The Amazon Rainforest at Risk

April 14, 2022, 3:49 a.m.

This month on Newsdesk: animating ice age animals, the Amazon rainforest at risk, and test-driving a new moon rover.

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Flowers Bloom Early

April 14, 2022, 3:45 a.m.

This month on Newsdesk: flowers bloom early, artificial intelligence tracks animals, and a NASA telescope prepares to scan the stars.

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The Impacts of Rising Global Temperatures

Jan. 11, 2022, 3:07 a.m.

This month on Newsdesk: the impacts of rising global temperatures, an experimental asteroid mission, and recognising animal feelings.

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Elephant-detecting cameras

March 24, 2021, 3 a.m.

This month on Newsdesk: Elephant-detecting cameras, drones deliver medicines, and Fiji’s coral reefs recover!

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Scientists fight a virus outbreak

March 2, 2020, 10:55 a.m.

Scientists are studying an outbreak of a virus called a coronavirus.

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Volcanic lightning in the Philippines

March 2, 2020, 10:52 a.m.

An erupting volcano in the Philippines led to a spectacular natural phenomenon: volcanic lightning.

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Bears on the Moon?!

Oct. 22, 2019, 10:41 a.m.

Did you know there are bears on the Moon?! No, not the kind of bear you’re thinking of! These are “water bears”, microscopic animals whose scientific name is “tardigrades”.

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Dramatic changes to Arctic landscapes

June 17, 2019, 1:25 p.m.

On this week’s newsdesk: dramatic changes to Arctic landscapes, turning shrimp shells into plastic and turning poo into houses!

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Breeding kakapos breaking records!

May 16, 2019, 12:02 p.m.

On this week’s newsdesk: Kakapos break breeding records, an unbreakable guitar, and a drone delivers transplant organs!

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NASA studies twin astronauts

April 29, 2019, 9:19 a.m.

On this week’s newsdesk: NASA studies twin astronauts, huge protests demand action on climate change and a computer helps invent a new sport!

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