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  • Radioactive water worry at plant Sun, 27 Mar 11, 5:28pm
    Officials in Japan said the radioactivity in water at a crippled nuclear plant is testing 10 million times higher than normal.
  • Nuclear plant operator criticised Sun, 27 Mar 11, 11:27am
    Japan's government has revealed a series of missteps by the operator of a radiation-leaking nuclear plant, including sending workers in without protective footwear in its faltering efforts to control a monumental crisis.
  • 'Lights out' events for Earth Hour Sun, 27 Mar 11, 7:27am
    People in 134 countries and territories including the UK are switching off their lights for an hour to support action to create a sustainable future for the planet.
  • Labour's nuclear position 'absurd' Sun, 27 Mar 11, 1:26am
    Competing visions for the use of nuclear power in Scotland will be a "major" issue of the Holyrood election, SNP leader Alex Salmond says.
  • Nuclear plant cooled by fresh water Sat, 26 Mar 11, 11:26pm
    US naval barges loaded with fresh water are speeding towards Japan's overheated nuclear plant to help workers scrambling to stem a worrying rise in radioactivity and remove dangerously contaminated water from the facility.
  • China sticking with nuclear power Sat, 26 Mar 11, 7:26pm
    China said it has faith in the safety of its nuclear power technology and will not scrap plans to expand its domestic industry because of Japan's crisis.
  • Contamination fears rise at plant Sat, 26 Mar 11, 7:26pm
    A possible breach at Japan's troubled nuclear plant has escalated the crisis anew, two full weeks after an earthquake and tsunami first compromised the facility.
  • Warning on rhino 'poaching crisis' Sat, 26 Mar 11, 3:23am
    Africa's rhinos are facing their worst poaching crisis in decades with organised crime syndicates killing more than 800 in the past three years alone, conservationists said.
  • US agency accused over coal ash Fri, 25 Mar 11, 9:23pm
    The US federal government promoted some uses of coal ash, including in wall boards or as filler in road embankments, without properly testing the environmental risks, according to a report from the Environmental Protection...
  • Hunt for 'fab four' oil beetles Fri, 25 Mar 11, 9:23pm
    A nationwide hunt has been launched for a "fab four" quartet of oil beetles, which are at risk of vanishing from the UK countryside.
  • Bathing waters profiled online Fri, 25 Mar 11, 9:23pm
    Beaches and swimming spots in England and Wales have been rated and their details put on the internet, the Environment Agency has said.
  • Badger Trust seeks legal advice Fri, 25 Mar 11, 8:28am
    The Badger Trust said it will be taking legal advice as the Welsh Assembly rolls out plans for a cull programme.
  • Strong earthquake strikes Burma Fri, 25 Mar 11, 4:27am
    A strong earthquake has struck north-eastern Burma, shaking buildings as far away as Bangkok.
  • UK rejected Japan-style reactor Fri, 25 Mar 11, 2:27am
    The Government turned down the same type of nuclear reactor engineers are struggling to bring under control at Japan's Fukushima plant, Energy Secretary Chris Huhne has said.
  • Ultrasound scan for venomous fish Fri, 25 Mar 11, 2:27am
    Keepers at a marine wildlife park have been using ultrasound - and chain mail gloves - to find out whether one of their venomous fish is pregnant.
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