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Depth key to ocean warming trends

BBC Nature news - Sun, 05/10/2014 - 18:33

The deeper half of the ocean did not get any hotter in the last decade, but warming of the surface layer since the 1970s has been seriously underestimated, according to two new studies.

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VIDEO: Worldwide protests against ivory trade

BBC Nature news - Sun, 05/10/2014 - 05:29

Neha Bhatnagar reports from a demonstration in Nairobi, as protests are held in over a hundred cities across the world calling for an end to the trade of ivory and rhino horns.

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VIDEO: Intern invents 'smart' wheelchair

BBC Nature news - Sun, 05/10/2014 - 00:00

Why connecting wheelchairs to the net could save lives

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AUDIO: Why do butterflies shimmer?

BBC Nature news - Sat, 04/10/2014 - 09:52

New research published by the Natural History Museum has shown that it is possible to culture cells from butterfly wings to produce iridescent colours in the laboratory.

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Files to 'print your own' comet

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/10/2014 - 21:55

The European Space Agency releases a shape model of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, which, among other things, allows enthusiasts to print their own 3D version of the "ice mountain".

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VIDEO: The car that's powered by air

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/10/2014 - 15:54

At the Paris Motor Show, Theo Leggett looks at the Peugeot 208 Hybrid Air - a concept car that brings a new meaning to the term "gas guzzler".

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An autumn roam in the Valley

RSPB news - Fri, 03/10/2014 - 15:01

On 25 October staff and volunteers at RSPB Sandwell Valley nature reserve will be inviting visitors to join them on a colourful roam around the reserve.

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More effort needed to save nature say scientists

RSPB news - Fri, 03/10/2014 - 13:30

Nature is in crisis, and a new study is urging Governments to redouble efforts to save it

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VIDEO: Hairy pigs restore Dorset heath land

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/10/2014 - 09:39

Conservationists have revealed the latest weapon in their fight to preserve and restore threatened heath land in Dorset.

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Surprise recovery for elusive Scottish bird

RSPB news - Fri, 03/10/2014 - 01:01

Corncrake populations reach highest levels since counts began

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We're using pig power to give nature a home

RSPB news - Fri, 03/10/2014 - 01:01

We're recruiting some unusual 'curly-coated' volunteers to help manage one of our most important nature reserves

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Aids origin 'was 1920s Kinshasa'

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/10/2014 - 00:37

The origin of the Aids pandemic has been traced back to 1920s Kinshasa, in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, scientists say.

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Marooned baboon: Africa's loneliest monkey

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/10/2014 - 00:07

Meet Robinson - the loneliest monkey in Africa

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Toyota plans for a fuel cell future

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/10/2014 - 00:03

Japan's Toyota says it will prove its critics wrong again

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Texas checks 100 for Ebola exposure

BBC Nature news - Thu, 02/10/2014 - 21:02

As many as 100 people in Texas are being checked for exposure to Ebola after a man was diagnosed in Dallas with the disease, health officials say.

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'Thousands' of new ocean mountains

BBC Nature news - Thu, 02/10/2014 - 19:12

New satellite data reveals thousands of previously unrecognised mountains on the bottom of the world's oceans.

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VIDEO: Largest robot fleet maps UK waters

BBC Nature news - Thu, 02/10/2014 - 19:07

British scientists are hoping robots will be able to give the most detailed picture yet of life deep below the waterline. The BBC's Science Editor David Shukman reports

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Big robot fleet takes to UK waters

BBC Nature news - Thu, 02/10/2014 - 18:01

A fleet of marine robots is being launched in the largest deployment of its kind in British waters.

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What’s it like being a cat?

BBC Nature news - Thu, 02/10/2014 - 17:32

How do domestic cats really see the world?

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Ship identified in Franklin search

BBC Nature news - Thu, 02/10/2014 - 16:11

A shipwreck recently found in north Canada is identified as HMS Erebus - lost in Sir John Franklin's famous Victorian-era Northwest Passage voyage.

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