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The latest stories from the Science & Environment section of the BBC News web site.
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Can the divestment movement tame climate change?

June 12, 2015 - 12:00pm
Does dumping fossil fuel investments make any sense?
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The Jurassic problem in Jurassic World

June 12, 2015 - 7:19am
The Jurassic problem in Jurassic World
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Pluto's dark and light terrains

June 12, 2015 - 4:57am
The long-range camera on Nasa's New Horizons probe reveals clear evidence of discrete bright and dark regions on the dwarf planet Pluto.
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Pain of producing climate change deal

June 12, 2015 - 4:36am
Are climate change negotiations getting anywhere?
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Viewpoint: Everyone must fight sexism in science

June 12, 2015 - 1:05am
Women must fight sexism in science
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Juvenile camels 'key source' of Mers

June 11, 2015 - 7:11pm
Research published recently in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases shows that camels aged less than four years might be a major source of Mers.
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The end of wild fish?

June 11, 2015 - 5:01pm
Can farmed fish meet the world's appetite for seafood?
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Police probe over fox cubs video

June 11, 2015 - 12:50pm
Police are investigating after footage of 16 fox cubs held in a barn near to hunt kennels in North Yorkshire emerges.
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Space station astronauts land safely

June 11, 2015 - 10:15am
Three astronauts return from the International Space Station after their original departure was delayed by a month by a spacecraft failure.
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Female scientists post 'distractingly sexy' photos

June 11, 2015 - 10:06am
Pictures posted by female scientists
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Climate change progress 'too slow'

June 11, 2015 - 9:03am
International talks in Bonn have made progress towards a new global deal on climate change, says the UN, amid calls from NGOs for a faster pace.
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VIDEO: What's living in space like?

June 11, 2015 - 8:38am
Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has spent 200 days in space - here's what she got up to.
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'Best candidates' for lost Philae

June 11, 2015 - 7:49am
The European Space Agency releases some pictures that may include its lost comet lander, Philae.
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Alarm sounded over climate summit

June 11, 2015 - 6:11am
Interim climate talks in Germany are entering their final hours amid concern from environmental groups that progress has been slow.
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How aggressive are robins?

June 11, 2015 - 6:03am
Just how aggressive is the seemingly innocent robin?
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Scientist resigns over girls comment

June 11, 2015 - 5:57am
A Nobel laureate resigns from his position as honorary professor at a UK university after making comments about the "trouble with girls" in science.
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VIDEO: Zimbabwe sends rhinos to Botswana

June 11, 2015 - 3:53am
Rhino poaching in Africa is on the rise with syndicates making millions at the expense of the endangered species and their horns.
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VIDEO: How Cristoforetti captured world's attention

June 11, 2015 - 3:26am
A look back at how astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has been engaging with her 545,000 Twitter followers whilst on the ISS.
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VIDEO: Cornwall hosts mission control training

June 11, 2015 - 2:08am
Goonhilly Earth Station is hosting a training course for future space mission controllers
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VIDEO: Astronauts prepare for return to Earth

June 11, 2015 - 1:28am
Three astronauts have begun their return to Earth from the International Space Station, one month after a rocket failure delayed an earlier attempt.
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