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Programmes, such as Sir David Attenborough's Planet Earth II series, boost people's awareness and interest in species, a study has suggested. Despite lacking an overt conservation message, the programmes stimulated people to find out more about the species featured in the broadcasts.
There's a huge amount of misleading information circulating online about coronavirus - from dodgy health tips to speculation about government plans. This is the story of how one post went viral.
The world is shutting down. Places that were once teeming with the hustle and bustle of daily life have become ghost-towns with massive restrictions put on our lives - from lockdowns and school closures to travel restrictions and bans on mass gatherings.
Netflix will reduce the video quality on its service in Europe for the next 30 days, to reduce the strain on internet service providers. Demand for streaming has increased because large parts of Europe are self-isolating at home due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Vampire bats establish friendships by sharing regurgitated blood with their neighbours in a "kind of horrifying French kiss", a new study says. Researchers observing the mammals said their sharing behaviours appeared to be an important aspect of their bonding.
Four Indian men convicted of the gang rape and murder of a student in Delhi in 2012 have been hanged. Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh Singh were sentenced to death by a trial court in 2013.
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US jails are to let out inmates as cases of coronavirus infections are being reported in prisons. New York City is releasing "vulnerable" prisoners, the mayor said on Wednesday, days after Los Angeles and Cleveland freed hundreds of inmates.
As more and more schools close around the world, parents are wrestling with what their children can and can't do. Should your child go out and play with friends? Or does social distancing mean an end to their playtime?
Levels of air pollutants and warming gases over some cities and regions are showing significant drops as coronavirus impacts work and travel. Researchers in New York told the BBC their early results showed carbon monoxide mainly from cars had been reduced by nearly 50% compared with last year.
India has had relatively few confirmed cases of coronavirus - but there's been plenty of misleading advice on how to tackle it. BBC News been fact-checking some of the most prominent examples.
As extensive preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games steam ahead, we look at the city’s history of urban redesign and rapid development.
Greenland shed an extraordinary 600 billion tonnes of ice by the end of summer last year. This melt-driven loss would have raised global sea levels by 2.2mm, say scientists who've just published an analysis of satellite gravity measurements taken over the Arctic.
New Zealand's parliament has passed a bill decimalising abortion and allowing women to choose a termination up to 20 weeks into a pregnancy. Voting to remove the procedure from the country's Crimes Act changes a law that has been in force since 1977.
South African police are hunting the gunmen who killed one of its top rhino poaching investigators in an ambush. Lt Col Leroy Brewer's killing was "senseless" and a "huge loss", police chief Gen Khehla Sitole said.
Living just before the asteroid strike that wiped out giant dinosaurs, the unique fossil, from about 67 million years ago, gives a glimpse into the dawn of modern birds.
It's been more than a month since the majority of Germany's Big Brother contestants entered the house. In early February the first cases of coronavirus outside of Wuhan were just being reported.
As Europe and much of the developed world shuts down in the face of coronavirus, many millions of people haven't much hope in following the World Health Organization (WHO) advice on washing hands and keeping their distance.
We can pick up the Covid-19 by touching surfaces contaminated with the new coronavirus, but it is only just becoming clear how long the virus can survive outside the human body.As Covid-19 has spread, so has our fear of surfaces.
Pedro Araujo Pozuelo stands at the door of his small bar and looks out across the surrounding tenement blocks of the Polígono Sur housing project. Polígono Sur is just a short drive from the centre of the thriving tourist hub of Seville, in southern Spain.

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