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California wildfire trend 'driven by climate'

48 min 30 sec ago
Global warming is behind the scale and impact of recent wildfires in the western US, scientists say.
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How lockdown birds sang to a different tune

September 24, 2020 - 8:34pm
It's official, bird song did sound different during lockdown, according to a scientific study.
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UK can be 'Saudi Arabia of wind power' - PM

September 24, 2020 - 5:16pm
The UK prime minister says the UK holds extraordinary potential for wind power.
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Mysterious beaked whale smashes mammal diving record

September 24, 2020 - 4:06pm
A Cuvier's beaked whale stays under water for almost four hours, leaving scientists puzzled.
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Ministers 'seek alternatives' for UK sat-nav

September 24, 2020 - 3:48pm
The government says it is after all ideas for a sovereign satellite-navigation system post-Brexit.
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Sir David Attenborough joins Instagram to warn 'the world is in trouble'

September 24, 2020 - 12:51pm
The broadcaster gained more than 200,000 followers within an hour of posting his first video.
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Man dies from eating more than a bag of liquorice a day

September 24, 2020 - 10:51am
The 54-year-old construction worker ate a bag-and-a-half of black liquorice every day, doctors say.
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Low tax on heating is bad for climate, report says

September 24, 2020 - 1:12am
The rich benefit most from a de facto subsidy for home heating, a report says.
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Pringles and Cadbury 'failing on recycled packaging'

September 24, 2020 - 12:11am
KitKats and Babybel are among other big brands that did badly in the Which? recycling test.
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Coronavirus: Climate action cannot be another Covid victim - PM

September 23, 2020 - 10:46pm
Boris Johnson will urge leaders to "look ahead to how we will rebuild" after the global pandemic.
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History-making black hole seen to do a shimmy

September 23, 2020 - 3:06pm
Scientists trace a wobble in the brightness around M87* - the first black hole ever to be imaged.
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Spinosaurus dinosaur was 'enormous river-monster', researchers say

September 23, 2020 - 10:50am
The findings come after the discovery of 1,200 dinosaur teeth in an ancient river bed in Morocco.
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Pilot whales Tasmania: Almost 400 die in Australia's worst stranding

September 23, 2020 - 8:58am
The long-finned pilot whales have perished after becoming beached on Tasmania's coast.
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Covid: US death toll passes 200,000

September 23, 2020 - 3:28am
The US is the worst hit country in the world and cases are still continuing to rise, data shows.
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Coronavirus: Whitty and Vallance faced 'herd immunity' backlash, emails show

September 23, 2020 - 2:10am
Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance were alarmed by questions over the controversial concept, emails show.
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Six African heritage sites under threat from climate change

September 23, 2020 - 12:37am
A recent study warns that without intervention many of the continent's ancient sites could be lost.
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Climate change: China aims for 'carbon neutrality by 2060'

September 22, 2020 - 8:45pm
China's surprise announcement of a long-term goal to curb emissions boosts UN climate talks.
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Nasa outlines plan for first woman on Moon by 2024

September 22, 2020 - 10:15am
The US space agency (Nasa) formally outlines its $28bn plan to return astronauts to the Moon by 2024.
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Wild maple trees 'in serious need of conservation'

September 22, 2020 - 12:41am
One in five species of maple are threatened in their natural habitats, an extinction study says.
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Countryside improvements fund 'could be raided'

September 22, 2020 - 12:35am
A "green" fund to protect wildlife on England’s farms may be under threat, BBC News has learned.
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