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VIDEO: Race commemorates pigeons' war role

Earth News - 18th July 2014
Pigeon-fanciers in the North East remember the vital role racing pigeons played during the two world wars.

Rare butterfly found in East Anglia

Earth News - 17th July 2014
A butterfly which was last seen in England more than 60 years ago is spotted on a nature reserve in Suffolk.

VIDEO: Baby monkey makes puppy friends

Earth News - 17th July 2014
A baby drill monkey being raised by a zoo keeper has become best friends with his two Jack Russell puppies.

Tabby cat 'may be world's oldest'

Earth News - 17th July 2014
A Lincolnshire couple believe their 28-year-old tabby is the oldest living cat in the world.

Twitchers flock to glimpse rare bird

Earth News - 16th July 2014
Hundreds of bird-watchers flock to the Norfolk coast in the hope of catching a rare glimpse of a migratory great knot in British waters.

VIDEO: Work needed for eagles' return

Earth News - 16th July 2014
Experts say attempts to increase the Golden Eagle population in the Scottish Borders is dependent on making the environment safer for them.

55 dead sharks on beach 'horrific'

Earth News - 16th July 2014
A marine biologist says the "horrific" sight of 55 sharks washed up on a Gower beach may be the result of trawling.

Four-winged dinosaur found in China

Earth News - 16th July 2014
The largest ever four-winged dinosaur has been discovered in China, with remarkably long feathers on its hindwings and tail.

Twins born to 'good match' pandas

Earth News - 15th July 2014
Two young red pandas have produced twins just over a year after their arrival at an East Sussex zoo.

Wild bees disappear across the UK

Earth News - 15th July 2014
Does the disappearance of wild honey bees matter?

Scottish wildcat 'safe haven' set up

Earth News - 15th July 2014
A location on the remote Ardnamurchan peninsula in the north west Highlands has been designated as a Scottish wildcat sanctuary.

The plant that dominates Britain's railways

Earth News - 15th July 2014
Purple buddleia flowers are everywhere on the railway network. Are they a troublesome foreign invader?

Haul of giant snails seized in LA

Earth News - 15th July 2014
Scores of giant African snails, still alive, have been seized by US customs agents at Los Angeles International Airport.

Jurassica plans unveiled at meeting

Earth News - 14th July 2014
A meeting is held to discuss a £60m project to convert a disused quarry into a dinosaur museum.

Kayakers haul rare tuna fish ashore

Earth News - 14th July 2014
A group of kayakers tow a "monster" bluefin tuna fish to a Cornish beach after it is found floating in the sea.

Dolphin attacks on bay porpoises

Earth News - 14th July 2014
Dolphin attacks on porpoises in Cardigan Bay leave marine scientists scratching their heads.

NZ fights 'plague' of stoats and rats

Earth News - 14th July 2014
New Zealand approves mass poisoning to protect native wildlife.

AUDIO: Honey could be key to new antibiotic

Earth News - 14th July 2014
Scientists are searching for a new antibiotic and they hope that beekeepers can help.

'Antibiotic' honey search begins

Earth News - 14th July 2014
Scientists looking for a new antibiotic are testing Welsh honey samples to see if they can provide a solution.

China 'admits' trading in tiger skins

Earth News - 12th July 2014
China has publicly admitted permitting the trade in skins from captive tigers, an international convention to protect endangered species hears.