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These scientists are using machine learning to listen to nature

7 hours ago   |   Grist

The United Nations has called on the world to protect 30 percent of the planet from human activity to help protect ecosystems and slow down climate change. But conservation...
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Farmers hatch plan to return area the size of Dorset to wild nature

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

WildEast aims to convince farmers, councils and others across East Anglia to pledge land to wildlife Returning an area the size of Dorset to wild nature, reintroducing extinct...
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10 of the UK's best nature reserves on reclaimed land

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

A former coal mine, railway and salt works are among the sites reclaimed by nature and now flourishing with wildlife This is a wetland nature reserve on the site of a former...
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Inquiry opened over EU failure to consider environmental and social impacts of South American trade deal

4 days ago   |   Client Earth

The European Ombudsman has opened an inquiry into the EU Commission's trade agreement with the ‘Mercosur' group of South American countries. This follows a complaint from...
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Rewild Yourself by Simon Barnes review - how to get closer to nature

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

Listen to the dawn chorus, find a giant moth... suggestions to enrich your life In CS Lewis's Voyage of the Dawn Treader , Lucy reads out a spell for revealing hidden things...
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Gall fly outmaneuvers host plant in game of “Spy vs. Spy”

5 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

According to John Tooker, professor of entomology, this complex scenario begins when a female gall fly lays its eggs in the leaf bud of a goldenrod plant. This action forces...
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EU - China Dialogue on Green Deal and Green Economic Recovery

5 days ago   |   Client Earth

On the 29th of June ClientEarth co-hosted a virtual workshop on green economic recovery on behalf of the bilateral EU - China Environment Project. The workshop focused on the...
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Learning about penguin's diet may save marine life, study finds

5 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

The waters of south-eastern Australia are a climate change hotspot, warming at four times the global average. Understanding how to future proof the prey of little penguins in...
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Trees can't move fast enough to escape a warming climate. Should we help them?

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

Concerned about trees' slow migration patterns, some ecologists are spreading seeds themselves. Critics fear they are playing God There is an impressive array of pine species...
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'Landscape of fear': what a mass of rotting reindeer carcasses taught scientists

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

When 323 reindeer were killed by lightning on a remote Norwegian plateau, their bodies were left for nature to take its course In August 2016, a park ranger stumbled upon 323...
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The world rhino population has steadily declined over the past decade as consumer demand continues to drive a poaching crisis. Although considerable effort has been invested in... Read more ...