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Planet Earth II: Attenborough's epic sign off

BBC Nature news - Tue, 13/12/2016 - 00:39

Watch David Attenborough's epic sign off as the acclaimed Planet Earth II came to its conclusion on Sunday night on BBC One.

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Brain tests predict children's futures

BBC Nature news - Mon, 12/12/2016 - 17:05

Brain tests at the age of three appear to predict a child's future success in life, according to researchers.

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Ice loss spreads up Antarctic glaciers

BBC Nature news - Mon, 12/12/2016 - 10:05

The scale and pace of change now taking place in West Antarctica is captured in a new, long-term satellite record that tracks the thinning of the region's huge glaciers.

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Methane surge needs 'urgent attention'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 12/12/2016 - 03:39

Scientists say they are concerned at the rapid rate at which methane is gathering in the atmosphere.

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Squid may become favourite UK meal as seas become warmer

BBC Nature news - Mon, 12/12/2016 - 03:37

Squid may end up on the British plate in place of old favourites such as cod as UK waters warm up.

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To boldly go

BBC Nature news - Mon, 12/12/2016 - 03:07

The BBC meets three Indian female scientists who prove that rocket science is not a male preserve.

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Starry starry nights

BBC Nature news - Mon, 12/12/2016 - 01:48

Stunning photographs of starry nights over South East Asia

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Urban beekeeping creating a buzz

BBC Nature news - Mon, 12/12/2016 - 01:08

With concern about the decline of bees in the UK, the University of London has created an oasis for the insects on a rooftop.

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Sloths can swim

BBC Nature news - Sun, 11/12/2016 - 09:17

A look back at the things we learned from David Attenborough's latest BBC One series Planet Earth II.

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Doctors call for ban on diesel engines in London

BBC Nature news - Sat, 10/12/2016 - 15:58

A campaign led by medical professionals is calling for all diesel cars to be banned from London.

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Cryogenic storage offers hope for renewable energy

BBC Nature news - Sat, 10/12/2016 - 01:41

The world's largest cold energy storage plant, which can act like a giant battery for renewable energy, is being commissioned at a site near Manchester.

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Japan ISS Kounotori: Spacecraft launched to try to clear space junk

BBC Nature news - Fri, 09/12/2016 - 23:49

Japan launches a cargo ship equipped with a half-mile long magnetic tether to clear space junk.

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Japan tests innovative magnetic tether for slowing space junk

BBC Nature news - Fri, 09/12/2016 - 23:36

Japan launches a cargo ship carrying a space junk collector designed to gather debris in space.

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Is Planet Earth II nature's answer to Strictly?

BBC Nature news - Fri, 09/12/2016 - 15:54

Planet Earth filmmakers talk dancing flamingos and bears

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100 million year old dinosaur tail is discovered

BBC Nature news - Fri, 09/12/2016 - 14:01

Scientists have found a 100 million year old dinosaur tail trapped in amber.

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Rare tiny creatures found in loch near Kinross

BBC Nature news - Fri, 09/12/2016 - 13:25

Tiny crustaceans previously recorded at two locations in the British Isles are found in a loch near Kinross.

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John Glenn, first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95

BBC Nature news - Thu, 08/12/2016 - 22:57

Former astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95.

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John Glenn: First US astronaut to orbit Earth dies

BBC Nature news - Thu, 08/12/2016 - 22:39

Former astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95. Pallab Ghosh looks back at the day he made history.

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History of smallpox called into question

BBC Nature news - Thu, 08/12/2016 - 20:08

A sample of the smallpox virus from a 17th Century victim challenges current thinking.

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Giraffes added to vulnerable list

BBC Nature news - Thu, 08/12/2016 - 20:04

Giraffes have been classified as vulnerable to extinction. Chester Zoo says humans are to blame.

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