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SpaceX Starship prototype blows its top
BBC News, Today 11:38
The US company's new rocket prototype experiences a major failure during pressurisation testing.
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A third of tropical African plants face extinction
BBC News, Today 02:44
An assessment shows rapid loss of trees, shrubs and herbs in countries such as Ethiopia and Tanzania.
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Coldplay to pause touring until concerts are 'environmentally beneficial'
BBC News, Today 13:20
The band won't go on a world tour until they can make their concerts "environmentally beneficial".
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Climate change: China coal surge threatens Paris targets
BBC News, 20.November 14:18:18
China is adding coal power equivalent to the EU's entire generating capacity.
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Poet laureate Simon Armitage launches award for nature poems
BBC News, Today 13:01
Simon Armitage hopes the Laurel Prize will promote discussion about "our environmental predicament".
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Supernova 1987A: 'Blob' hides long-sought remnant from star blast
BBC News, 19.November 15:59:59
A three-decades-long search may finally have located the hot object left behind by a famous supernova.
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New hope for one of world's most endangered reptiles
BBC News, 19.November 12:29:29
The discovery of baby crocodiles in a river in Nepal is raising hopes for the future of the gharial.
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Attenborough: World 'changing habits' on plastic
BBC News, 19.November 02:37:37
"I think we're all shifting our behaviour," the BBC broadcaster says as he wins a prestigious award.
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Brazil's Amazon deforestation highest since 2008, space agency says
BBC News, 18.November 17:12:12
The rainforest loses 9,762 sq km in 12 months, an increase of nearly 30%, Brazil's space agency says.
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New hope for trees affected by ash dieback
BBC News, 18.November 18:01:01
A study identifies the genetics in ash trees that confers resistance to a deadly disease.
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