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Climate change remedies 'affordable'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 16/09/2014 - 06:57

A global commission says the extra costs of tackling climate change will be 'modest', but doing nothing could put the world economy at risk.

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VIDEO: Haiti's disease-fighting eco toilet

BBC Nature news - Tue, 16/09/2014 - 06:29

Poor sanitation has caused serious health problems in Haiti - but could a special eco toilet improve the situation?

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Red card for 'greenest' government

BBC Nature news - Tue, 16/09/2014 - 02:44

The government is failing to reduce air pollution, protect biodiversity and prevent flooding, a cross-party body of MPs says.

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VIDEO: 'Audacious' comet landing site chosen

BBC Nature news - Tue, 16/09/2014 - 00:45

Europe's Rosetta mission, which aims to land on a 4km-wide comet later this year, identifies what it thinks is the safest place to touch down.

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Build your Martian dream home

BBC Nature news - Tue, 16/09/2014 - 00:00

Is this how the cities of Mars will be built?

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Goldfish has brain operation

BBC Nature news - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 18:46

An Australian goldfish called George is recovering from successful microsurgery in which a large tumour was removed from his brain.

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Lizard bonanza at RSPB Farnham Heath

RSPB news - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 14:32

A sand lizard reintroduction project at RSPB Farnham Heath's still on track to succeed despite floods drowning this years' stock

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US gas leaks not caused by fracking

BBC Nature news - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 14:16

A new study suggests that the contamination of drinking water by shale gas is due to faulty wells and not hydraulic fracturing.

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Lottery Award win for RSPB bird of prey project

RSPB news - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 13:05

An RSPB initiative aimed at protecting hen harriers has won this year's National Lottery Award for Best Education Project.

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VIDEO: Apes to rulers of the world

BBC Nature news - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 10:46

Nick Higham talks to Israeli historian Yuval Noah Harari about his book Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Rosetta comet landing site chosen

BBC Nature news - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 10:14

Europe's Rosetta mission, which aims to land on a 4km-wide comet later this year, identifies what it thinks is the safest place to touch down.

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Ancient China fish 'nearly extinct'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 07:28

The Chinese sturgeon, thought to have existed for more than 140 million years, is now on the brink of extinction, say local media.

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Mers: Saudis in push to keep Hajj free from deadly virus

BBC Nature news - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 05:07

Have Saudis done enough to keep Hajj safe from deadly virus?

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Brazil builds giant Amazon tower

BBC Nature news - Sun, 14/09/2014 - 22:51

Construction has begun on a giant observation tower in the heart of the Amazon basin in Brazil to monitor climate change.

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Decision due on comet landing site

BBC Nature news - Sun, 14/09/2014 - 18:13

The European Space Agency is about to announce the site on Comet 67P where the Rosetta mission will try to make a historic landing.

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Ban on shark trade comes into force

BBC Nature news - Sun, 14/09/2014 - 03:52

In a significant step forward for shark conservation, all trade in five named species is to be regulated from today.

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Alien species making England home

BBC Nature news - Sun, 14/09/2014 - 00:11

Why do terrapins live in canals?

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Pakistan-India monsoon floods: Averting future disasters

BBC Nature news - Sat, 13/09/2014 - 02:22

Dams and reservoirs could mitigate South Asia floods

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Scotland's kestrels in severe decline

RSPB news - Sat, 13/09/2014 - 01:02

RSPB conservationists suggest cause after early research

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Future of Scottish science contested

BBC Nature news - Sat, 13/09/2014 - 00:21

What impact could Scotland vote have on research?

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