» Local Focus: Why a Whanganui kindergarten is teaching kids outdoors
22/11/17 21:08 from New Zealand Herald - Environment
A Whanganui based kindergarten is taking education into the great outdoors, with learning taking place under the watchful eye of Mother Nature.It's all part of an initiative by Eco School, an organisation based on a European philosophy...

» High-energy 'ghost particles' absorbed by Earth
22/11/17 19:15 from BBC News | Science/Nature | World Edition
Neutrinos are famous for travelling through solid objects, but they don't go through everything, a study shows.

» Light pollution: Night being lost in many countries
22/11/17 19:00 from BBC News | Science/Nature | World Edition
Much of the world is "losing the night" as artificial light becomes brighter and more widespread, say scientists.

» Plague reached Europe by Stone Age
22/11/17 17:11 from BBC News | Science/Nature | World Edition
Plague was present in Europe during the late Stone Age, according to a study of ancient remains.

» 1billion-tree aim 'always a joint goal'
22/11/17 17:00 from New Zealand Herald - Environment
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is denying that the Government is backtracking over its goal to plant 1 billion trees over 10 years, saying it was always going to be in partnership with the private sector.Forestry and Regional Economic...

» Research money central to Budget
22/11/17 16:06 from BBC News | Science/Nature | World Edition
The Chancellor Philip Hammond has made investment in research the centrepiece of his budget.

» How dinosaur scales became bird feathers
22/11/17 12:57 from BBC News | Science/Nature | World Edition
The genes that caused scales to become feathers in the early ancestors of birds have been found by US scientists.

» Kiwi conservationist Pete Bethune attacked, knifed in Brazil
22/11/17 07:53 from New Zealand Herald - Environment
A Kiwi conservationist is recovering in Brazil after being attacked and stabbed by two men.Captain Pete Bethune of Earthrace Conservation was attacked by the pair in the port city of Santander yesterday morning.Bethune said one...

» UK judges to get scientific guides
22/11/17 00:45 from BBC News | Science/Nature | World Edition
A Supreme Court judge launches the first of a series of scientific guides for the UK judiciary.

» Seeds hold hidden treasures for future food
22/11/17 00:41 from BBC News | Science/Nature | World Edition
More than 70,000 seeds have been sent from Kew's Millennium Seed Bank to Lebanon, for vital crop research.

» Shocked Blue Planet viewers vow never to use plastic again
21/11/17 20:22 from New Zealand Herald - Environment
Shocked Britons have vowed to ditch plastic bags and disposable straws after a heartbreaking scene in Sunday night's Blue Planet .A pilot whale was filmed carrying her dead newborn baby around the ocean for days, reluctant to let...

» Rachel Stewart: Dairy industry spin makes me sick
21/11/17 17:00 from New Zealand Herald - Environment
While some will argue that I do this in most columns, my first inclination this week was to vomit all over the page and submit it to my editor, along with a suggested headline of 'Fonterra spin causes extreme nausea'.But, no. Ever...

» Rachel Stewart: Fonterra and dairy industry spin makes me sick
21/11/17 17:00 from New Zealand Herald - Environment
While some will argue that I do this in most columns, my first inclination this week was to vomit all over the page and submit it to my editor, along with a suggested headline of 'Fonterra spin causes extreme nausea'.But, no. Ever...

» Drug-driving cases dropped over forensics
21/11/17 16:35 from BBC News | Science/Nature | World Edition
Thousands more cases - including violent and sexual crimes - could be affected by "manipulated" tests.

» Russia denies nuclear accident after radioactive traces found
21/11/17 12:57 from BBC News | Science/Nature | World Edition
The weather service says the levels of a radioactive isotope were nearly 1,000 times normal levels.

» Bialowieza forest: EU threatens Poland with fine over logging
21/11/17 09:49 from BBC News | Science/Nature | World Edition
Europe's top court says Poland must prove it has stopped logging in Bialowieza forest or face fines.

» Albatrosses hit by fishing and climate
20/11/17 19:10 from BBC News | Science/Nature | World Edition
The spectacular albatrosses featured in the BBC's Blue Planet series have seen a big slump in numbers.

» Bizarre shape of interstellar asteroid
20/11/17 18:53 from BBC News | Science/Nature | World Edition
An asteroid that visited our Solar System from interstellar space is one of the most elongated celestial bodies known to science.

» European memory champion reveals winning trick
20/11/17 11:25 from BBC News | Science/Nature | World Edition
Simon Reinhard mastered the Method of Loci to become a European memory champion.

» Antarctic glacier's rough belly exposed
20/11/17 11:11 from BBC News | Science/Nature | World Edition
The melting glacier contributing most to sea-level rise currently may be more resilient than previously recognised.

» Fonterra launches charm offensive on water quality
20/11/17 05:44 from New Zealand Herald - Environment
Fonterra has stepped up its efforts to improve water quality while launching a charm offensive and television campaign to showcase how farmers have upped their game.The moves follow the emergence of water quality as a key issue...

» Bosnia's silent killer: The coal industry
19/11/17 00:17 from BBC News | Science/Nature | World Edition
The Balkan country has the world's second highest death rate caused by air pollution.

» Floods: How to stay safe when disaster strikes
19/11/17 00:12 from BBC News | Science/Nature | World Edition
Floods have been a deadly staple of 2017. But can you protect yourself against the natural disaster?

» Floods: How can you save your life when disaster strikes?
19/11/17 00:12 from BBC News | Science/Nature | World Edition
Floods have been a deadly staple of 2017. But how can you protect yourself against the natural disaster?

» Theatre goes green to shake things up
18/11/17 17:00 from New Zealand Herald - Environment
The play's called Earthquakes in London but it could shake things up for New Zealand theatres.Because it's about the breakdown of society and environmental catastrophe, producers Last Tapes Theatre Company and performers from...

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