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Photographer settles ‘monkey selfie’ legal fight

Image copyright ©David J Slater Image caption Mr Slater said that he had to earn the trust of the monkeys over several days before venturing close enough to get the selfie A photographer has settled a two-year legal fight against an animal rights group over a “monkey selfie” picture. Naruto the macaque monkey took the

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Paris climate aim ‘still achievable’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Renewable energy in Nicaragua The 2015 Paris agreement’s ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5C remains within reach, a study suggests. The study is one of several to address the “carbon budget”, which – among other things – determines how much CO2 the planet can emit and still reach

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The man trying to save bats’ lives

Dr Matt Zeale leads a team of conservationists tracking the rare barbastrelle bat. Using tagging technology and thermal imaging cameras, the team hopes to help preserve the animal’s future. More on this story on BBC London’s Inside Out programme on BBC1 on Monday 18 September at 19:30 BST. Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41304319

Horsey seal injured by flying ring ‘making recovery’

A seal captured by volunteers on a beach is recovering at a specialist centre after getting a flying ring trapped around its neck. The animal was first spotted trapped in the ring on Horsey beach in Norfolk six months ago, but previous attempts to capture it and remove the frisbee-like ring failed. BBC News visited

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Size matters when it comes to extinction risk

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The large and the small are most at risk of extinction, on land and in water The biggest and the smallest of the world’s animals are most at risk of dying out, according to a new analysis. Size matters when it comes to extinction risk, with vertebrates in the

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Cassini: Saturn ‘death dive’ spacecraft in numbers

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‘Long live Cassini’: Nasa scientists say farewell

The chief scientists who worked on the Nasa spacecraft react after it destroyed itself by plunging into Saturn’s atmosphere. Cassini survived for about a minute before being broken apart. It had run out of fuel and Nasa had determined that the probe should not be allowed to simply wander uncontrolled among Saturn and its moons.

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Rhino horn smuggled as jewellery

Image copyright Wildlife Justice Commission Criminal networks smuggling rhino horn out of Africa are turning it into jewellery to evade its detection in airports, an investigation has found. Wildlife trade monitoring network Traffic revealed an “emerging trend” of making and smuggling beads, bracelets and bangles and rhino horn powder. The lead investigator told BBC News

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Koala ‘hitches’ ride under car wheel arch

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Henry the hippo reunites with his baby Fiona

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