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Climate change is 'shrinking winter'
BBC News, Today 21:49
Snowy mountain winters are being squeezed into shorter periods, threatening water supplies and increasing wildfire risk.
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'Planet of the chickens': How the bird took over the world
BBC News, Today 05:20
With around 23 billion chickens on the planet at any one time, the bird is a symbol of our times, say scientists.
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Nasa's IceSat space laser makes height maps of Earth
BBC News, 11.December 23:14:14
One of the most powerful Earth observation tools ever put in orbit is now gathering data about the planet.
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Climate change: Arctic reindeer numbers crash by half
BBC News, Today 02:24
Climate change in the Arctic has caused the wild reindeer population to crash by 56%, a report says.
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Gene study unravels redheads mystery
BBC News, 11.December 12:57:57
Researchers at Edinburgh University carry out out the largest genetic study of hair colour to date.
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'Surprise' Palu tsunami clue found on seafloor
BBC News, 11.December 02:01:01
Scientists are getting closer to understanding the damaging tsunami that struck Sulawesi in September.
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ISS: Spacewalk cosmonauts investigate mystery hole
BBC News, 11.December 18:51:51
The mystery hole in a Soyuz capsule docked to the International Space Station caused a pressure leak.
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East Antarctica's glaciers are stirring
BBC News, 11.December 06:42:42
Nasa detects the first signs of significant melting in a swathe of previously quiet ice streams.
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Climate change: Protecting the poor from green taxes
BBC News, 11.December 13:45:45
Has President Macron's controversial fuel tax set back carbon taxes globally?
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Amount of deep life on Earth quantified
BBC News, 10.December 17:08:08
Having dug and drilled into the Earth, scientists can now estimate how much life exists at depth.
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