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How time zones confused the world

BBC Nature news - Fri, 07/08/2015 - 22:24

There is now Pyongyang Time to add to Greenwich Mean Time, Eastern Standard Time and Lord Howe Standard Time. Time zones are as much about politics, diplomacy and rebellion as they are about... the time.

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Fastest neutrino among new findings

BBC Nature news - Fri, 07/08/2015 - 15:59

Physicists unveil a raft of new findings about neutrinos bombarding the Earth from above, below - and within.

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Coasts 'final frontier' for study

BBC Nature news - Fri, 07/08/2015 - 14:31

Archaeologists want the public's help as they attempt to tackle what they describe as the "final frontier" - England's coastline.

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Ash cloud grounds Bali-bound flights

BBC Nature news - Fri, 07/08/2015 - 12:47

Australian flights to and from the holiday island of Bali are halted due to a persistent volcanic ash cloud.

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VIDEO: Solving the mystery of air accidents

BBC Nature news - Fri, 07/08/2015 - 10:10

The BBC's Richard Westcott speaks to Prof Graham Braithwaite at The Accident Lab at Cranfield University, where air accident investigators are trained.

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Cecil the lion: Why a hunting ban is not the answer

BBC Nature news - Fri, 07/08/2015 - 03:02

Would a hunting ban cost more lives than it saves?

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Risk of further Nepal-India quake

BBC Nature news - Fri, 07/08/2015 - 00:01

Scientists warn that Nepal's devastating April earthquake failed to release all of the stress built up underground, increasing the chance of a quake further west.

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Fast-growth fish risks overlooked

BBC Nature news - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 14:45

A study of global fish populations suggests fast-growth fish species are more vulnerable to population collapses than previously thought.

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VIDEO: Can ocean currents map MH370 debris?

BBC Nature news - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 11:41

Ocean experts have said a video modelling of ocean currents predicted that the wreckage of MH370 would be discovered near the remote French Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

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Join in, sleep out and get connected to nature

RSPB news - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 10:32

The RSPB is asking people to sleep outside this weekend (7-9 August) to get closer to nature as part of its Big Wild Sleepout event.

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Concern over marine protected areas

BBC Nature news - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 10:30

Fishermen's leaders warn the creation of Marine Protected Areas around Scotland's coast could result in a modern-day "clearance" that would devastate small fishing communities.

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VIDEO: Nasa photographs moon's 'dark side'

BBC Nature news - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 07:49

Nasa's Deep Space Observatory satellite has captured composite images of the moon from a million miles away.

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Kicking up a skink over mining

BBC Nature news - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 07:46

The animals scuttling mines in Australia

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Will debris solve MH370 mystery?

BBC Nature news - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 04:16

The long-running mystery of flight MH370

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Join in, sleep out and get connected to nature

RSPB news - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 01:01

Spend a night outside this weekend and help children get closer to nature.

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Offshore wind farm plan for Teesside

BBC Nature news - Wed, 05/08/2015 - 17:59

A giant offshore wind farm that could provide power for up to two million homes is given the go-ahead by the government.

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Fish 'at risk' to trawlers revealed

BBC Nature news - Wed, 05/08/2015 - 15:17

Lab-based experiments produce the first evidence of the characteristics of individual fish that leave them at greater risk of getting caught.

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War declared on athletics - Coe

BBC Nature news - Wed, 05/08/2015 - 15:01

Allegations of widespread doping in athletics are "a declaration of war" on the sport, says IAAF vice-president Lord Coe.

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Ancient find baffles archaeologists

BBC Nature news - Wed, 05/08/2015 - 14:00

Israeli archaeologists say they are trying to decode ancient inscriptions written in Hebrew discovered at a dig in Jerusalem.

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Loss of world's rarest ape charted

BBC Nature news - Wed, 05/08/2015 - 03:10

The decline of the Hainan gibbon - the world's rarest primate - has been revealed by a trawl through historical Chinese documents.

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