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Humans 'sole culprits' in US parrot extinction

BBC Science & Environment - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 17:01
A study of North America's only native parrot confirms its disappearance was down to humans alone.

Climate change: Stalemate at UN talks as splits re-appear

BBC Science & Environment - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 16:58
Talks in Madrid enter their final day with serious divisions between large emitting countries and small island states

The place where dead eagles are given a new life

BBC Science & Environment - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 14:35
Colorado's National Eagle Repository is the only one of its kind in the world.

DNA may hold clues to extinct animal lifespan

BBC Science & Environment - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 10:33
Scientists calculate the lifespans of long-lost species, including ancient human relatives.

Denman Glacier: Deepest point on land found in Antarctica

BBC Science & Environment - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 09:18
Denman Glacier reaches down to more than 3,500m below sea level. Only ocean trenches go deeper.

Minecraft diamond challenge leaves AI creators stumped

BBC Science & Environment - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 07:24
Humans usually take minutes to learn how to find diamonds in the game, but AI agents struggled.

Hendrix in the clear over parakeet release

BBC Science & Environment - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 07:02
Researchers say the rock star did not introduce the non-native species in Carnaby Street in the 60s.
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