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25 October 2014 Last updated at 07:57

Science chief warns on acid oceansCorals

The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.


Belchatow coal-fired power station (file pic 2011)EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut

The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions.

Alan Eustace attached to balloon module over New Mexico on 24 October 2014Google boss sets new skydive record

Google executive Alan Eustace breaks the world altitude record for a parachute jump set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.

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Egyptian Philae obelisk revealed anew

Fresh information is being obtained on the Philae obelisk, the stone monument that played such a key role in helping to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphs.

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Matt McGrath Article written by Matt McGrath Matt McGrath Environment correspondent

Climate summit advances towards Paris deal

Despite the absence of India and Australia, a majority of prime ministers and presidents came to the climate summit in New York with pledges of action.

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David Shukman Article written by David Shukman David Shukman Science editor

Ebola outbreak: How Nigeria is beating the killer virus

Nigeria, unlike other Ebola-stricken countries, is succeeding in wiping out the disease through rigorous monitoring, the BBC's David Shukman reports.

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