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EU ban on bird imports sees 'massive' cuts in global trade

BBC Nature news - Thu, 23/11/2017 - 00:43

There's been a 90% drop in the trade in wild birds around the globe mainly due to an EU ban, say researchers.

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How we are losing the night

BBC Nature news - Thu, 23/11/2017 - 00:05

Satellite images show that artificially-lit areas are expanding around the world.

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High-energy 'ghost particles' absorbed by Earth

BBC Nature news - Wed, 22/11/2017 - 20:15

Neutrinos are famous for travelling through solid objects, but they don't go through everything, a study shows.

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Light pollution: Night being lost in many countries

BBC Nature news - Wed, 22/11/2017 - 20:00

Much of the world is "losing the night" as artificial light becomes brighter and more widespread, say scientists.

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Plague reached Europe by Stone Age

BBC Nature news - Wed, 22/11/2017 - 18:11

Plague was present in Europe during the late Stone Age, according to a study of ancient remains.

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Research money central to Budget

BBC Nature news - Wed, 22/11/2017 - 17:06

The Chancellor Philip Hammond has made investment in research the centrepiece of his budget.

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How dinosaur scales became bird feathers

BBC Nature news - Wed, 22/11/2017 - 13:57

The genes that caused scales to become feathers in the early ancestors of birds have been found by US scientists.

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UK judges to get scientific guides

BBC Nature news - Wed, 22/11/2017 - 01:45

A Supreme Court judge launches the first of a series of scientific guides for the UK judiciary.

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Seeds hold hidden treasures for future food

BBC Nature news - Wed, 22/11/2017 - 01:41

More than 70,000 seeds have been sent from Kew's Millennium Seed Bank to Lebanon, for vital crop research.

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Looking for cures

BBC Nature news - Wed, 22/11/2017 - 00:11

The biohacker movement wants to cure disease without the help of government or big companies

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Drug-driving cases dropped over forensics

BBC Nature news - Tue, 21/11/2017 - 17:35

Thousands more cases - including violent and sexual crimes - could be affected by "manipulated" tests.

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Russia denies nuclear accident after radioactive traces found

BBC Nature news - Tue, 21/11/2017 - 13:57

The weather service says the levels of a radioactive isotope were nearly 1,000 times normal levels.

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Bialowieza forest: EU threatens Poland with fine over logging

BBC Nature news - Tue, 21/11/2017 - 10:49

Europe's top court says Poland must prove it has stopped logging in Bialowieza forest or face fines.

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Albatrosses hit by fishing and climate

BBC Nature news - Mon, 20/11/2017 - 20:10

The spectacular albatrosses featured in the BBC's Blue Planet series have seen a big slump in numbers.

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Bizarre shape of interstellar asteroid

BBC Nature news - Mon, 20/11/2017 - 19:53

An asteroid that visited our Solar System from interstellar space is one of the most elongated celestial bodies known to science.

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European memory champion reveals winning trick

BBC Nature news - Mon, 20/11/2017 - 12:25

Simon Reinhard mastered the Method of Loci to become a European memory champion.

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Antarctic glacier's rough belly exposed

BBC Nature news - Mon, 20/11/2017 - 12:11

The melting glacier contributing most to sea-level rise currently may be more resilient than previously recognised.

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Bosnia's silent killer: The coal industry

BBC Nature news - Sun, 19/11/2017 - 01:17

The Balkan country has the world's second highest death rate caused by air pollution.

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Floods: How can you save your life when disaster strikes?

BBC Nature news - Sun, 19/11/2017 - 01:12

Floods have been a deadly staple of 2017. But how can you protect yourself against the natural disaster?

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The world's biggest lithium battery farm

BBC Nature news - Sat, 18/11/2017 - 08:59

The plant in the US state of California stores enough energy to power 20,000 homes for four hours.

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