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Amount of deep life on Earth quantified. Having dug and drilled into the Earth, scientists can now estimate how much life exists at depth.
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Where did the Sun come from?. Earth would be a frozen lump of rock without the energy created from our nearest star.
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Climate change and the UK: The good and bad. The UK claims to be a leader in climate change - but is it?
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Climate change: Trump coal event overshadowed at COP24. White House efforts to promote fossil fuels are set to be upstaged by investors moving away from coal.
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Mission to put millions of hidden fossils online. Museums including Washington’s Smithsonian have set out to digitally record specimens in their collection.
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Climate change: COP24 fails to adopt key scientific report. A major climate conference in Poland has failed to adopt a key report after a dispute over a form of words.
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Climate change: Why are governments taking so long to take action?. Leading climate scientists say progress is way off track, so what needs to happen to speed things up?
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Climate change: COP24 fails to adopt key scientific report. A major climate conference in Poland has failed to adopt a key report after a dispute over a form of words.
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Falcon 9 rocket guides itself to sea. The rocket had a hydraulic problem on its way back to Earth.
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Climate change: Warming made UK heatwave 30 times more likely. A news study says rising global temperatures have massively boosted the chances of summer heatwaves in the UK.
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Saving the last West African giraffes in Niger. The highly threatened subspecies has been brought back to a reserve in Niger after a 50-year absence.
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What is that bright object next to the moon?. A spectacular sight lights up the sky as Venus and the moon rise together
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Bacton Gas Terminal to be protected by sandscaping plan. A nationally important terminal on the Norfolk coast is to be protected by a new "sandscape".
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Soyuz rocket: First astronauts launch into space since failure. Three astronauts from Russia, Canada and the US left from Kazakhstan on Monday morning.
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Gravitational waves: Monster black hole merger detected. Laser labs sense gravitational waves from a black hole collision nine billion light-years away.
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Woman takes in grey squirrel found injured in Somerset. The squirrel, named Horatio, was acting "really confused" when found by the side of the road.
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Climate change: Urgency the main theme as COP24 opens. The most significant conference on climate change since the 2015 Paris agreement opens in Poland.
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Climate change: Urgency the main theme as COP24 opens. The most significant conference on climate change since the 2015 Paris agreement opens in Poland.
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Climate change: Where we are in seven charts and what you can do to help. As representatives gather in Poland for talks on climate change, we look at how hot the world has got and what can we can all do to tackle global warming.
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Climate change: How slag can remove CO2 from the air. Scientists in Wales are looking at how slag heaps can be used to remove CO2 from the air in the fight against climate change.
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TEDWomen: Vibrations offer new way to track elephants. A technique used to study earthquakes have been adapted to track elephants in the wild.
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New Zealand beached whales: Why are so many getting stranded?. Illness, warmer waters and the fact that pilot whales travel in sociable groups could all play a role.
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The two Swedish mums who want people to give up flying for a year. Two climate-conscious Swedish mums have launched a campaign urging people not to fly in 2019.
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Australian students in mass climate protest. Thousands skip school to urge action on climate change, despite criticism from PM Scott Morrison.
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Whale stranding: Another 50 pilot whales die off NZ. The mass stranding on Chatham Island means more than 200 whales have died off NZ in the past week.
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Berta Cáceres: Seven convicted of murdering anti-dam activist. A Honduran court finds seven men guilty of killing renowned environmental campaigner Berta Cáceres.
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Extinction crisis: Five things you should know. The United Nations biodiversity chief on why extinction is a "silent killer" and deserves more attention.
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Satellites warn African farmers of pest infestations. UK researchers develop an early warning system to prevent crops in Africa being devastated.
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Climate change: Can 12 billion tonnes of carbon be sucked from the air?. Is it remotely feasible to remove 12 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide from the air?
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From burping cows and food miles to greenhouse gasses. Why gases produced by livestock, along with the carbon footprint of many of the foods we eat, are a major factor in global warming.
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