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Penguin waddle put to the test

BBC Nature news - Tue, 17/03/2015 - 06:03

Scientists are trying to work out how and why the penguin's waddle evolved.

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North Sea 'may bring wind power boon'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 17/03/2015 - 04:26

The East of England could become a hub for trade in renewable energy with Scandinavia if the proper rules are in place, says an expert.

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Farmers 'bear brunt of disasters'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 17/03/2015 - 02:39

Farmers in developing nations bear a 'major brunt' of natural disasters yet only receive a small percentage of post-disaster aid, says a UN report.

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UK's first big hedgehog sanctuary

BBC Nature news - Tue, 17/03/2015 - 02:33

The first large-scale hedgehog sanctuary in the UK, covering some 90 hectares, is being opened in Solihull, West Midlands.

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VIDEO: Why do penguins waddle?

BBC Nature news - Tue, 17/03/2015 - 01:13

Scientists are trying to work out how and why the penguin's waddle evolved.

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Dancing in the dark: The search for the 'missing Universe'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 16/03/2015 - 22:16

Large Hadron Collider goes after dark matter

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VIDEO: Dark matter's 'gang of four'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 16/03/2015 - 22:09

The Large Hadron Collider will put reputations on the line when it attempts to solve the mystery of dark matter.

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Protest as Oxford postpones divestment

BBC Nature news - Mon, 16/03/2015 - 19:09

Former students occupy an Oxford building to protest the university's failure to decide about divesting funds from fossil fuels.

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Poll to find first bird for Britain

BBC Nature news - Mon, 16/03/2015 - 16:25

Votes can now be cast in an online poll to choose what could become Britain's first national bird.

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The perils of feeding bread to ducks

BBC Nature news - Mon, 16/03/2015 - 13:27

Does white bread for ducks damage our ecosystems?

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Eighteen minutes to change the world

BBC Nature news - Mon, 16/03/2015 - 03:05

TED fellows make their bids to change the world

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VIDEO: Eagle in record breaking flight

BBC Nature news - Sat, 14/03/2015 - 15:31

A team of conservationists have highlighted the plight of endangered eagles by filming a record-breaking bird flight from the top of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

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VIDEO: Eagle prepares for world record bid

BBC Nature news - Sat, 14/03/2015 - 10:41

Conservationists are preparing an eagle for a world record attempt in Dubai, to raise awareness of the plight of the endangered bird of prey.

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Supersonic car gets its superwheels

BBC Nature news - Sat, 14/03/2015 - 02:23

The process begins of machining the fastest wheels in automotive history for the Bloodhound Supersonic Car project.

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VIDEO: The art of microbes

BBC Nature news - Sat, 14/03/2015 - 00:59

A UK artist is using the science of microbes to inspire her work.

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Global CO2 emissions 'stalled'

BBC Nature news - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 15:34

Data from the International Energy Agency suggests that growth in global carbon emissions stalled last year - the first time this has happened without a major economic downturn.

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'Long struggle' warning on climate

BBC Nature news - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 12:42

America’s chief climate negotiator, Todd Stern, says the Paris summit will not solve climate change - just set nations on the right path.

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Seed index hope for African farmers

BBC Nature news - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 10:21

An initiative called the African Seed Access Index is launched to help improve smallholder farmers' access to a wider variety of food crop seeds.

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The world is running out of burial space

BBC Nature news - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 02:11

The world is running out of burial space

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The fates of old ocean liners

BBC Nature news - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 01:12

Whither the world's ocean liners?

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