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23 September 2014 Last updated at 17:03

Liberia in 'trees for cash' dealLogging in Liberia

Liberia is to become the first nation in Africa to completely stop cutting down its trees in return for development aid.


Brian CoxBrian Cox: 'Multiverse' makes sense

The presenter and physicist Brian Cox says he supports the idea that many universes may exist.

BICEP2 dataCosmic study 'underestimated' dust

Scientists who claimed to have found evidence for a cosmic super-expansion just after the Big Bang underestimated a key confounding factor in their research, according to a new analysis.

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Sentinel system pictures Napa quake

Europe's new multi-billion-euro Sentinel programme returns its first earthquake analysis - of the Magnitude 6.0 tremor that hit California's wine-producing Napa region last month.

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Matt McGrath Article written by Matt McGrath Matt McGrath Environment correspondent

Speedy charging driving a global boom in electric cars

Twenty-minute motorway charging is a key factor behind the emergence of electric cars in Britain and elsewhere.

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David Shukman Article written by David Shukman David Shukman Science editor

Five critical steps involved in putting a lander on a comet

How do you land on a comet? That's problem facing the people running Esa's Rosetta mission after the successful rendezvous with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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