Nature > Conservation

We have a chance to halt biodiversity loss. The stakes have never been higher

22 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Negotiations over a 10-year agenda for nature are about to begin. Our ecological future depends on the engagement of every global citizen The year 2020 has been designated a...
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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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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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Carrie Symonds' influence only goes so far - green Toryism is a hollow dream | Alex Niven

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

Love of nature may be a party tradition, but the urge to exploit is strong. Boris Johnson is unlikely to go beyond minor tinkering The nature of our new political consensus...
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World leaders urged to 'step back from precipice' of ecological ruin

7 days ago   |   The Guardian

As governments prepare to negotiate a Paris-style UN agreement on nature, 23 former foreign ministers have issued a call for urgent action Humanity's ongoing destruction of...
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Small Tortoiseshell: The lost generation

Small Tortoiseshell: The lost generation

9 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

This article describes the hibernation behaviour of Small Tortoiseshell and Peacock butterflies in my St Albans shed during 2019. It provides an update on an article first...
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What lies beneath: the nature park covering up a dirty secret

9 days ago   |   The Guardian

Once one of western Europe's biggest landfill sites, Thurrock Thameside is now a thriving haven for wildlife Standing on top of the visitor centre at Thurrock Thameside Nature...
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Nine red-listed UK waders

Nine red-listed UK waders

13 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

If you ask British birdwatchers to name the nine wader species that are causing the most conservation concern in the UK, they would probably not include the Ringed Plover...
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New study: are teen seabirds safe?

New study: are teen seabirds safe?

14 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

Whether it's to get space from their parents, ‘find themselves' or see more of the world before they settle down, human teenagers and young adults tend to have an exploratory...
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24 HOURS WITH. Matt Pitts Plantlife's meadows advisor

24 HOURS WITH. Matt Pitts Plantlife's meadows advisor

14 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

No two days are the same in my role as meadows advisor at the conservation charity Plantlife. My job is to help others create meadows - from small community meadows to large...
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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 ...