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Mangrove forests protect coastlines. ‘Synthetic mangroves' could do the same for cities

21 hours ago   |   Grist

Humans have lots of reasons to thank mangroves. These swampy, stilt-rooted trees store massive amounts of carbon on tropical shorelines, support nurseries for a wide variety of...
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A quarter of all tweets about climate change are produced by bots

1 day ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by The Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The social media conversation over the climate crisis is...
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Hey Jeff Bezos, we have ideas for how to spend $10 billion fighting climate change

2 days ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by Wired and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. On Monday, Amazon CEO and world's richest human Jeff Bezos...
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Carbon project to take off with Heathrow's aid

3 days ago   |   Press and Journal

One of the world's busiest airports is backing an innovative climate change project near Dundee. Heathrow marked today's news that it has become one of the first major global...
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Ahead of the caucuses, Nevadans say climate change is on their minds

3 days ago   |   Grist

After the disastrous Iowa caucuses and far smoother New Hampshire primary , all eyes now turn to Nevada, which will hold its Democratic primary caucuses on Saturday. On...
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Bloomberg bombed the debate, but his climate record is pretty good

3 days ago   |   Grist

In between absorbing blows from his fellow presidential contenders at the ninth Democratic debate in Nevada on Wednesday, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg tried to...
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By law, New York has to protect communities from climate change. Cuomo's budget ignores that

4 days ago   |   Grist

Nearly 300 climate activists from across New York State gathered in the halls of the capitol building in Albany late last month during an environmental conservation hearing...
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I invented a new word for ‘climate change.' Should I use it?

4 days ago   |   Grist

Q. Dear Umbra, Is “overkill” a suitable name for the environmental crimes leading to irreversible climate change and the total extinction of life on our planet? - Pondering...
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Track the Seasons with Nature's Calendar

4 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

Ur climate is changing, and we need your help to track its effects on Nature. From snowdrops flowering to frogspawn appearing, from the first time you mow your lawn to the...
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Climate was public enemy No. 2 - after Mike Bloomberg - at Nevada's Democratic debate

5 days ago   |   Grist

If you're reading this, congratulations! You've made it to the ninth - yes, the NINTH - Democratic primary debate. With each new debate, a shrinking cohort of presidential...
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Emmerdale spoilers: Sudden exit for Doug Potts as Duncan Preston leaves show

Emmerdale spoilers: Sudden exit for Doug Potts as Duncan Preston leaves show

Duncan Preston is leaving Emmerdale and the role of Doug Potts - with his final scenes airing this week. There has been little hint on screen that Doug would be saying goodbye... Read more ...

Jargon May Be Even Worse for Communicating Complexity Than You Thought

Jargon May Be Even Worse for Communicating Complexity Than You Thought

If your goal in communicating is to lock people out, may we suggest loading your comments with jargon? Jargon, a specialized language or set of expressions used by a specific... Read more ...

Butterflywatch: shedding new light on hibernation tactics

Butterflywatch: shedding new light on hibernation tactics

Winter is the biggest challenge for British butterflies. Most species tackle it in their vulnerable caterpillar form, burrowing into leaf litter, while others such as the... Read more ...

Trump's national security advisor wildly claims Russia wants to elect Bernie...

Trump's national security advisor wildly claims Russia wants to elect Bernie Sanders because he'd cut defense spending to fund social programs

Trump's national security advisor Robert O'Brien said during a CBS News interview that Russia would like to see Sanders become president, an assessment directly at odds with US... Read more ...

Inside abandoned Pontins left to rot and become swallowed by nature

Inside abandoned Pontins left to rot and become swallowed by nature

The abandoned Pontins in Hemsby, Norfolk has changed a lot since it was closed down 12 years ago, with grass and trees having grown in the shells of the gutted buildings Read more ...

The boyish girl

The boyish girl

All clothing. Monochromatic Xu shoes. Pinkpunkplank opposite all clothing. Ester Hsu shoes. Pinkpunkplank In this Schön! online editorial, photographer Nicolas Lam keeps the... Read more ...

FIN-TASTIC PRANK! SURFER'S PRACTICAL JOKE LEADS FRIEND TO BELIEVE HE'S BEING...

By Joe McFarlane This man plays a prank on his friend whilst surfing, making him believe that there is a real shark chasing them down. South African filmmaker, Dan Mace... Read more ...

Global rescue plan to stop extinction “hopelessly weak and inadequate”

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Of Munich's Air and Prisons: New Court of Justice Ruling on Effective Remedies

C-752/18 - Deutsche Umwelthilfe Shortly before Christmas, the Court of Justice rendered judgement on a preliminary reference from the Higher Administrative Court of Bavaria... Read more ...

Two recent judgments in Hungary clarify the environmental liability regime

In the last months of 2019, two judgments were made by Hungarian courts that clarify certain aspects of environmental liability and that are of interest in terms of access to... Read more ...