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Giant snowballs on Russian beach

BBC Nature news - Sun, 06/11/2016 - 20:58

A beach in Siberia has been transformed by naturally occurring giant snowballs.

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How to get an Indonesian Komodo dragon out of your bathroom

BBC Nature news - Fri, 04/11/2016 - 21:54

Planet Earth II's camera crew came back from filming to find an unwanted visitor.

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Canada military probes mysterious Arctic pinging noise

BBC Nature news - Fri, 04/11/2016 - 19:48

The Canadian military probes a mysterious Arctic pinging sound, officials tell the BBC.

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Widnes worm Dave wriggles into record books

BBC Nature news - Fri, 04/11/2016 - 17:42

An earthworm named Dave wriggles into the record books as the largest ever found in the UK - measuring a whopping 40cm (15.7in).

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Scientists apply for GM wheat trial in UK

BBC Nature news - Fri, 04/11/2016 - 15:47

Researchers apply for a licence to carry out a trial of a genetically modified wheat crop in a small field in Hertfordshire.

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Paris climate deal enters force as focus shifts to action

BBC Nature news - Fri, 04/11/2016 - 11:13

The Paris agreement on climate change has come into force, with efforts due to continue next week on the way ahead.

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Inventor Sir James Dyson sets up college to tackle skills shortage

BBC Nature news - Fri, 04/11/2016 - 10:34

Inventor Sir James Dyson is setting up his own technology institute to tackle the shortage of engineers.

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Health scare

BBC Nature news - Fri, 04/11/2016 - 02:02

Given the complexity of antibiotics resistance, what should we do to tackle the problem?

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'Flasher' frog found hidden in Australian swamp

BBC Nature news - Fri, 04/11/2016 - 00:33

A rare species of frog is discovered which startles predators by revealing its bright orange groin.

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Ebola adapted to easily infect people

BBC Nature news - Thu, 03/11/2016 - 17:15

Ebola dramatically adapted to infect human tissues with ease in the first few months of the Ebola outbreak.

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Sterile flies released in Florida to combat flesh-eating worm

BBC Nature news - Thu, 03/11/2016 - 16:19

Authorities in Florida are releasing sterile flies in a bid to stamp out a flesh-eating livestock disease that has returned to the US for the first time in 30 years.

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Big Chinese rocket makes maiden flight

BBC Nature news - Thu, 03/11/2016 - 15:26

China has launched its biggest rocket to date - the Long March 5.

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UN review says carbon plans fall well short of climate goals

BBC Nature news - Thu, 03/11/2016 - 13:00

An analysis of national plans to cut carbon says they are still way above the levels needed to keep the rise in global temperatures under 2C.

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James Webb: Two years to Hubble successor's launch

BBC Nature news - Thu, 03/11/2016 - 12:31

Engineers finish assembling the telescope that will succeed Hubble. James Webb, as it is known, is now on track to be launched two years from now.

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Pupils find out results of ISS space seeds experiment

BBC Nature news - Wed, 02/11/2016 - 23:44

Thousands of school children have been helping to carry out experiments to see whether seeds that have been in space grow as well as those that have stayed on Earth.

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Rock shelter used by speedy early Australians

BBC Nature news - Wed, 02/11/2016 - 19:06

The swiftness with which the first Aboriginal settlers spread across Australia is underlined by the discovery of an ancient rock shelter north of Adelaide.

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DNA clues to how chipmunk earned its stripes

BBC Nature news - Wed, 02/11/2016 - 19:01

New research suggests chipmunks and a type of mouse evolved stripes early in their evolution, which may have given them an advantage in outwitting predators.

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Tim Peake schools seed experiment results released

BBC Nature news - Wed, 02/11/2016 - 19:01

The results of a mass schools experiment led by Tim Peake have been released.

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Green group wins air pollution court battle

BBC Nature news - Wed, 02/11/2016 - 12:58

Campaigners have won the latest battle in legal action against the UK Government over levels of air pollution.

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Baby rhino takes first bath

BBC Nature news - Wed, 02/11/2016 - 11:00

A newborn rhino, born at Blank Park Zoo in the US city of Des Moines, has been taking her first bath.

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