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Nature can be source of solace in crisis, says David Attenborough

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Broadcaster says in magazine interview that if we damage nature ‘we damage ourselves' The natural world can be a source of solace during times of crisis, Sir David Attenborough...
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Front Room Farming

1 day ago   |   ASAO

Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association Launches ‘Front Room Farming' Activities The Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association with our Farm & Country education project, has...
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Wildlife charity plans to buy UK land and give it back to nature

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Heal Rewilding will find lower-grade land and let it recover naturally, rather than planting A new national wildlife charity called Heal Rewilding is planning to buy...
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Free veg: the many uses of nettles and dandelion leaves | Waste Not

8 days ago   |   The Guardian

Next time you go into the garden or go for a walk in the park, pick up a free gift from nature My garden lawn is no longer a lawn in the traditional sense. Nature has reclaimed...
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Dolphins and fish: nature moves into spaces left empty by Italian coronavirus quarantine - video

9 days ago   |   The Guardian

Video shared on social media shows clear and calm water in Venice as animals take advantage of the lockdown in Italy to move into usually crowded spaces. Dolphins and wild boar...
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'Nature is taking back Venice': wildlife returns to tourist-free city

9 days ago   |   The Guardian

With the cruise ships gone and the souvenir stalls closed, the coronavirus lockdown has transformed La Serenissima's waterways Look down into the waters of the Venice canals...
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UK nature reserves stay open for springtime solace during crisis

10 days ago   |   The Guardian

With many activities halted by coronavirus, benefits of time spent in nature still available Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The Wildlife Trusts...
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Nature's healing potential - for us, and the planet

11 days ago   |   The Guardian

The destruction of the countryside is denting my optimism, writes John Green. And Eileen Peck discusses the need to regreen our front gardens Patrick Barkham asks if nature...
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Did DDT play a role in my family's cancers?

11 days ago   |   Grist

View the video in your browser These four sisters all developed breast cancer, despite having no genetic markers for the illness. Was something in their environment...
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'Tip of the iceberg': is our destruction of nature responsible for Covid-19?

12 days ago   |   The Guardian

As habitat and biodiversity loss increase globally, the coronavirus outbreak may be just the beginning of mass pandemics Mayibout 2 is not a healthy place. The 150 or so people...
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Lions thriving in nature reserve which inspired classic wildlife film Born Free

Lions thriving in nature reserve which inspired classic wildlife film Born Free

Thanks to this partnership poaching in Kenya's Meru Conservation Area has been brought under control, and lions are being reborn in reserve which inspired one of the best loved... Read more ...

Coronation Street's Alan Halsall makes fans emotional with touching gesture...

Coronation Street's Alan Halsall makes fans emotional with touching gesture to daughter Sienna during coronavirus lockdown

Alan Halsall made Corrie fans very emotional Alan Halsall got Coronation Street fans feeling all kinds of emotional as he shared a touching gesture towards his daughter Sienna... Read more ...

Dorset Wildlife Trust close nature reserve car parks

Dorset Wildlife Trust close nature reserve car parks

Dorset Wildlife Trust have closed all car parks to the nature reserves to limit the number of visitors at their sites. Read more ...

In which humanity expresses its humanity

In which humanity expresses its humanity

Hey there, I have to be honest: I spent a lot of time thinking about whether to send this newsletter, whether to stick to the Shift Happens schedule I've set for myself. If I... Read more ...

Nature can be source of solace in crisis, says David Attenborough

Broadcaster says in magazine interview that if we damage nature ‘we damage ourselves' The natural world can be a source of solace during times of crisis, Sir David Attenborough... Read more ...

Can Asia's infectious disease-producing wildlife trade be stopped?

For the past 40 years, the Chinese government has promoted the wild animal trade as a form of rural economic development. But the industry ground to a halt this winter when it... Read more ...

Rewilding the UK: movement aims to tackle climate change - by reintroducing...

Restoring vast tracts of land to nature would help reduce carbon emissions and allow long-gone species to return - but not everyone supports ambitious proposals Read more ...

Free flowering: Spring is just about the only thing not cancelled by coronavirus

Mother nature doesn't care about a pandemic, but there are still ways to enjoy the changing season from our self-isolation, says Adrian Higgins Read more ...

I know what we shouldn't have done last summer: what Premier League clubs...

Tottenham and Manchester City are among the clubs who would probably make very different decisions if they could reset the Premier League as if it were Football Manager The... Read more ...

The ‘water is life' movement just scored a big win against an oil pipeline

This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Here's a bit of good news for a change: On Wednesday, a... Read more ...