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Mount Vesuvius eruption: Extreme heat 'turned man's brain to glass'

January 23, 2020 - 12:09pm
Experts say the man's brain, found in the Roman town of Herculaneum, was affected by extreme heat.
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Cut meat and dairy intake 'by a fifth', report urges

January 23, 2020 - 1:01am
Taxes may be needed to curb eating meat and dairy in the effort to combat climate change.
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Wanted - volunteers to monitor Britain's growing slug population

January 23, 2020 - 12:53am
The first survey in decades will look at the 40 or more species thought to be living in Britain.
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Ivory Coast is using plastic waste to build schools

January 23, 2020 - 12:32am
The West African country has partnered with UNICEF to transform landfill waste into bricks for schools.
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Sizewell: RSPB Minsmere nature reserve fears 'environmental impact' on wildlife

January 22, 2020 - 8:12pm
EDF Energy wants to build new reactors next to the existing Sizewell B near Minsmere nature reserve.
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Davos 2020: Prince Charles offers stark warning over 'approaching catastrophe'

January 22, 2020 - 7:56pm
At the World Economic Forum, he asked: "Do we want to go down in history as the people who did nothing?"
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Scientists discover 'why stress turns hair white'

January 22, 2020 - 7:36pm
Acute stress damages stem cells that control hair and skin colour, a study suggests.
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Davos 2020: Prince Charles meets Greta Thunberg

January 22, 2020 - 4:21pm
The heir to the throne calls for a "paradigm shift" in the way the world deals with climate change.
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Earth's oldest asteroid impact 'may have ended ice age'

January 22, 2020 - 3:24am
The 2.2 billion-year-old asteroid impact may explain the end of an ice age, scientists say.
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Space mission to reveal 'Truths' about climate change

January 22, 2020 - 3:02am
A UK-led satellite aims to get an absolute measurement of the light reflected off Earth's surface.
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Davos: Greta Thunberg & Donald Trump clash on climate change

January 21, 2020 - 8:41pm
The Swedish climate activist and the US president gave very different speeches at Davos.
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Davos: Trump decries climate 'prophets of doom' with Thunberg in audience

January 21, 2020 - 1:46pm
The US president attacks activists at the World Economic Forum, with Greta Thunberg in the audience.
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Davos: 'Forget about net zero, we need real zero' - Greta Thunberg

January 21, 2020 - 12:52pm
Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has addressed world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
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Trump Davos speech: 'This is not a time for pessimism'

January 21, 2020 - 11:59am
The US president called for the rejection of "the perennial prophets of doom" during his speech.
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New solar power source and storage developed

January 21, 2020 - 9:25am
Tie-up of flexible solar film and energy storage aims to take homes and business off-grid.
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New UK housing 'dominated by roads'

January 21, 2020 - 12:04am
Roads are dominating new housing developments, a report says, despite more people wanting to drive less.
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Immune discovery 'may treat all cancer'

January 20, 2020 - 5:18pm
Research is at an early stage but scientists said it had huge potential for destroying cancers.
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Barometric pressure in London 'highest in 300 years' at least

January 20, 2020 - 3:52pm
High pressure at Heathrow Airport reaches 1,049.6 millibars - a record for the UK's capital.
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Human impact on nature 'dates back millions of years'

January 20, 2020 - 3:06pm
The impact of humans on nature may have been far greater and longer-lasting than we thought, say scientists.
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People urgently fleeing climate crisis cannot be sent home, UN rules

January 20, 2020 - 3:03pm
But it rejects a claim by a man whose Pacific Island nation is threatened by rising sea levels.
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