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'Next Pinatubo' a test of geoengineering

BBC Nature news - Sun, 15/02/2015 - 03:22

Scientists who study geoengineering say Earth's next major volcanic eruption will be a good test of whether the intervention technique might help mitigate global warming.

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Camera seeks dark energy clues

BBC Nature news - Sat, 14/02/2015 - 16:33

California scientists have given details of a telescope camera they are assembling to study "dark energy".

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Help tackle the housing crisis during National Nest Box Week

RSPB news - Sat, 14/02/2015 - 13:06

The RSPB is challenging nature lovers all over the country to embrace the BTO's National Nest Box week by putting up a nest box in their gardens ahead of the bird nesting season.

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VIDEO: UK leaders unite on climate change

BBC Nature news - Sat, 14/02/2015 - 09:02

The UK's political leaders have pledged to work together to combat climate change, whatever the election result.

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Synthetic vaccine sought for polio

BBC Nature news - Sat, 14/02/2015 - 08:42

An international team of scientists is to try to develop a wholly artificial vaccine to finally eradicate polio.

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Drone to scan for ancient Amazonia

BBC Nature news - Sat, 14/02/2015 - 04:49

Scientists are to scan the Amazon forest with a drone-mounted laser to look for evidence of occupation by ancient civilisations.

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How to get a date using data

BBC Nature news - Sat, 14/02/2015 - 04:17

Could an algorithm help you find true love?

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Party leaders in climate commitment

BBC Nature news - Sat, 14/02/2015 - 01:56

The UK's three main political leaders make a pledge to work together to combat climate change, whatever the election result.

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VIDEO: Time-lapse: Five years of the Sun

BBC Nature news - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 22:50

Space agency Nasa has released a time-lapse video showing the Sun over period of nearly five years - capturing one frame every eight hours.

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UN agrees draft text for Paris

BBC Nature news - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 16:20

UN climate talks in Geneva have ended with agreement on a draft text for a new climate agreement to be discussed in Paris in December.

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RSPB delight that Government listens to public concerns over threat to Lodge Hill wildlife site

RSPB news - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 16:20

We're delighted that Government has listened to public concerns over threat to Lodge Hill wildlife site in Kent.

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VIDEO: What should we say to aliens?

BBC Nature news - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 16:14

After Scientists said that they want to send messages to aliens - BBC World viewers have their say on what they would tell extraterrestrial life.

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VIDEO: Net pioneer warns of digital 'Dark Age'

BBC Nature news - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 16:09

Our digital data, such as photos and documents, could be lost forever if we are unable to find ways of preserving old formats while new technologies take hold.

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Love birds

RSPB news - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 16:01

North Norfolk nature reserve perfect place for nature lovers: RPSB members get engaged at Snettisham overlooking The Wash

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VIDEO: What is the digital 'Dark Age'?

BBC Nature news - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 15:19

Millions of us routinely upload photos and other personal information onto the internet, believing it will stay safe and be easily accessible.

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VIDEO: Ultrasound glimpse of pygmy hippo baby

BBC Nature news - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 14:49

Ultrasound images of a baby pygmy hippopotamus kicking inside its mother's womb have been released by Melbourne Zoo.

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Net pioneer warns of data Dark Age

BBC Nature news - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 12:25

Vint Cerf, a "father of the internet", says a way must be found to stop all our images and documents being lost through technological obsolescence.

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Gannet colony 'is world's largest'

BBC Nature news - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 11:11

The Bass Rock in the Firth of Forth now has the world's largest colony of gannets following a count by experts.

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'I'm close to a one-way ticket to Mars'

BBC Nature news - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 06:27

Why this 24-year-old wants a one-way trip

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Conservation concern for UK insects

BBC Nature news - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 03:31

More than 30 British insect species have been classified as in danger of extinction, due to pollution and habitat loss.

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