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Hundreds of key sites in England at risk of floods

BBC Nature news - Thu, 08/09/2016 - 15:39

As many as 530 key infrastructure sites across England are vulnerable to flooding, according to a government review.

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Public poll to choose name for satellite tagged dove ends this Sunday

RSPB news - Thu, 08/09/2016 - 14:14

People have the chance to vote to name one of six satellite tagged turtle doves, but hurry - polls close Sunday!

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Help children in Newcastle and Gateshead discover the wonder of nature

RSPB news - Thu, 08/09/2016 - 11:03

The RSPB is calling on nature lovers to help inspire children about wildlife as part of an ambitious schools nature project in Newcastle and Gateshead.

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Astronomers search for the vanishing star

BBC Nature news - Thu, 08/09/2016 - 10:55

Astronomers at St Andrews university have observed tantalising glimpses of how our own planet may have been born

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Help children in Greater Manchester discover the wonder of nature

RSPB news - Thu, 08/09/2016 - 10:52

The RSPB is calling on nature lovers to help inspire children about wildlife as part of an ambitious schools nature project in Greater Manchester.

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Help children in Leeds and Bradford discover the wonder of nature

RSPB news - Thu, 08/09/2016 - 10:45

The RSPB is calling on nature lovers to help inspire children about wildlife as part of an ambitious schools nature project in Leeds and Bradford.

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Help children in Liverpool discover the wonder of nature

RSPB news - Thu, 08/09/2016 - 10:35

The RSPB is calling on nature lovers to help inspire children about wildlife as part of an ambitious schools nature project in Liverpool.

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DNA confirms cause of 1665 London's Great Plague

BBC Nature news - Thu, 08/09/2016 - 07:01

DNA testing has for the first time confirmed the identity of the bacteria behind the Great Plague of London.

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Yosemite National Park unveils 400-acre expansion

BBC Nature news - Thu, 08/09/2016 - 01:03

Yosemite National Park in California is to gain a 400-acre addition, its largest expansion in nearly 70 years.

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India and Nepal concern over Tibet flood advice gap

BBC Nature news - Thu, 08/09/2016 - 00:36

India and Nepal are concerned about flash floods due to a lack of information from China about the state of glacial lakes and rivers in Tibet.

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Smartphone study on weather and pain reveals early data

BBC Nature news - Wed, 07/09/2016 - 19:24

An 18-month study looking at how the weather affects chronic pain reveals some surprising preliminary results.

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Solar tuk-tuk journey halted by robbery in France

BBC Nature news - Wed, 07/09/2016 - 13:15

A seven-month solo journey from India to the UK in a solar and electric-powered tuk-tuk has been paused after the driver's passport was stolen near Paris.

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Grannys Bay gets set to welcome autumn arrivals

RSPB news - Wed, 07/09/2016 - 11:38

The Ribble estuary is set to welcome back quarter of a million birds this autumn and the RSPB are running a series of special guided walks in Grannys Bay to showcase the sights and sounds of this natural spectacle.

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Older drivers no more dangerous, accident data study says

BBC Nature news - Wed, 07/09/2016 - 07:53

Elderly drivers are less likely to have an accident than young motorists, a study suggests - challenging the idea they are more dangerous on the roads.

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Nature of Scotland Awards unveils 2016 shortlist

RSPB news - Wed, 07/09/2016 - 01:01

The shortlist for the prestigious Nature of Scotland Awards was unveiled yesterday evening at a Scottish Parliament reception hosted by Mark Ruskell MSP.

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Oesophageal cancer tests raise hopes for earlier detection

BBC Nature news - Wed, 07/09/2016 - 00:35

UK researchers are developing ways to spot the early signs of oesophageal cancer, which is often not detected until its advanced stages.

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Arctic Ocean shipping routes 'to open for months'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 06/09/2016 - 20:13

Shipping routes across the Arctic are going to open up significantly this century even with a best-case reduction in CO2 emissions, a new study suggests.

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Swedish Nobel judges fired in Karolinska medical scandal

BBC Nature news - Tue, 06/09/2016 - 16:05

Two judges are asked to leave a Swedish panel that picks the Nobel prize for medicine in a scandal over a disgraced Italian transplant surgeon.

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Could air pollution cause brain damage?

BBC Nature news - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 23:26

New research suggests air pollution could be contributing to diseases such as Alzheimer's.

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Planet smash-up 'brought carbon to Earth'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 18:37

Much of Earth's life-giving carbon could have been delivered in an asteroid collision about 4.4 billion years ago, a theory suggests.

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