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Forty dead tiger cubs at Thai temple

BBC Nature news - Wed, 01/06/2016 - 13:23

Forty dead tiger cubs are found in a freezer at a famous Thai Buddhist temple that is being closed amid accusations of trafficking and abuse.

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Northumberland first schools do a good tern

RSPB news - Wed, 01/06/2016 - 13:14

Holy Island and Lowick First schools have been doing their bit for breeding shorebirds by helping make handcrafted model little terns as part of the Northumberland Little Tern project.

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UK's 'oldest' hand-written document found

BBC Nature news - Wed, 01/06/2016 - 12:01

Roman tablets discovered during excavations in London include the oldest hand-written document ever found in Britain, archaeologists say.

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Outrage as three pole traps found set on North Yorkshire grouse moor

RSPB news - Wed, 01/06/2016 - 12:00

An individual has received a police caution after admitting responsibility for setting three pole traps on a grouse shooting estate inside the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

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University responds to missed aurora

BBC Nature news - Wed, 01/06/2016 - 10:35

Aurora Borealis watchers switch from using detection equipment in England to kit in Scotland after missing spectacular displays in March.

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VIDEO: Peake: Spacewalk my finest moment

BBC Nature news - Wed, 01/06/2016 - 07:20

While Tim Peake has been in space he has handed out Brit Awards, run the London Marathon, and even done a spacewalk.

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Green energy surges to record levels

BBC Nature news - Wed, 01/06/2016 - 01:52

The world added far more renewable energy sources than fossil fuels in 2015, with developing countries overtaking richer nations on green spending.

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Engineering triumph

BBC Nature news - Wed, 01/06/2016 - 00:19

As Switzerland opens the world's longest and deepest rail tunnel, the BBC's Imogen Foulkes assesses the huge challenge that engineers faced.

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Asteroids 'dumped water in molten Moon'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 31/05/2016 - 20:38

Water found deep in the Moon was delivered when icy asteroids splashed into magma oceans 4.3 billion years ago, a study suggests.

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Fourth Nature Festival celebrates Orkney's wildlife in style

RSPB news - Tue, 31/05/2016 - 16:25

Nearly 1,000 people flocked to take part in the fourth annual Orkney Nature Festival earlier this month

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Baking soda 'sponge' to capture carbon

BBC Nature news - Tue, 31/05/2016 - 11:03

Scientists in California are testing a spongy material made with the key ingredient of baking soda as means of capturing carbon emissions.

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Officials seize tigers from Thai temple

BBC Nature news - Tue, 31/05/2016 - 04:20

Wildlife authorities in Thailand are removing tigers from a controversial Buddhist temple after accusations of wildlife trafficking and animal abuse.

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Zoo defends Harambe gorilla shooting

BBC Nature news - Mon, 30/05/2016 - 22:44

The director of Cincinnati zoo says he would do the same again after a gorilla, into whose enclosure a child fell, was shot dead.

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Crocodile snatches woman night swimmer

BBC Nature news - Mon, 30/05/2016 - 15:15

A woman is feared dead after a crocodile attack in Australia's Daintree National Park.

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Backlash over gorilla killing at US zoo

BBC Nature news - Mon, 30/05/2016 - 06:04

The killing of a gorilla at a zoo in the US city of Cincinnati after a four-year-old boy fell into its enclosure triggers outrage on social media.

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VIDEO: Can baking soda save the world?

BBC Nature news - Mon, 30/05/2016 - 00:17

US researchers are testing a key ingredient of baking soda as a means of capturing carbon dioxide.

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Flexi-space room expansion complete

BBC Nature news - Sun, 29/05/2016 - 09:40

A new, expandable "room" has been opened up on the International Space Station.

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Zoo gorilla shot as boy falls into moat

BBC Nature news - Sun, 29/05/2016 - 08:37

Zoo officials shoot dead a gorilla after it grabbed a four-year-old boy who fell into its enclosure in the US city of Cincinnati.

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Jurassic 'sea monster' is unveiled

BBC Nature news - Sun, 29/05/2016 - 06:41

Piecing together the bare bones of a sea reptile that swam at the time of the dinosaurs.

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Alma telescope peers into space

BBC Nature news - Sun, 29/05/2016 - 00:38

Alma telescope peers into space from Chile

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