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Earth: Knots' Incredible Night Time Display Captured on Film
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, wildlife, birds, Knots )

Ray
- 8 days ago - bbc.com
Programme makers have used a military-grade thermal imaging camera to film the spectacle of thousands of knots wheeling through the air at night for the first time
Earth: Amazing Moments;Orangutans Enjoying DIY
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, animals, Orangutans )

Ray
- 9 days ago - bbc.com
The ability to imitate and use tools is an age-old phenomenon amongst apes which, eventually, changed the world.
Earth: Midwinter Love Call of Courting Foxes
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Animals, British Wildlife, Foxes )

Ray
- 9 days ago - bbc.com
In the dead of night in January, while we are tucked snugly in bed, unearthly sounds shatter the calm outside.
Earth: Nature's Wonders: How the Smell of Rain Happen
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Water, Rain )

Ray
- 24 days ago - bbc.com
The scent of summer rain after a prolonged dry spell is a highly pleasing aroma. But how is such a lovely smell made?
Earth: Earth Was a Frozen Snowball When Animals First Evolved
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Animals, Snowball Earth )

Ray
- 31 days ago - bbc.com
715 million years ago the entire planet was encased in snow and ice. This frozen wasteland may have been the birthplace of complex animals
Earth: An Intimate Look At Wolf Family Life
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Wolf, Earth )

Ray
- 55 days ago - bbc.com
Young wolves are totally reliant on their parents and the pack, so it's quite a privilege to get up close and personal with a family
Earth: Beautiful Images of Earth From Space
Offbeat  (tags: astronautís, Photography, space, earth )

Ray
- 71 days ago - bbc.com
Photography is part of an astronaut's job description and the results produce a fantastic record of the Earth and its surroundings from hundreds of miles away.
Earth: NATURAL DISASTERS
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Avalanches, Earthquakes, Floods, Forest fires, Hurricanes, Landslides. Supervolcanoes, Tornadoes, Tsunamis, Volcanoes, Natural Disasters )

Ray
- 71 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes are just some of the deadly hazards we are exposed to on Earth. As well as being dangerous to humans, these events shape our planet and affect where and how we live.
Earth: Amazing Ape Birth Is the Worlds First
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Ape, Birth, bonobo )

Ray
- 76 days ago - bbc.com
A bonobo has been seen giving birth in the wild, the first time scientists have ever documented this most personal of moments occurring in the ape's natural environment.
Earth: Animal Apprentices: Mastering the Skills to Survive
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Skills to Survive, Animals, scientific evidence, natural world )

Ray
- 81 days ago - bbc.com
For many young animals there is much to learn in a short time if they are to succeed as adults. Master-apprentice relationships can be vital for offspring to accomplish skills that will ultimately bring them food, shelter and sex
Fertilisers: Enriching the World's Soil
Offbeat  (tags: Agriculture, Climate change, Developing country, Earth, Sustainability )

Ray
- 85 days ago - bbc.com
Billions of people rely on artificial fertilisers to provide food on their plates, but it comes at a cost to the environment. So how do we feed the world and sustain the planet?
Sustainability in the New Urban Age
Offbeat  (tags: Science & Environment, City, Earth, Renewable energy, Sustainability )

Ray
- 87 days ago - bbc.com
The growing number of cities on the planet could provide a solution to many of our environmental and social problems - if we re-think the way they operate.
Earth- What Was Earth's First Predator and When Did It Live ?
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Animals, Predator, Extinction, Wildlife )

Ray
- 89 days ago - bbc.com
Around the world right now, thousands of animals are about to die. The game is up for untold numbers of deep-sea fish, mountain-dwelling hares, subterranean earthworms and high-flying songbirds.
Earth Is Your Toddler Smarter Than a Chimpanzee
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Animals, Humans, children, chimpanzees )

Ray
- 92 days ago - bbc.com
It sounds like a no-brainer, but it's not clear that young children are any more intelligent than chimpanzees
Earth The Monkey That Became a Midwife
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Animals, Monkey, Midwife, female langur monkey )

Ray
- 92 days ago - bbc.com
In an remarkably rare act, a female langur monkey becomes a midwife, helping another give birth
 

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