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Beef trade risks key Brazil ecosystem - campaigners

Investigation by Global Witness suggests cattle farming is driving illegal deforestation in the savannah featured in BBC's Planet Earth III.

Wed Feb 21, 2024 06:03
'Grandfather satellite' due to fall to Earth

Europe's pioneering ERS-2 Earth observation spacecraft will make an uncontrolled dive to destruction.

Wed Feb 21, 2024 03:01
Brightest and hungriest black hole ever detected

Astronomers report an object that shines with a brightness equivalent to 500 trillion suns.

Tue Feb 20, 2024 11:39
US zoo extracts 70 coins from white alligator

The zoo found the coins during a routine examination and urged visitors not to throw coins into exhibits.

Tue Feb 20, 2024 02:54
Farmers in 'crisis' say PM needs to give more help

Rishi Sunak unveils support for farming and food production, at the NFU's annual conference.

Tue Feb 20, 2024 01:25
'Brutal' donkey skin trade banned in 55 countries

Animal welfare charities welcome the African Union decision to ban the donkey skin trade across the continent.

Mon Feb 19, 2024 11:16

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