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World's fishing fleets mapped from orbit
BBC News, Today 17:16
Satellite tracking shows fishing's footprint on Earth is now over four times that of agriculture.
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Wildlife secrets of Nigeria's last wilderness
BBC News, Today 13:36
Rare chimps, leopards and pangolins have been caught on camera in the forests of Nigeria's largest national park.
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'Fishing continued' after East China sea oil spill
BBC News, Today 04:02
Satellite images obtained by the BBC show that fishing continued for days after a massive oil spill
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Neanderthals were capable of making art
BBC News, Today 04:07
Contrary to the traditional view of them as brutes, it turns out that Neanderthals enjoyed making art.
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Plastic straws could be banned, suggests Michael Gove
BBC News, Today 17:34
The environment secretary suggests outlawing plastic straws could be easier after Brexit.
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SpaceX launches broadband pathfinders
BBC News, 22.February 17:34:34
The US rocket company puts up two satellites to test technologies for a broadband mega-constellation.
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Mutation 'gives bats edge over deadly viruses'
BBC News, 22.February 20:13:13
A single mutation in an immunity gene may explain why bats can carry deadly viruses and not get sick.
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Ancient Britons 'replaced' by newcomers
BBC News, 21.February 20:12:12
Britain's Stone Age population was almost completely replaced some 4,500 years ago, a study shows.
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Seychelles protects an area 'as big as Britain' in Indian Ocean
BBC News, 22.February 16:49:49
A novel deal with donors including Leonardo DiCaprio turned public debt into conservation funding.
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Government loses clean air court case
BBC News, 21.February 15:07:07
Campaigners win a third High Court victory over the UK government's plans to tackle air pollution.
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