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UK coal mine fights for future in court

Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:44
The coal mine promises to be net zero but a recent major ruling has cast doubt on its future.
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Make electricity cheaper to boost heat pumps - climate advisers

Thu, 07/18/2024 - 03:33
Cutting electricity bills would persuade more people to install heat pumps, the government is told.
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Dinosaur skeleton fetches record $44.6m at auction

Thu, 07/18/2024 - 03:26
The near complete skeleton of a stegosaurus - named Apex - is 11ft (3.4m) tall and 27ft long, Sotheby's says.
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New tech aims to keep polar bears and people apart

Wed, 07/17/2024 - 02:40
Fears about the two species coming into contact are growing as Arctic sea ice melts.
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Secret 'sky island' rainforest saved by new discoveries

Tue, 07/16/2024 - 02:29
Dozens of unique animal and insect finds have helped secure protection for an unspoilt mountain forest.
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Cave discovered on Moon could be home for humans

Mon, 07/15/2024 - 18:00
It is the first cave to be discovered on the Moon and could protect astronauts from radiation.
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Titanic mission to map wreck in greatest-ever detail

Fri, 07/12/2024 - 07:51
A new expedition aims to document the world's most famous shipwreck in unprecedented detail.
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Can we change how our brains age? These scientists think it’s possible

Wed, 07/10/2024 - 03:16
Lara Lewington searches for the tech secrets that researchers hope will unlock eternal youth.
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Europe's Ariane-6 rocket blasts off on maiden flight

Wed, 07/10/2024 - 02:56
After a successful launch, the upper-stage of the rocket goes on to experience an anomaly.
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Footage reveals 'miracle eagle chick' in flight

Thu, 07/04/2024 - 13:00
A white-tailed eagle that broke its wing has taken to the skies after its parents nursed it back to health.
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No, UK weather is not being manipulated

Thu, 07/04/2024 - 05:02
False claims about weather manipulation and geoengineering have been spreading online. What are the facts?
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IVF help for wild rhinos from zoo cousins

Thu, 07/04/2024 - 02:47
Scientists are collecting eggs from rhinos in zoos in a bid to boost the gene pool of wild rhinos.
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Is climate change making hurricanes worse?

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 13:10
The number of hurricanes is not increasing, but they are becoming more intense as the world warms.
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Satellite captures first-of-a-kind cloud image

Thu, 06/27/2024 - 17:26
A joint European-Japanese mission captures a space view of the internal structure of a cloud.
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Musk's SpaceX to destroy retired space station

Thu, 06/27/2024 - 12:18
The California-based company will build a "tugboat" to execute the end-of-life disposal of the ISS.
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How Hollywood star Sheen helped uncover a dark secret

Mon, 06/24/2024 - 08:00
A chance scroll on the internet led the actor Michael Sheen on a journey to uncover a dark secret.
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Who owns the Moon? A new space race means it could be up for grabs

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 02:58
A race for the lunar surface's resources is currently under way. What’s to stop a Wild West opening up?
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Crossbows and eerie silences – following Antarctic whales for climate change clues

Sat, 06/08/2024 - 03:06
How scientists are discovering secrets of Antarctic climate change in the bodies of giant humpback whales.
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Nature groups launch legal bid over wildlife loss

Fri, 06/07/2024 - 13:46
Countryside and wildlife conservation groups want a judicial review of government action on nature loss.
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Boeing launches long-delayed astronaut capsule

Wed, 06/05/2024 - 18:15
US astronauts ride a new crew capsule to orbit after a long and tortuous development programme.
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