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23 November 2014 Last updated at 19:07

Climate fund receives $9.3bn pledgeA passenger airliner and birds fly past a coal-fired power plant in Beijing, China - 13 November 2014

Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change.


Engineers at work Embrace the arts, engineers told

Engineering needs to emphasise its creative side to encourage more young people to take it up as a career, says a leading member of the profession.

Eider duck (male)Fish and chips 'harming' eider ducks

Eider ducks on Northumberland's coastal areas are being harmed by people feeding them fish and chips and bread, a wildlife expert warns.

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Philae comet lander: Sleep well little probe

European Space Agency controllers will continue to listen for Philae in the days ahead, hopeful that the comet lander will somehow become active again.

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'Skunk power' creates confusion over nuclear fusion

Can nuclear fusion become a reality within 10 years? Our environment correspondent Matt McGrath analyses the quest for abundant, cheap, carbon-free energy.

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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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