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The British Geological Society (BGS) has been selected by the Department of Economic Development as hydrocarbon technical advisors for the continued development of the Offshore Energy Strategy.

2016-04-04


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A Scottish research partnership said yesterday it had taken the biggest cut of a £4million fund created to help lower emissions in the UK.

2016-04-06


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Sixty-six million years ago, an asteroid struck Earth, resulting in a massive environmental disaster and killing many species including the dinosaurs. With great force, the impact of the asteroid left the planet with a huge scar, the Chicxulub Crater. Scientists will drill into the crater to better understand how this asteroid killed the dinosaurs.

2016-04-12


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Planning applications have been submitted to rebuild an historic A-listed house in Glasgow’s west end.

2016-04-14


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Sign up ORGANISERS of the Lyme Regis Fossil Festival hope visitors will keep returning to the Jurassic Coast after being "inspired" at this year's event.

2016-04-20


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As it pursues independence, Greenland seeks to develop its economy without ruining one of Earth's last pristine places.

2016-04-20


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Last week, in less than four days, the world had three earthquakes at 7.0 magnitude or more. One in Myanmar caused two deaths; in Japan, there were 40; and in Ecuador, there have been 350 killed and still counting.

2016-04-22


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The earthquakes that struck Nepal in 2015 were a social, economic and cultural catastrophe. In the face of such devastation, relief and recovery become a global concern.

2016-04-25


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An expert has said a Bournemouth cliff may need to be made less steep after a landslip demolished a toilet block and damaged a Victorian funicular railway.

2016-04-28