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The giant mass of plastic waste taking over the Caribbean

BBC Nature news - Mon, 06/11/2017 - 14:55

The giant build-up of plastic bottles, cutlery and polystyrene plates was captured by underwater photographer Caroline Power.

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Blue Planet II: The moment giant sharks attack crew submarine

BBC Nature news - Mon, 06/11/2017 - 14:17

At a depth of 750 metres, a Blue Planet II submarine was shoved by enormous sharks.

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2017 'very likely' in top three warmest years on record

BBC Nature news - Mon, 06/11/2017 - 12:04

Scientists say that 2017 shows a continuing trend of high temperatures and extreme weather events.

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Patient scans being sent from ambulances in new trial

BBC Nature news - Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:30

The European Space Agency has part-funded the pilot project involving five ambulances in the Highlands.

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Trailblazing women

BBC Nature news - Mon, 06/11/2017 - 02:53

More than half of people in the UK can't name a famous woman in science - this week, BBC 100 Women aims to change that number.

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Relocated squirrels moving to new areas, says charity

BBC Nature news - Mon, 06/11/2017 - 01:05

More than 80 were trapped and relocated to other Highland areas with no red squirrels.

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Anger over Trump support for coal at UN climate talks

BBC Nature news - Sun, 05/11/2017 - 09:26

US plans to promote coal as a solution to climate change at a key UN meeting rile environmentalists.

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Climate change: US report at odds with some in Trump team

BBC Nature news - Sat, 04/11/2017 - 09:59

A spokesman says climate is "always changing" after a report ties global warming to human activity.

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Rare spectacle

BBC Nature news - Fri, 03/11/2017 - 17:42

The Norwegian island of Kvaløya is now one of the few places in Europe to see a pod of killer whales.

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New orangutan species discovered in Indonesia

BBC Nature news - Thu, 02/11/2017 - 18:59

Scientists have just identified a new great ape species - and it's already in danger.

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The UK's race to get its own nuclear inspectors

BBC Nature news - Thu, 02/11/2017 - 18:04

Highly-specialised staff are needed to take over from European nuclear regulators after Brexit.

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New great ape species identified in Indonesia

BBC Nature news - Thu, 02/11/2017 - 17:19

The apes in question were only reported to exist after an expedition into Sumatra mountains in 1997.

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'Big void' identified in Khufu's Great Pyramid at Giza

BBC Nature news - Thu, 02/11/2017 - 13:01

Scanning technology suggests there is a large, previously unknown cavity in the ancient monument.

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Stranded elephant rescued from well in Sri Lanka

BBC Nature news - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 11:02

Wildlife officials rushed to help when the elephant was found trapped.

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Which has cleaner air: Eastbourne or London?

BBC Nature news - Tue, 31/10/2017 - 22:40

The UK cities with atmospheres considered harmful to health by the WHO are revealed in a new report.

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Asteroid impact plunged dinosaurs into catastrophic 'winter'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 31/10/2017 - 21:34

Scientists are now clearer on the freezing climate conditions that forced dinosaurs from the Earth.

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Cod and haddock 'may vanish' from Scotland's west coast

BBC Nature news - Tue, 31/10/2017 - 17:25

Herring and haddock could also disappear by the turn of the century due to global warming, warn scientists.

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UK's Halley Antarctic base set for second closure

BBC Nature news - Tue, 31/10/2017 - 13:13

The UK's Halley station will be mothballed again this year because of uncertainty over ice cracks.

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Emissions gap remains 'alarmingly high' says UN

BBC Nature news - Tue, 31/10/2017 - 11:51

Carbon cuts planned under the Paris accord still fall well short of what's needed, says the UN.

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A pint of view: What do farmers think about Brexit?

BBC Nature news - Tue, 31/10/2017 - 01:37

What do the farmers out in the field, in the dairy, and in the milking parlour think about Brexit?

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