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Size matters when it comes to extinction risk

BBC Nature news - Tue, 19/09/2017 - 00:53

The biggest and the smallest of the world's fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles are most at risk of dying out.

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Horsey seal injured by flying ring 'making recovery'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 18/09/2017 - 20:13

Volunteers came to the aid of a seal after its neck was trapped within a plastic flying ring.

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The man trying to save bats' lives

BBC Nature news - Mon, 18/09/2017 - 09:04

Meet Dr Matt Zeale who is leading a team of conservationists tracking the rare barbastrelle bat.

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Rhino horn smuggled as jewellery

BBC Nature news - Mon, 18/09/2017 - 03:48

Rhino horn is being processed into bangles, beads and bracelets, a charity's investigation reveals.

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Paris climate deal: US denies it will stay in accord

BBC Nature news - Sun, 17/09/2017 - 08:14

Reports say the US will no longer withdraw from the Paris deal or will change its approach.

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Outwitted

BBC Nature news - Sun, 17/09/2017 - 00:39

How tiny creatures with small brains outwit us so easily.

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Koala 'hitches' ride under car wheel arch

BBC Nature news - Sat, 16/09/2017 - 14:39

She survived a 16km (10-mile) car journey, clinging to the axle of a four-wheel drive near Adelaide.

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Henry the hippo reunites with his baby Fiona

BBC Nature news - Sat, 16/09/2017 - 11:01

A happy ending for a family of hippos.

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'Long live Cassini': Nasa scientists say farewell

BBC Nature news - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 18:00

The chief scientists who worked on the spacecraft react after it plunged into Saturn’s atmosphere.

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Cassini: Probe incinerates on entry to Saturn

BBC Nature news - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 12:57

The US-led Cassini space probe reaches a spectacular climax, burning up in Saturn's atmosphere.

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Cassini: Saturn 'death dive' spacecraft in numbers

BBC Nature news - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 00:24

Cassini's about to crash into Saturn, but here's what it's achieved over the last two decades.

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Why scientists are so excited about Saturn's icy moon Enceladus

BBC Nature news - Thu, 14/09/2017 - 17:48

Scientists explain how they discovered a water ocean beneath the ice shell of Saturn's moon Enceladus.

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Snow leopard no longer 'endangered'

BBC Nature news - Thu, 14/09/2017 - 15:50

The conservation status of the elusive snow leopard is downgraded from "endangered" to "vulnerable".

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How Cassini probe reached Saturn

BBC Nature news - Thu, 14/09/2017 - 15:21

It took seven years for the US-European mission to get to the ringed planet, launching in 1997.

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Forty years of space photography

BBC Nature news - Thu, 14/09/2017 - 14:13

David Malin has spent four decades photographing space. Now retired, he has held a competition to inspire other astrophotographers.

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Cassini conducts last picture show

BBC Nature news - Thu, 14/09/2017 - 02:09

The Saturn probe takes some final images ahead of its mission-ending dive into the ringed planet.

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Orchid gives up the secrets of its success

BBC Nature news - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 19:38

Science is laying bare the secrets of orchids, one of the biggest families of flowering plant.

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Belfast scientists design flexible organic battery

BBC Nature news - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 14:04

Queen's University scientists design a flexible long-life battery that could be used in pacemakers.

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Why are there so many berries this year?

BBC Nature news - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 13:57

Berries are appearing early this year - and promise to last much longer than usual, according to experts.

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Oil spill off coast of Greece 'environmental disaster'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 12/09/2017 - 22:30

Emergency crews have begun an oil spill clean-up after an oil tanker sank close to the island of Salamis.

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