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Ignore the rhetoric: the UK government still fails to grasp the climate crisis | Chris Venables

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Boris Johnson needs a coherent approach to meeting green targets that goes beyond Cop26 It's been a rollercoaster couple of years for anyone interested in the future of the...
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Celebrating progress for the environment in the past 5 years

Celebrating progress for the environment in the past 5 years

1 day ago   |   Friends of the Earth Scotland

As a campaigner I am always after more. As soon as we win something, we want the next thing, and in the face of an existential threat as big as climate change, no response from...
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How the Cotswold Company is making sustainable furniture the future

How the Cotswold Company is making sustainable furniture the future

2 days ago   |   The Big Issue

Sustainable furniture created with care for the planet's resources, designed as a piece to cherish, is something we can all aspire to. Since the pandemic began, many of us have...
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Walking or running in nature with a therapist is helping people heal

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Outdoor therapy can help people to become reflective and their body language while moving gives clues to their feelings Covid has transformed the way many of us work and that...
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How to develop relationships digitally

How to develop relationships digitally

5 days ago   |   Raconteur

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...
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King Carl Gustaf and Crown Princess Victoria attend meeting with “Keep Sweden Clean”

8 days ago   |   Royal Central

King Carl Gustaf of Sweden has been joined by his daughter, Crown Princess Victoria, for a digital meeting with the organization “Keep Sweden Clean”. During the meeting, on...
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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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In Europe, a backlash is growing over incinerating garbage

In Europe, a backlash is growing over incinerating garbage

8 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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Study finds rapid evolution in foxgloves pollinated by hummingbirds

9 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

Researchers from the University of Sussex, Universidad de Los Andes and Universidad de Costa Rica, studying the common foxglove Digitalis purpurea , a bumblebee pollinated...
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Clean energy bonanza: Biden's budget tries to undo Trump's damage

11 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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Earth Day 2021: The ‘revenge of nature' in fiction, from Day of the Triffids...

Mother Earth turning against humanity and seeking retribution for the evils of pollution and deforestation was a potent nightmare for novelists and filmmakers long before... Read more ...

Can the federal government run on round-the-clock clean energy? Biden wants...

Over the past decade, hundreds of cities, companies, and states have started buying renewable energy to power their Wi-Fi routers, run their refrigerators, and otherwise keep... Read more ...

Stratton's departure as Press Secretary. Vote Leave is blamed - and hits back

When the Prime Minister last appointed a Press Secretary, ConservativeHome was told that Lee Cain's candidate, Ellie Price, performed better in trial live media conference... Read more ...

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 ...