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More Northern Lights soon as Sun storms strengthen

Sat, 2024-05-18 10:01
Another spectacular light show could come within two weeks as Sun storms reach 11-year high.
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More Northern Lights soon as Sun storms strengthen

Sat, 2024-05-18 10:01
Another spectacular light show could come within two weeks as Sun storms reach 11-year high.
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Pacific squid flashes its huge attack 'headlights'

Thu, 2024-05-16 16:08
Watch video of the super-fast Dana squid as it flashes its immense light-emitting organs.
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Scientists solve mystery of ancient 'tree of life'

Thu, 2024-05-16 02:34
The iconic trees evolved on Madagascar 21 million years ago and later spread to other countries.
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UK right to protect puffins threatened post Brexit

Wed, 2024-05-15 12:46
The endangered puffin - one of Britain’s most iconic seabirds - is at the centre of a battle over the UK’s post Brexit freedoms.
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The illicit trade with China fuelling Mozambique's insurgency

Wed, 2024-05-15 09:12
Illegal shipments of rosewood continue and some of the profit ends up with jihadists, research says.
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Untreated sewage illegally pumped into Windermere

Wed, 2024-05-15 09:06
Millions of litres of raw sewage was pumped into one of the UK's most famous lakes after a fault.
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Last summer hottest in 2,000 years, ancient trees reveal

Wed, 2024-05-15 01:01
Clues hidden deep in their trunks shows just how unprecedented last year's heat was.
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UK farmers must grow more fruit and veg, warns PM

Tue, 2024-05-14 21:35
A new national food security report finds the UK is too reliant on imports of fruit and vegetables.
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27 new wild swimming sites for England - but are they clean?

Mon, 2024-05-13 11:04
Twenty-seven new sites have been designated for summer pollution monitoring.
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27 new wild swimming sites for England - but are they clean?

Mon, 2024-05-13 11:04
Twenty-seven new sites have been designated for summer pollution monitoring.
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Hope for rare mountain chicken frog thanks to London-born froglets

Sun, 2024-05-12 10:26
Frantic efforts are being made to save the endangered mountain chicken frog, native to just two Caribbean islands.
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The man who took on the coal industry to save a forest - and won

Sun, 2024-05-12 09:24
Alok Shukla has spent years fighting to protect a key Indian forest from mining companies.
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Island fights back grey squirrel invasion

Sat, 2024-05-11 10:46
A conservationist is on a mission to keep a Welsh island a sanctuary for native red squirrels.
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Northern Lights in dazzling display across the UK

Sat, 2024-05-11 07:49
A solar storm of this scale can cause disruptions to infrastructure such as the power grid.
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Tunnel of love? Cautious adders get a helping hand

Sat, 2024-05-11 03:05
The local wildlife trust hopes the tunnels will boost the reptile's numbers by encouraging mating.
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Fight to save African penguin goes to law

Fri, 2024-05-10 11:29
Every year there are fewer African penguins and soon there may be none at all, scientists warn.
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Mosquitoes found all across warming Scotland

Fri, 2024-05-10 07:59
One of the most common types of mosquito has been identified for the first time in locations across Scotland.
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Australia backs gas beyond 2050 despite climate fears

Thu, 2024-05-09 13:49
The policy comes despite global calls to drastically phase out fossil fuels to reach climate targets.
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Watchdog criticises England water clean-up plans

Thu, 2024-05-09 11:12
Targets to improve England's rivers, lakes and coastal water will fall well short, a key watchdog finds.
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