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World's 'loneliest' frog gets a date

[ad_1] Image copyright Robin Moore, Global Wildlife Conservaqtion Image caption Romeo (L) is to meet Juliet (R) A frog believed to be the last of his kind in the world has been granted a reprieve from solitude. Romeo, known as the world’s loneliest frog, has spent 10 years in isolation at an aquarium in Bolivia. […]

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Watch how air pollution moves across Europe

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNitrogen dioxide air pollution 5-10 January (sequence is played twice) This is what pollution looks like on a European scale. The animation shows the concentration and movement through the atmosphere of nitrogen dioxide. NO₂ is a problem gas that is produced primarily by vehicle exhausts and […]

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The women fighting fast fashion waste

[ad_1] Are you a fast fashion victim? Claire and Emily run a hub in Manchester that takes old clothes and fabrics and transforms them into new garments. They teach upcycling, mending and ancient Japanese dyeing techniques at the hub, with the hope people will stop buying new. An estimated 235 million items of clothing were […]

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Mathematician Sir Michael Atiyah dies aged 89

[ad_1] Image copyright Joe Atiyah One of the world’s foremost mathematicians, Prof Sir Michael Atiyah, has died at the age of 89. Sir Michael, who worked at Cambridge University before he retired, made outstanding contributions to geometry and topology. Sir Michael was a recipient of the highest honour in mathematics, a Fields Medal. He died […]