger pigeon', says RSPB

RSPB news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 16:43

On the 100th anniversary of the extinction of North America's passenger pigeon today, the RSPB is highlighting the plight of the turtle dove, which is currently halving in number every six years.

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Don't let our turtle dove become the UK's passenger pigeon

RSPB news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 11:27

As the world mourns the passing of the passenger 100 years ago, we're reminding everyone that our very own turtle dove could be heading for oblivion

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Antarctic waters 'rising faster'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 11:16

Melting ice is fuelling sea-level rise around the coast of Antarctica, a new report finds.

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VIDEO: Greenhouse gas fear over meat production

BBC Nature news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 07:41

Global consumption of meat needs to fall to ensure future demand for food can be met and to help protect the environment, a study says.

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Greenhouse gas fear over meat eating

BBC Nature news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 04:56

New research estimates greenhouse gases from food production will go up 80% if meat and dairy consumption continues to rise at its current rate.

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