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Pheasant and partridge classified as species that imperil UK wildlife

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Shooting interests in England will need licence to release non-native birds near nature reserves Pheasants and partridges are to be classified alongside Japanese knotweed and...
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Webinars on Access to justice

12 hours ago   |   Client Earth

ClientEarth has organised a series of webinars on the European legal framework applying to access to justice in environmental matters. Recordings are available on the links...
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Could this ‘army of environmental super voters' sway swing states?

12 hours ago   |   Grist

As Election Day approaches, many Americans are casting their ballots early: More than 75 million voters have already signed their envelopes or showed up at polling places. One...
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Can climate change win Florida Latinos for Biden?

19 hours ago   |   Grist

The “Latino vote” is complicated. More than half of U.S. population growth in the last decade has been among Latinos, and conventional wisdom holds that this trend is a boon...
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Expert reaction to an IPBES workshop report on biodiversity and pandemics

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre

A report published online by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services looked at the link between degradation of nature and pandemic...
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Protecting nature is vital to ‘escaping era of pandemics' - report

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Halting destruction of wild places could slow frequency of deadly outbreaks, report says Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The world is in an “era...
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The world's banks must start to value nature and stop paying for its destruction

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

As a new report spells out how financial institutions contribute to biodiversity loss, the clamour is growing for a new approach The scientific community has long been...
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Introducing Temperature Check: Grist's new podcast

3 days ago   |   Grist

Mix2.mp3 Grist is mega excited to introduce Temperature Check, a new weekly podcast about climate, race, and culture. 2020 has been a year of reckoning with racial justice on a...
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Brexit's threat to the environment

3 days ago   |   Friends of the Earth Scotland

As the on-off-on-again Brexit trade talks rumble on, and bluff and brinkspersonship reach new heights, the outlook for the environment in post-Brexit Britain still looks bleak...
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The meaning of leaf: an autumnal tour of England's arboretums

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Planted by specimen collectors in the 18th and 19th centuries, arboretums are a ‘living library of trees' that have become an invaluable public resource for recreation and...
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Thousands of birds arrive for winter

Thousands of birds arrive for winter

A visual count recorded 11,407 pink-footed geese on the nature reserve Read more ...

Can you save the earth after Election 2020? Play this game and find out

Can you save the earth after Election 2020? Play this game and find out

Every election gets portrayed as crucial in its own way. But in this one, the stakes are planetary in scope: The outcome might just determine whether climate change will be a... Read more ...

Her podcast urges Native Americans to vote for a liveable future

Her podcast urges Native Americans to vote for a liveable future

The federal government did not grant citizenship to Native Americans until 1924 - and even then, states withheld their right to vote until as late as 1962. Today, rampant voter... Read more ...

Photos: Hurricane Zeta slams a beleaguered Gulf Coast

Photos: Hurricane Zeta slams a beleaguered Gulf Coast

This week, residents of the northern Gulf Coast prepared to do something they have been forced to do many times this Atlantic hurricane season: evacuate. In Grand Isle... Read more ...

The Northern Lights are getting names and you can submit your suggestions

The Northern Lights are getting names and you can submit your suggestions

A light display could be named after you Most of us are keen to leave our mark on the world in some way or another. Well, now you can see your name up in lights... the... Read more ...

The Burnt Orange Heresy

The Burnt Orange Heresy

It was Jean-Luc Godard who came up with the famous quote about film being “truth 24 times per second,” and then Brian de Palma later countered that by stating that film is, in... Read more ...

Scenes of a Sexual Nature review - hit-and-miss Hampstead romcom

Ewan McGregor, Tom Hardy and Sophie Okonedo are big names doing small roles in this pleasant 2006 portmanteau film This relatively low-budget British multi-stranded romantic... Read more ...

Voter suppression is a climate justice issue - and 2020 is the tipping point

Tamara Toles O'Laughlin is the North America director of 350.org. Peggy Shepard is cofounder and executive director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice . Imagine gathering... Read more ...

Pheasant and partridge classified as species that imperil UK wildlife

Shooting interests in England will need licence to release non-native birds near nature reserves Pheasants and partridges are to be classified alongside Japanese knotweed and... Read more ...

Going digital: why an EU-wide database can help stop imports of illegal fish

Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing threatens populations of fish, damages marine habitats, contributes to unfair competition between fishers and can jeopardise the... Read more ...