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Bidet sales are on the rise. Is America ready?

13 hours ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. At some point during this pandemic, you've probably found...
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Coronavirus is accelerating the rise of alternative meat

1 day ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by Wired and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. As with toilet paper and cleaning products, you probably didn't...
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Robin Wall Kimmerer: 'People can't understand the world as a gift unless someone shows them how'

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Her book Braiding Sweetgrass has been a surprise bestseller. The nature writer talks about her fight for plant rights, and why she hopes the pandemic will increase human...
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As ‘normal' crumbles, young people are turning their grief into action

As ‘normal' crumbles, young people are turning their grief into action

2 days ago   |   Grist

The coronavirus pandemic is transforming our political reality and our lives. Unnerving images of hospitals overflowing with bodies, miles-long car lines for food banks, and...
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Forget planting trees. This company is funding 4 far-out carbon removal projects

Forget planting trees. This company is funding 4 far-out carbon removal projects

2 days ago   |   Grist

Last August, a San Francisco-based tech startup called Stripe made a bold climate promise. The company, which makes software that enables online payments and is valued at $36...
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Community Forestry: An Explainer

3 days ago   |   Client Earth

What is Community Forestry? “At ClientEarth we believe communities are the best last chance to protect our forests.” - Brian Rohan, Head of Forests Forests and trees make...
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Tropical cyclones are already getting stronger, new dataset shows

Tropical cyclones are already getting stronger, new dataset shows

3 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Tropical Cyclone Amphan nears the coasts of India and Bangladesh on May 19. Science is relatively straightforward when you can compare a model prediction to data and...
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Microsoft's ambitious climate goal forgets about its oil contracts

3 days ago   |   Grist

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced a bold new climate goal: By 2030, the company aims to be “carbon negative,” meaning it will be pulling more carbon dioxide out of the air...
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What's the more climate-conscious diet: plant-based or place-based?

3 days ago   |   Grist

Q. Dear Umbra, When it comes down to tangible impacts, which is more environmentally responsible: eating locally or eating plant-based? - Teasing Out Ungainly Choices...
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Coronavirus is coming for wildland firefighters. They're not ready

Coronavirus is coming for wildland firefighters. They're not ready

3 days ago   |   Grist

As you read this, thousands of wildland firefighters, the young men who protect property and ecosystems from burning to a crisp, are getting ready for a busy season of brutal...
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Meghan King discovers 'nature is healing' while spending weekend with new...

Meghan King discovers 'nature is healing' while spending weekend with new beau Christian Schaufe

For the past seven-months, Meghan King has been enduring a bitter divorce with husband and former MLB star Jim Edmonds, 49. Read more ...

Coleen Rooney shares an adorable snap with her four sons as the family enjoy...

Coleen Rooney shares an adorable snap with her four sons as the family enjoy a nature walk

The WAG, 34, was all smiles in the snap as she posed alongside Kai, 10, Klay, seven, Kit, three, and Cas, two, as they got some fresh air in a forest near their home. Read more ...

Sky Q will finally get HDR on Wednesday 27 May 2020

Sky Q will finally get HDR on Wednesday 27 May 2020

Sky has confirmed to Pocket-lint that Sky Q boxes will finally be HDR-enabled from Wednesday 27 May. A software upgrade will add the ability to view high dynamic range content... Read more ...

Never Be Caught Off Guard By Dubai Unpredictable Weather Again With These 5...

Never Be Caught Off Guard By Dubai Unpredictable Weather Again With These 5 Super Durable Umbrellas

Never Be Caught Off Guard By Dubai Unpredictable Weather Again With These 5 Super Durable Umbrellas If you've been in Dubai long enough then you know one thing for sure, that... Read more ...

Dubai's Confusing Weather May Just HIGH-Key Be Telling You To Stay Indoors...

Dubai's Confusing Weather May Just HIGH-Key Be Telling You To Stay Indoors This Eid Break

Dubai's Confusing Weather May Just HIGH-Key Be Telling You To Stay Indoors This Eid Break You might just think it's nature telling you to stay indoors, but NO, in fact, it's... Read more ...

Concern as seal spotted tangled in discarded fishing rope at Aberdeenshire beach

Concern as seal spotted tangled in discarded fishing rope at Aberdeenshire beach

A seal has been spotted on an Aberdeenshire beach with what appears to be the remains of a discarded fishing rope entangled around its neck. The animal was observed at Forvie... Read more ...

Olivia Culpo shares some sultry selfies in a white tank top while exploring...

Olivia Culpo shares some sultry selfies in a white tank top while exploring nature

The former Miss Universe showed off her impeccably made-up face and a casual off-white tank top while catching some fresh air in her expansive backyard. Read more ...

The wonders of foraging: Expert reveals what Britain's countryside really...

The wonders of foraging: Expert reveals what Britain's countryside really has to offer

Alysia Vasey reveals how she turned her love of nature into a successful career as a forager Read more ...

Top vaccine scientist says coronavirus could only come from an animal...

Top vaccine scientist says coronavirus could only come from an animal through a 'freak of nature'

Scientists have produced evidence that the pandemic virus is 'uniquely adapted to infect humans', raising fresh questions over whether its origins were natural or could have... Read more ...

Teaching union boss say Boris 'doesn't understand schools or nature of children'

Teaching union boss say Boris 'doesn't understand schools or nature of children'

EXCLUSIVE: Mary Bousted, joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, insists parents should not send their children back to school until it is absolutely safe due... Read more ...