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COP25: WWF and Prado Museum use art to show climate change

December 3, 2019 - 2:21pm
WWF and the Prado Museum join forces to raise the alarm during the COP25 summit in Madrid.
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US national parks face 'crisis' over invasive animal species

December 3, 2019 - 1:11pm
More than half of US national parks are threatened by invasive animals, like pythons and feral pigs.
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Polar bear spray-painted with 'T-34' baffles Russia wildlife experts

December 3, 2019 - 12:15pm
Footage of a bear inscribed with "T-34" - the name of an iconic Soviet tank - is shared in Russia.
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Climate change: Last decade probably the warmest

December 3, 2019 - 8:30am
Provisional data suggests the decade from 2010-2019 is the warmest yet recorded.
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India's Chandrayaan-2 probe found on Moon

December 3, 2019 - 6:15am
Nasa credited an Indian engineer, Shanmuga Subramanian, with helping locate the site of the debris.
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'Toxic chemical cocktail' passed to baby porpoises

December 3, 2019 - 12:43am
Potent chemicals are unwittingly passed down from mother to calf, according to a UK study.
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Climate change: The COP25 talks trying to change the world

December 3, 2019 - 12:35am
As the UN has its annual climate change conference, we look at what it's for and if it ever makes a difference.
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Image of Madagascan snake wins 2019 British Ecological Society photography competition

December 2, 2019 - 5:01pm
The Malagasy tree boa is under threat from poaching and fires.
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India tiger on 'longest walk ever' for mate and prey

December 2, 2019 - 11:59am
The tiger has traversed 1,300km in five months, the furthest a big cat is known to have walked in India.
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Climate change: Study underpins key idea in Antarctic ice loss

December 2, 2019 - 7:55am
The notion that thinning ice shelves enable glacier speed-up and mass loss is cemented.
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200 countries meet in Madrid for climate change discussions

December 2, 2019 - 7:09am
Almost 200 countries are meeting in Madrid to discuss what they're doing to tackle climate change.
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Climate change: COP25 talks to open as 'point of no return' in sight

December 2, 2019 - 4:22am
Politicians and diplomats meet in Spain as scientists and charities say urgent steps are needed.
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Chennai: Children play as 'toxic' foam blankets Indian beach

December 2, 2019 - 3:20am
The foam is said to be caused by pollutants in sewage mixing with sea water and frothed by waves.
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Sperm whale dies with 100kg 'litter ball' in its stomach

December 2, 2019 - 1:25am
Fishing nets and rope were among the debris found inside the whale which stranded on the Isle of Harris.
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Climate change: Critical year for climate change starts in Madrid

December 2, 2019 - 12:09am
Delegates from almost 200 countries meet in the Spanish capital on Monday.
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Climate defenders: Taking wind power to another level

December 2, 2019 - 12:01am
Henrik Stiesdal has been thinking about wind turbines since he was a teenager.
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Cosmic Crisp: New apple launched that 'lasts for a year'

December 1, 2019 - 5:05am
The new fruit took US scientists two decades to develop and the launch cost $10m (£7.9m).
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Teen engineer: 'Let me introduce you to my laboratory'

December 1, 2019 - 12:13am
Fifteen-year-old Cheikh Bamba Diaby got into robotics after he had to unblock his sister's mobile phone.
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Battersea Bridge whale found motionless on shore

November 30, 2019 - 3:08pm
The mammal, believed to be a minke whale, was found below Battersea Bridge in London.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro says DiCaprio gave cash 'to set Amazon on fire'

November 30, 2019 - 11:37am
The Hollywood actor dismisses Jair Bolsonaro's claim he "gave money to set the Amazon on fire".
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