Other mammals lose out in panda conservation drive

BBC Science and Environment - August 3, 2020 - 5:54pm
Several carnivorous animals have almost disappeared from areas set up to protect giant pandas.
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Coronavirus: Sewage testing for Covid-19 begins in England

BBC Science and Environment - August 3, 2020 - 11:21am
Samples will be checked for signs of the virus, to get early warnings of spikes in infection levels.
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Adverts for large polluting cars 'should be banned'

BBC Science and Environment - August 3, 2020 - 8:46am
A new campaign says the government should ban adverts for large cars like sports utility vehicles.
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Whale shark 'crushes' tourist in Australia

BBC Science and Environment - August 3, 2020 - 5:55am
The woman is in a "serious but stable condition" after being hit by the shark's tail while snorkelling.
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Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Women survivors of the atomic bombs

BBC Science and Environment - August 2, 2020 - 10:44pm
August marks the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945.
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Amazon region: Brazil records big increase in fires

BBC Science and Environment - August 2, 2020 - 4:51am
Images from space show there were nearly 7,000 in July - a rise of 28% on the same period last year.
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Coronavirus doctor's diary: How gardening could help in the fight against obesity

BBC Science and Environment - August 2, 2020 - 1:18am
In Bradford, community schemes offer a novel approach to promoting healthy lifestyles.
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Nasa SpaceX crew return: Astronauts set for ocean splashdown

BBC Science and Environment - August 2, 2020 - 12:37am
Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken's SpaceX capsule will make the first crewed US water landing in 45 years.
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An underwater webcam in the port of Miami has become a lockdown sensation.

BBC Science and Environment - August 2, 2020 - 12:01am
An underwater webcam in the port of Miami has become a lockdown sensation thanks to its tailless star 'Oval'.
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Phyllis Omido: The woman who won $12m fighting lead battery poisoners

BBC Science and Environment - August 1, 2020 - 1:33am
Kenyan activist Phyllis Omido has been ignored, harassed and arrested, but she never gave up.
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European Sentinel satellites to map global CO2 emissions

BBC Science and Environment - July 31, 2020 - 3:51pm
German manufacturer OHB-System signs a €445m contract to build a greenhouse gas monitoring system.
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Climate change 'driving UK's extreme weather'

BBC Science and Environment - July 31, 2020 - 1:10am
Last year was remarkable for high temperatures and severe swings, according to the Met Office.
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Covid-19: Why Hong Kong's 'third wave' is a warning

BBC Science and Environment - July 31, 2020 - 12:28am
Until recently, the city was seen as a poster child in its handling of the pandemic. What went wrong?
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How many Mars missions have been successful?

BBC Science and Environment - July 30, 2020 - 10:07am
Getting to the Red Planet is challenging, and so it working out how many have failed.
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Killer of Rafiki, Uganda's rare silverback mountain gorilla, jailed

BBC Science and Environment - July 30, 2020 - 10:06am
The Ugandan hunter said that he had killed the animal in self defence when he was attacked.
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Extinction: Quarter of UK mammals 'under threat'

BBC Science and Environment - July 30, 2020 - 2:25am
Review of UK mammals finds that a quarter of native species are at "imminent threat of extinction".
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Nile dam row: Egypt fumes as Ethiopia celebrates

BBC Science and Environment - July 30, 2020 - 12:34am
Concerns grow as Nile River nations fail to reach a deal on how to share the vital waters.
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Nasa Mars 2020: First aircraft to fly on another planet

BBC Science and Environment - July 30, 2020 - 12:11am
Ingenuity is a 1.8kg (4lb) helicopter that will ride to Mars attached to the belly of Nasa's Perseverance.
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Mystery of origin of Stonehenge megaliths solved

BBC Science and Environment - July 29, 2020 - 7:03pm
Archaeologists have pinpointed the source of the stones to an area 15 miles north of the site.
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Nasa Mars rover: Perseverance robot poised for launch

BBC Science and Environment - July 29, 2020 - 5:44pm
The one-tonne vehicle will search for signs of Martian life and prepare rocks to send home to Earth.
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