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New funds to tackle tree diseases
The UK government launches a tree biosecurity plan, as scientists confirm the arrival of another deadly tree disease in England.
UK oaks' future 'at crossroads'
'Spy in sky' spots killer disease
Oak disease 'threatens landscape'
Companies call for climate action
Leaders of nearly 200 major companies around the world call for tougher action on climate change, saying it will reduce prosperity if unchecked.
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More funding for wave and tidal
Wave and tidal stream power are set to get more funding in proposed changes to the level of support for renewable energy.
'European GPS' lift-off delayed
The launch of the first satellites for Galileo - Europe's version of GPS - is delayed due to an anomaly during fuelling of their Soyuz rocket.
Climate change migration warning
Governments and aid agencies should help the world's poorest to move away from areas likely to be hit by flooding and drought, a UK report says.
IQ 'can change in teenage years'
Scots carbon capture scheme scrapped
Malaria vaccine trial raises hope
Researchers warn of new Stuxnet
Internet 'may be changing brains'
Reef fish live and hunt as a team
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Orcas make waves to prey on seals
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A rocket abroad - Soyuz in French Guiana
00:45 UK time, Tuesday, 18 October 2011
It is one of the most important weeks in the history of European space activity, with the first Russian Soyuz rocket set to launch from French Guiana.
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Carbon: What price simplicity?
22:52 UK time, Monday, 17 October 2011
Is there a simpler way to put a price on carbon emissions than unwieldy trading schemes?
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'Criminal' penguin caught on film
An Adelie penguin is captured on camera stealing stones from its neighbour's pebble nest.
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