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Wind farm shares to be sold to locals

BBC Nature news - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 17:12

People could be offered the chance to buy shares in local wind farms, solar farms and hydro power stations under new industry guidelines.

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What does Dubai and RSPB Conwy nature reserve have in common?

RSPB news - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 16:08

Niamh Stewart, who is originally from north Wales but now lives in Dubai with her parents, has raised £600.00 for RSPB Conwy nature serve.

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VIDEO: UK strawberries still grow in November

BBC Nature news - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 15:21

Ideal growing conditions means British fruit farmers are still harvesting strawberries into November.

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VIDEO: Where is England's Tree of the Year?

BBC Nature news - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 14:38

The Woodland Trust asks for votes to choose England's first Tree of the Year to compete in a Europe-wide contest.

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Virgin Galactic descent 'feathers' activated early

BBC Nature news - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 12:16

Safety board gives early details of fatal Virgin crash

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VIDEO: Slowing device 'deployed too early'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 11:12

A safety device on the Virgin Galactic spacecraft that crashed on Friday deployed early during the fatal test flight, US investigators say.

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Virgin defends space safety record

BBC Nature news - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 06:12

Virgin Galactic insists safety has always been central to its operations, following the crash of its experimental spacecraft in the US on Friday.

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Study reveals startling decline in European birds

RSPB news - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 01:00

Populations of common bird species have declined in Europe in the past 30 years, but some rarer birds have increased in numbers, say the University of Exeter, the RSPB and the Pan-European Common Bird Monitoring Scheme (PECBMS).

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Have a nature-friendly bonfire night, says the RSPB

RSPB news - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 01:00

The RSPB is encouraging everyone to remember wildlife when planning bonfires and firework displays this weekend.

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VIDEO: Fossil fuels 'must go by 2100' - IPCC

BBC Nature news - Sun, 02/11/2014 - 19:47

The unrestricted use of fossil fuels should be phased out by 2100, if the world is to avoid dangerous climate change, a UN-backed expert panel says.

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Fossil fuels must go by 2100 - IPCC

BBC Nature news - Sun, 02/11/2014 - 17:34

The unrestricted use of fossil fuels must end soon if the world is to avoid dangerous climate change, according to scientists on a UN-backed panel.

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RSPB has been grossly mis-represented says Society chief executive

RSPB news - Sun, 02/11/2014 - 10:39

The RSPB has come under attack from a new campaign group. The Mike Clarke, the RSPB's Chief Executive responds.

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Virgin crash investigation under way

BBC Nature news - Sun, 02/11/2014 - 04:47

US investigators begin an inquiry into why a Virgin Galactic space rocket crashed on a test flight, killing a pilot.

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Sound design for rhino breeding

BBC Nature news - Sat, 01/11/2014 - 14:49

Researchers in the US investigate whether the hum and rumble of urban life is what makes rhinos reluctant to breed in captivity.

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Wannabe is 'catchiest hit single'

BBC Nature news - Sat, 01/11/2014 - 03:33

Results from a citizen science online experiment suggests that the Spice Girls' Wannabe is the UK's catchiest hit single.

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Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot

BBC Nature news - Sat, 01/11/2014 - 03:24

A pilot is killed and another is injured as Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashes in California.

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IPCC keen to avoid old ghosts

BBC Nature news - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 17:09

Climate talks stalked by spectre of the past

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1D chimp criticised by animal rights

BBC Nature news - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 14:11

Animal charity Peta takes out an advert in a US magazine complaining about One Direction's use of chimpanzees in the Steal My Girl video.

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VIDEO: Baby pandas wrestle with their keeper

BBC Nature news - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 13:23

A breeder in China's Chendgu province was trying to give these two baby pandas medicine instead of their usual bamboo leaves- and they were having none of it.

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Rockets 'destroy chemical weapons'

BBC Nature news - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 13:22

A team has developed micro-sized rockets, powered by seawater, that can neutralise chemical and biological weapons.

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