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Climate change: Emperor penguin 'needs greater protection'

Climate change: Emperor penguin 'needs greater protection'

The Antarctic icon could lose more than half its population by 2100, say scientists.

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'Ozone hole vigilance still required'

'Ozone hole vigilance still required'

It may be the smallest ozone hole in three decades but scientists are warning against...

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Genome-edited bull passes hornless gene to calves

Genome-edited bull passes hornless gene to calves

Researchers produce cattle that lack horns, meaning they cannot use them to injure...

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Saturn overtakes Jupiter as planet with most moons

Saturn overtakes Jupiter as planet with most moons

Jupiter had been the "moon king" for some 20 years.

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Climate change: Polarstern icebreaker begins year-long Arctic drift

Climate change: Polarstern icebreaker begins year-long...

The research vessel is spearheading the biggest ever scientific expedition at the...

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Honey fungus secrets fall to science

Honey fungus secrets fall to science

Citizen scientists have helped shed light on a type of fungi that can spread underground...

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Global wildlife trade higher than was thought

Global wildlife trade higher than was thought

At least one in five vertebrate species on Earth are bought and sold on the wildlife...

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Uncovering secrets of mystery civilization in Saudi Arabia

Uncovering secrets of mystery civilization in Saudi Arabia

A team of more than 60 experts is trying to find out more about the enigmatic Nabataean...

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Sutherland spaceport plans cover 'extensive' site

Sutherland spaceport plans cover 'extensive' site

Launch towers and "antenna farms" have been proposed for the 815-acre site in the...

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Anak Krakatau volcano collapse: 'Warning signs were there'

Anak Krakatau volcano collapse: 'Warning signs were there'

Taking all the available data, it was clear something was amiss with the tsunami-generating...

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