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Meet the man who watches volcanoes

BBC Nature news - Thu, 20/04/2017 - 10:13

Boris Behncke lives near Mount Etna and monitors the volcano.

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Unknown ancient reptile roamed the Pyrenees mountains

BBC Nature news - Thu, 20/04/2017 - 10:05

The footprint made by a reptile that lived almost 250 million years ago has been found in the Pyrenees.

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'Perfect storm' threatens Europe's salamanders

BBC Nature news - Thu, 20/04/2017 - 09:38

Scientists call for "amphibian arks" to protect wild salamanders in Europe from a deadly infection.

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Restless mountains

BBC Nature news - Wed, 19/04/2017 - 22:31

European satellites will routinely map every land volcano on Earth, looking for early eruption signs.

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'Gibraltar-sized' space rock passes Earth

BBC Nature news - Wed, 19/04/2017 - 17:09

A large asteroid the size of the Rock of Gibraltar has passed safely by Earth.

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Physicists observe 'negative mass'

BBC Nature news - Wed, 19/04/2017 - 13:07

Physicists have created a fluid with "negative mass", which accelerates towards you when pushed.

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Great Dunmow postbox out of action while birds nest inside

BBC Nature news - Wed, 19/04/2017 - 06:23

A postbox gets the stamp of approval from a pair of nesting birds.

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Whale world

BBC Nature news - Tue, 18/04/2017 - 22:32

A study that attached cameras with suction cups to the backs of Antarctic whales has revealed never before seen feeding habits and social interactions.

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Iceberg tourists flock to Newfoundland town

BBC Nature news - Tue, 18/04/2017 - 21:27

A new resident off the coast of a Canadian town has turned it into a cool tourist spot.

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Slims River: Climate change causes 'river piracy' in Canada's Yukon

BBC Nature news - Tue, 18/04/2017 - 18:48

When a team of scientists went to the Yukon to study the Slims River, all they found was a "skinny lake".

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Live, long and black giant shipworm found in Philippines

BBC Nature news - Tue, 18/04/2017 - 17:03

Scientists find live specimens of the giant shipworm, described as "rare and enigmatic".

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Fish 'pool' their experience to solve problems

BBC Nature news - Tue, 18/04/2017 - 16:17

Some of them may know where to find food but not how to access it while others know how to get at it but not where it is hidden.

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Google Earth adds Attenborough world tours

BBC Nature news - Tue, 18/04/2017 - 16:06

The BBC's Sir David Attenborough will show people "natural treasures" within the new Google Earth.

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Mega-constellation satellites will need 'rapid disposal'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 18/04/2017 - 14:15

Good management of spacecraft mega-constellations can avoid polluting the orbital environment.

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Rescued bears settle in to new life in Ukraine

BBC Nature news - Tue, 18/04/2017 - 10:51

The two brown bears were found by Ukrainian charity Four Paws.

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Crime 'threatens nearly half the world's natural heritage sites'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 18/04/2017 - 01:13

Poaching, illegal logging and fishing are threatening some of the world's most iconic natural heritage sites.

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London's 'super sewer' to help stop Thames becoming a toilet

BBC Nature news - Mon, 17/04/2017 - 01:19

Work has now started on a new super-sewer that's big enough to deal with London's waste.

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Green groups warn of 'race to the bottom'

BBC Nature news - Sun, 16/04/2017 - 09:36

Environmentalists urge the UK not to water down laws on climate change and wildlife after Brexit.

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What ingredients are needed for life beyond Earth?

BBC Nature news - Fri, 14/04/2017 - 09:23

Nasa believes one of Saturn's moons may be the best place to look for life beyond Earth.

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Saturn moon 'able to support life'

BBC Nature news - Thu, 13/04/2017 - 19:05

Enceladus has the conditions, including a key energy source, to enable microbes to exist, Nasa says.

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