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20 August 2014 Last updated at 22:13

Greenland ice sheet losses double

A new assessment from Europe's CryoSat spacecraft shows Greenland to be losing about 375 cu km of ice each year.


NeanderthalNew dates rewrite Neanderthal story

A new study suggests that modern humans and Neanderthals co-existed in Europe 10 times longer than previously thought.

Wissard sampleAntarctic hides extreme ecosystem

Scientists pull up thousands of different types of micro-organisms from Lake Whillans, a large body of water buried 800m under the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.

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DigitalGlobe launches super-sharp WorldView-3 Earth imager

WorldView-3, the most powerful commercial imaging satellite ever built, goes into orbit on a rocket launched from California, US.

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Matt McGrath Article written by Matt McGrath Matt McGrath Environment correspondent

Coral munching bumphead fish give insight into conservation

Species that have both positive and negative impacts on their environment are giving new insights into how to save those under threat.

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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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