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10 years to save 'world’s most threatened sea turtle'

10 years to save 'world’s most threatened sea turtle'

The critically endangered Eastern Pacific leatherback's future looks "dire," say...

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Conifer is top tree in urban sound absorption test

Conifer is top tree in urban sound absorption test

Scientists say trees have a role to play in combating noise pollution in urban environments.

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Three human-like species lived side-by-side in ancient Africa

Three human-like species lived side-by-side in ancient...

Two million years ago, Africa was home to three human-like species, new discoveries...

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'Dinosaurs walked through Antarctic rainforests'

'Dinosaurs walked through Antarctic rainforests'

Sediments drilled off the coast of the ice continent reveal a time of great warmth...

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Oceans can be successfully restored by 2050, say scientists

Oceans can be successfully restored by 2050, say scientists

Researchers say there are good reasons to be optimistic about the future of our...

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Coronavirus: Lockdown prompts clear fall in UK air pollution

Coronavirus: Lockdown prompts clear fall in UK air pollution

Ground monitoring stations in major British cities detect clear reductions in two...

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Self-isolation proves a boon to rainfall project

Self-isolation proves a boon to rainfall project

Scientists have been amazed at the public's response to help digitise the UK's old...

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Coronavirus: Lockdown 'must become the social norm'

Coronavirus: Lockdown 'must become the social norm'

"Social pressure from others" will be key in persuading the UK to stay at home,...

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Antarctica prompts questions that matter

Antarctica prompts questions that matter

The BBC's Justin Rowlatt found a visit to Antarctica made him emotional, and ultimately...

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Heirloom plants: Saving the nation's seeds from extinction

Heirloom plants: Saving the nation's seeds from extinction

The incredible history of the UK's heirloom plants and why they're set to make a...

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