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Set legal target to reverse nature's rapid decline by 2030, campaigners tell Boris Johnson

1 day ago   |   The Independent

A group of wildlife charities, MPs and celebrities have called on the prime minister to turn his promises on nature loss into rapid action
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Human destruction of nature speeding up wildlife decline

4 days ago   |   The Independent

Unprecedented loss of species highlights that human interactions with the planet are unsustainable
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Creature comfort: why TV nature shows are good for mental health

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

From Planet Earth to Springwatch and beyond, programmes about animals in the natural world can soothe the nervous system and raise the spirits Few of us would anticipate...
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'Strange pale penguin': rare yellow and white bird discovered among king penguins in Atlantic

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

Photographer says he won ‘nature's lottery' when he spotted unique bird among thousands of animals on a beach on the South Georgia islands A pale yellow-feathered king penguin...
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'A world of sound opens up': how 10 minutes in nature reaps rewards

11 days ago   |   The Guardian

Sir David Attenborough's advice to spend quiet time in woodland is revelatory, once you get past the drone of the A40 Sir David Attenborough's latest advice for restoring our...
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Human destruction of nature is 'senseless and suicidal', warns UN chief

12 days ago   |   The Guardian

UN report offers bedrock for hope for broken planet, says António Guterres Humanity is waging a “senseless and suicidal” war on nature that is causing human suffering and...
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Barshaw Park nature project helps folk bring birds to their gardens

Barshaw Park nature project helps folk bring birds to their gardens

13 days ago   |   Daily Record

Volunteers have allocated 200 bird boxes and nesting kits for folk to enjoy wildlife at home
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London's nature calendar: where and when to see the city's wildlife

17 days ago   |   CN Traveller

Our guide to London's natural wonders throughout the year.
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BMERC's Photo Competition 2021

19 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

For those who have been fired up by this year's MKNHS Photo Competition, and wondering where else to submit your photos, BMERC's Photo Competition 2021 may be just the...
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The joy of allotments and how I make mine wildlife friendly - Jenny Mercer

The joy of allotments and how I make mine wildlife friendly - Jenny Mercer

22 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

I have loved having my allotment over the past 10 years or so since I retired at 60, and during lockdown it's been my space for respite and recovery. It's a place for me to get...
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Should We All Be Vegan? | Interview with Peter Singer

Should We All Be Vegan? | Interview with Peter Singer

Should we all be vegan or vegetarian? Does climate change require a new relationship to nature and non-human animals? And will Covid-19 be the moment when we realise industrial... Read more ...

Eye of the Storm review - moving film about Scottish painter in love with nature

James Morrison's work was full of awe for the natural world, and this documentary does his landscape painting full justice Scottish painter James Morrison died shortly before... Read more ...

Rising land

Rising land

Full look. Victor Von Schwarz ‘Rising Land' is a film about the relationship between women and nature, the female power expressed through her situation in a free space, just... Read more ...

Dying oil companies' parting gift: millions in cleanup costs

When Weatherly Oil and Gas filed for bankruptcy in February 2019, the company was walking away from several hundred Texas wells. Many hadn't produced a drop of oil in years... Read more ...

The key to making sound climate policy? Rein in utilities monopolies

Now that we've had a couple weeks to process all that went wrong in Texas , people are paying more attention to the national electricity landscape, how it functions, and who's... Read more ...

First Cow - Amber Wilkinson - 16614

There's an organic quality to the latest film from Kelly Reichardt, not just in the russet leaves and dark soil that a dog walker digs through in the its opening minutes... Read more ...

Coffee for the birds: connecting bird-watchers with shade-grown coffee

Coffee for the birds: connecting bird-watchers with shade-grown coffee

Since 1970, bird populations in North America have declined by approximately 2.9 billion birds , a loss of more than one in four birds. Factors in this decline include habitat... Read more ...

We've been hibernating with our sorrow, but nature won't let us grieve...

Green shoots and spring buds tell us that life goes on, despite the Covid crisis, and that we will know joy again I've been trying to think of songs about spring, but the ones... Read more ...

JIM CRUMLEY: Nature's power to stop us, even on the most well worn tracks

I went for a walk in the woods. Did I just hear you say “Oh, hold the front page” with a heavyish hint of irony in your voice? Read more ...

Money really can't buy you happiness, study says

Money really can't buy you happiness, study says

Money, it seems, won't buy you more happiness The age-old question - can money really make you happy? The answer, at least according to some new research, seems to be... Read more ...