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US climate research office abandoned because it is about to fall into the sea

1 day ago   |   The Independent

‘Again we have proof that mother nature is in charge here,' says meteorologist
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Poll: The partisan gap on climate change is widening

2 days ago   |   Grist

It's hard to imagine now, but there was a time when climate change was a bipartisan issue. In 1988, Congress listened with interest as climate scientist James Hansen testified...
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Torry residents want to protect beloved local park from industry-led unjust transition

Torry residents want to protect beloved local park from industry-led unjust transition

2 days ago   |   Friends of the Earth Scotland

Last year, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many residents in Torry, Aberdeen, were shocked to find a notice in their letterboxes informing them that under a new Local...
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Help butterflies and moths to boost your own mental health, public told

3 days ago   |   The Independent

Even a short amount of time spent in nature can alleviate stress and leave people feeling happier
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In Europe, a backlash is growing over incinerating garbage

In Europe, a backlash is growing over incinerating garbage

3 days ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by Yale Environment 360 and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. For decades, Europe has poured millions of tons of...
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Leaked calls show ALEC's secret plan to fight Biden on climate

3 days ago   |   Grist

Republican efforts to stall President Joe Biden's climate agenda are slowly beginning to take shape. In March, a coalition of 12 Republican state attorneys general filed a...
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‘Where nature needed us the most': one company's plan to discover and fund pioneering eco projects

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Ecover's Fertilise the Future fund aims to discover innovative organisations across Europe that are promoting nature-based solutions to the climate crisis When life gives you...
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Record grey seal numbers counted at Cumbria nature reserve through drone surveys

3 days ago   |   The Independent

‘Exciting news' as conservationists see five-fold increase in population over last decade
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Cascadia's communities of color speak out against climate injustice

Cascadia's communities of color speak out against climate injustice

5 days ago   |   Grist

This story is part of the series Getting to Zero: Decarbonizing Cascadia , which explores the path to low-carbon energy for British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon. This...
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Clean energy bonanza: Biden's budget tries to undo Trump's damage

5 days ago   |   Grist

For four years straight, President Donald Trump tried to gut the budgets of federal agencies focusing on climate and the environment. The former president proposed canceling...
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Rising from the ashes, Alaska's forests come back stronger

Back in 2004, when wildfires in Alaska burned an area the size of Massachusetts , Michelle Mack wondered just how much carbon had permanently moved from the landscape into the... Read more ...

How direct air capture works

In January 2021, eight shipping container-sized boxes were assembled in Hellisheiði, Iceland, next to the third-largest geothermal power station in the world. Twelve giant fans... Read more ...

How to develop relationships digitally

How to develop relationships digitally

Can interpersonal skills really be taught effectively via digital platforms? Humans are social by nature; most of us prefer to interact in person. Apply a filter, whether it's... Read more ...

How to watch The Year Earth Changed: David Attenborough narrates Apple TV+...

How to watch The Year Earth Changed: David Attenborough narrates Apple TV+ documentary

When the COVID-19 pandemic spread around the world in 2020, governments advised everyone to stay at home to contain the virus, and people's lives changed dramatically. The... Read more ...

The Delaware River Basin paradox: Why fracking is so hard to quit

The Delaware River Basin paradox: Why fracking is so hard to quit

In late February, the Delaware River Basin Commission made a historic announcement: It banned hydraulic fracturing in the basin, a 13,539-square-mile area that supplies some 17... Read more ...

America's biggest jails are frontline environmental justice communities

For more than half a century, 441 Bauchet Street has been the address where Los Angeles' most stark social and environmental inequalities converge. It's the location of L.A.'s... Read more ...

The Willow Tit: Britain's fastest declining bird - A talk by Paul Bellamy on...

Paul Bellamy's talk to members - The Willow Tit: Britain's fastest declining bird - is available to view via Zoom by clicking on the link below and entering the passcode when... Read more ...

Councillor slams vandals after popular nature trail is trashed

Councillor slams vandals after popular nature trail is trashed

A bridge was destroyed and rubbish dumped in the river as well as bottles smashed in the well-used area Read more ...

David Attenborough delighted over adder skin in bizarre BBC Breakfast interview

David Attenborough delighted over adder skin in bizarre BBC Breakfast interview

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video BBC Breakfast held a bizarre chat with David Attenborough on the... Read more ...

Opinion: STAT+: Rethinking triage in an era of vaccine nationalism

Just about every schoolchild learns that Napoleon Bonaparte was a small man. But few know that he cast as large a shadow over the history of medicine as over the nature of... Read more ...