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Virus recovery plan 'must tackle climate change'

Virus recovery plan 'must tackle climate change'

Tackling climate change must be woven into post-Covid economic solutions, UK ministers...

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Hubble telescope delivers stunning 30th birthday picture

Hubble telescope delivers stunning 30th birthday picture

The veteran telescope celebrates three decades in orbit with a colourful image of...

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Hubble telescope's Universe revealed in 3D

Hubble telescope's Universe revealed in 3D

New techniques are being used to transform images from Hubble into spectacular 3D...

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Hubble telescope celebrates 30 years of stunning science

Hubble telescope celebrates 30 years of stunning science

Three decades on from its launch, the orbiting observatory is still producing cutting-edge...

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Volcanic time-bomb threatens nearby trees

Volcanic time-bomb threatens nearby trees

Surviving trees growing near to an active volcano face an uncertain future for several...

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Nature crisis: 'Insect apocalypse' more complicated than thought

Nature crisis: 'Insect apocalypse' more complicated than...

The health of insect populations globally is far more varied than previous research...

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Antarctica's A-68: Is the world's biggest iceberg about to break up?

Antarctica's A-68: Is the world's biggest iceberg about...

The 5,100 sq km behemoth which broke away from Antarctica in 2017 drops its own...

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Is the world's biggest iceberg about to break up?

Is the world's biggest iceberg about to break up?

The 5,100 sq km behemoth which broke away from Antarctica in 2017 drops its own...

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Cranes make comeback in Britain's wetlands

Cranes make comeback in Britain's wetlands

The graceful bird is making a comeback thanks to re-introduction and habitat restoration.

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Climate change: 2019 was Europe's warmest year on record

Climate change: 2019 was Europe's warmest year on record

Europe is heating faster than the global average as data shows last year was the...

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Climate change: World mustn't forget 'deeper emergency'

Climate change: World mustn't forget 'deeper emergency'

Environmental crises must not be forgotten amid the pandemic, says the UN Secretary...

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Allergy impact from invasive weed 'underestimated'

Allergy impact from invasive weed 'underestimated'

The impact on human health of an invasive ragweed plant may be "seriously underestimated".

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Coronavirus: WHO developing guidance on wet markets

Coronavirus: WHO developing guidance on wet markets

The World Health Organization calls for stricter safety and hygiene when wet markets...

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Climate change: Switch road cash to broadband, adviser says

Climate change: Switch road cash to broadband, adviser...

The UK government's climate adviser says

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Plant disease: UK restricts olive tree imports to halt infection

Plant disease: UK restricts olive tree imports to halt...

Imports of lavender and rosemary will also be restricted from today to halt a deadly...

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'Alien comet' visitor has weird composition

'Alien comet' visitor has weird composition

The first known comet to visit us from another star system has an unusual make-up.

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Barriers lifted for car-free streets in England

Barriers lifted for car-free streets in England

Councils in England can now ban cars from streets more easily to allow space for...

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Coronavirus: Sir John Houghton dies of suspected Covid-19

Coronavirus: Sir John Houghton dies of suspected Covid-19

Sir John Houghton, who accepted the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, died on Wednesday...

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Nasa to launch first crewed mission from US in decade

Nasa to launch first crewed mission from US in decade

The mission will take place on 27 May using a rocket and spacecraft made by private...

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Wildfires blanket Kyiv in thick smog

Wildfires blanket Kyiv in thick smog

Ukraine's capital is now among the world's most polluted cities, an international...

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