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This new bill wants to bring the Green New Deal to a city near you

13 hours ago   |   Grist

As Congress considers the Biden administration's $2 trillion climate and infrastructure proposal, progressive lawmakers are beginning to signal their vision of what it would...
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EBird Data Used to Shape Eagle Management

6 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

Millions of people donate billions of dollars' worth of their time to citizen-science projects each year. While these efforts have broadened our understanding of everything...
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Record number of grey seals spotted on UK beach

Record number of grey seals spotted on UK beach

8 days ago   |   Metro

A total of 518 grey seals were counted at a nature reserve in Cumbria, representing a five-fold increase over nine years, conservationists said A record number of seals have...
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A bug's life: how a volunteer army is putting Britain's wildlife on the record

11 days ago   |   The Guardian

Amateur nature recorders are providing vital data on beetles, soldierflies and a host of lesser-known insects Ashleigh Whiffin's day job as assistant curator of entomology is...
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Biden wants $10 billion for a climate army. It's not enough

14 days ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by Wired and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Last week, President Joe Biden unveiled his long-awaited American...
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Why has the African elephant been split into two species? - podcast

15 days ago   |   The Guardian

Recently, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature assessed the African elephant as two separate species - the forest elephant and savannah elephant. The move has...
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‘No teeth and no funding': How regulators failed to police the oil industry

‘No teeth and no funding': How regulators failed to police the oil industry

15 days ago   |   Grist

This story is part of a collaboration with The Texas Observer , with support by the Pulitzer Center . The fracking boom in the Permian Basin - which straddles West Texas and...
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Endangered vulture mortality highest in southeastern Europe, largely from human-causes

Endangered vulture mortality highest in southeastern Europe, largely from human-causes

21 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

Declines in migrant bird populations in Europe and North America have often been suggested to be caused by threats in the Global South. However, new research from a...
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Forests on caffeine: coffee waste can boost forest recovery

Forests on caffeine: coffee waste can boost forest recovery

22 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

In the study, researchers from ETH-Zurich and the University of Hawai`i spread 30 dump truck loads of coffee pulp on a 35 × 40m area of degraded land in Costa Rica and marked...
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Giant sandcastle built to bring sand martins home to roost in Surrey

25 days ago   |   The Guardian

Conservationists build 400-tonne structure to tempt migrating birds back to nature reserve after 25 years A giant “sandcastle” has been constructed to encourage sand martins to...
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Why a scenic narrowboat break can also be a daredevil adventure

Ben Mitchell and his family follow a route through time and nature on their first canal boat holiday. Read more ...

Estate to embark on rewilding project to let nature flourish

Estate to embark on rewilding project to let nature flourish

Bamff Estate, which was previously instrumental in the reintroduction of beavers to the region, hopes to inspire other farms with its project Read more ...

Middle-aged people who sleep less than six hours a night at higher risk of...

Middle-aged people who sleep less than six hours a night at higher risk of dementia

Getting some shuteye could be beneficial A new study has revealed that adults who regular sleep six hours or less at night are at greater risk of developing dementia. Writing... Read more ...

This new bill wants to bring the Green New Deal to a city near you

As Congress considers the Biden administration's $2 trillion climate and infrastructure proposal, progressive lawmakers are beginning to signal their vision of what it would... Read more ...

Transforming Business poll shows that talent is a driver, and a product, of...

Transforming Business poll shows that talent is a driver, and a product, of innovation

Summary List Placement Innovation depends on talent, and also attracts it. Business decision-makers polled by Insider report that talent is a top investment priority, and also... Read more ...

Thank you to City Nature Challenge funders!

Thank you to City Nature Challenge funders!

A huge thank you to the sponsors of this year's City Nature Challenge! People's Postcode Lottery Bristol and Bath's efforts in City Nature Challenge has been made possible by... Read more ...

Expert reaction to observational study looking at sleep duration in middle...

An observational study published in Nature Communications looks at sleep duration in middle and old age and incidence of dementia. Prof Derk-Jan Dijk, Professor of Sleep and... Read more ...

Foraged beauty products are the trend taking the industry back into nature

Foraged beauty products are the trend taking the industry back into nature

In recent years, Millennials have been trading the chaotic city life for something more simple: rural and pastoral lifestyles. So, it's no surprise that the beauty industry is... Read more ...

Biden's Earth Day climate summit: Here's what's at stake

The Biden administration will attempt to win back international trust in the United States as a partner in tackling global warming during a two-day climate summit this Thursday... Read more ...

America's largest coal miners' union supports clean energy

The death of coal in the United States has not been exaggerated. Employment has dropped by nearly half over the past decade as cleaner and cheaper alternatives pushed the... Read more ...