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First 'three person baby' born using new method

BBC Nature news - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 18:13

The world's first baby has been born using a new "three person" fertility technique, heralding a new era in medicine, say experts.

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Chester Zoo releases footage of rare giant jumping rat

BBC Nature news - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 15:49

The first footage of a rare giant jumping rat born at Chester Zoo is released.

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Build a home for nature at Fairhaven Lake - Ribble Discovery Center

RSPB news - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 12:30

With the nights drawing in, the RSPB and Friends of Fairhaven Lake group are teaming up for a special 'Winter Homes' event and are inviting visitors along to help give nature a lakeside home.

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RSPB and local farmers work together to save the curlew

RSPB news - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 12:24

Pilot project to improve habitat of threatened wading birds completed

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Why does the Europa water plume matter?

BBC Nature news - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 12:21

Professor Michele Dougherty explains the importance of the water plumes on Jupiter's moon

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RSPB submits plans for new visitor centre at Sherwood Forest

RSPB news - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 12:17

RSPB-led consortium submits planning application to Newark and Sherwood District Council for a new visitor centre at Sherwood Forest.

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RSPB Scotland comments on ASC climate change progress report

RSPB news - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 11:25

RSPB Scotland says the ASC report shows that not enough progress is being made to make our fragile natural environment more resilient to climate change.

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New report reveals the 'State of Nature' in Northern Ireland

RSPB news - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 09:43

The latest 'State of Nature' report, which reveals how local habitats and species are faring, has been launched to mark the start of Northern Ireland Environment Week at Stormont.

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CITES species body rejects process for ivory sales

BBC Nature news - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 09:05

Delegates at the Cites meeting in Johannesburg have defeated an attempt to set up a process to resume sales of ivory.

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Proteins from 'deep time' found in ostrich eggshell

BBC Nature news - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 08:45

Scientists extract fossil proteins - some of biological tissue's building blocks - in a 3.8 million year-old ostrich eggshell.

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Water spotted spurting from Jupiter's moon

BBC Nature news - Mon, 26/09/2016 - 21:22

Nasa says jets of water spotted spurting from Jupiter's moon, Europa, take them a step closer to finding out if there is life in space.

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Europa moon 'spewing water jets'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 26/09/2016 - 19:13

Further evidence has been obtained to show that Jupiter's icy moon Europa throws jets of water out into space.

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SpaceX 'Mars' rocket engine tested

BBC Nature news - Mon, 26/09/2016 - 13:44

Private company SpaceX has carried out its first test of the Raptor rocket engine designed to send humans to Mars.

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Ringing the reedlings - another successful year for special birds at RSPB Leighton Moss

RSPB news - Mon, 26/09/2016 - 13:41

Autumn is certainly on its way and at RSPB Leighton Moss nature reserve in Silverdale, that means some of its most secretive residents - the bearded reedlings, are coming out of hiding, offering visitors a greater chance of spotting these elusive birds.

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'Colossal' wasp nest found in Corby attic

BBC Nature news - Mon, 26/09/2016 - 12:46

A "colossal" wasp nest the size of a "barrel" with a 1.4m tunnel attached is found in an attic.

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Red Deer rutting on the Eastern Moors

RSPB news - Mon, 26/09/2016 - 12:34

As the red deer rutting season approaches, the team on the Eastern Moors in the Peak District is busy planning an array of exciting and engaging activities to help visitors get a closer look.

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China's Geely auto group backs Bloodhound

BBC Nature news - Mon, 26/09/2016 - 11:11

China’s Geely auto group has become the main sponsor behind the British Bloodhound supersonic car project, enabling an assault on the land speed record.

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Thriving sector

BBC Nature news - Mon, 26/09/2016 - 05:26

Monday's successful launch of eight satellites into space proves India's commercial space programme is booming, writes Yogita Limaye.

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Nelly the enemy?

BBC Nature news - Mon, 26/09/2016 - 01:36

As the Cites conference on endangered species meets in Johannesburg, Matt McGrath travelled to Zambia to hear the voices of people with first-hand experience of conflicts between humans and wildlife.

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Pangolin: The most trafficked mammal in the world

BBC Nature news - Mon, 26/09/2016 - 00:08

A conference in South Africa could make the trade in pangolin illegal.

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