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Developers v Durrell: the battle over Corfu's 'jewel of nature'

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

Super-rich join naturalists in fight to halt building of luxury resort on biodiverse headland Usually, at this time of year, Corfu would have submitted to the soporific rhythms...
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Is this the glass slipper moment for transforming Europe's poorly performing buildings?

Is this the glass slipper moment for transforming Europe's poorly performing buildings?

5 days ago   |   Climate Group

It's unfortunate that it took a pandemic to see something so obvious. Energy efficiency is the Cinderella of climate solutions: virtuous and unassuming, but too often...
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What is hedgelaying?

12 days ago   |   Yeo Valley

One often forgotten aspect of farming/land management is the old art of hedgelaying. A well-managed hedgerow is thick and bushy, not only a living fence to sheep and cattle but...
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Debate needed on the potential culling of generalist predators such as crows and foxes to protect Europe's declining ground-nesting birds

14 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

Researchers at University College Dublin and the University of Aberdeen have found that across the continent 74% of ground-nesting bird species are in decline, almost double...
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10 stays in the UK that contribute to conservation projects

18 days ago   |   CN Traveller

Nature offered us unlimited comfort during lockdown - this is how to give back.
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The joys of Czech tramping - ‘hiking with friendship, freedom and fun'

26 days ago   |   The Guardian

In the Czech Republic, being a tramp means folk singing, rum drinking, wild camping in the forest and bonhomie Being labelled a “tramp” is not something the average person...
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READERS' LETTERS: Nature cannot survive human selfishness

29 days ago   |   The Courier

Sir, - The discussion about leaving grass to grow or not is missing the point. Insects live on wildflowers. In Europe insect numbers are down more than 60% in 10 years.
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How fracking in America makes Scotland the home of plastic production

How fracking in America makes Scotland the home of plastic production

29 days ago   |   Friends of the Earth Scotland

Plastic is all around us. It's in our homes, the air we breathe, the water we drink and the food we eat. And now it's even been discovered at the bottom of the deepest ocean...
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An expensive addiction: heavy coal handouts halt Polish energy transition

1 month ago   |   Client Earth

In their latest report, ClientEarth and economics think-tank WiseEuropa have zoomed in on public subsidies granted to Poland's energy sector. Their conclusions? The massive...
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The most beautiful places in Cap Ferret

1 month ago   |   CN Traveller

The essence of Cap Ferret is its low-key, back-to-nature appeal.
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Many of Mars' stream valleys might have formed under an ice sheet

Many of Mars' stream valleys might have formed under an ice sheet

Enlarge / Examples of different types of valleys on Mars. (credit: Galofre et al./Nature Geoscience ) The further back into Earth's history your mind wanders, the more work... Read more ...

National Trust urges public not to fly-camp as 'unprecedented' number of...

National Trust urges public not to fly-camp as 'unprecedented' number of staycationers visit beauty spots

The National Trust has called for people not to fly-camp on its land and to help protect nature and wildlife following an increase in the amount of discarded equipment and... Read more ...

Strengthening public and private leadership during the climate decade

Strengthening public and private leadership during the climate decade

In celebration of its fifth year of driving climate action, Climate Group hosted Under2 Coalition 5 th Anniversary: Bringing Together Public and Private Leadership, a webinar... Read more ...

Demi Lovato puts on loved up display with fiance Max Ehrich as the pair...

Demi Lovato puts on loved up display with fiance Max Ehrich as the pair enjoy a nature walk

This summer has been a season of love for Demi Lovato and her now-fiance Max Ehrich. Demi again took to her Instagram Stories on Tuesday to share the smitten couple's latest... Read more ...

Emmerdale's Samantha Giles is a 'witch' who 'uses nature's power to cast spells'

Emmerdale's Samantha Giles is a 'witch' who 'uses nature's power to cast spells'

Samantha Giles used to be an actress on Emmerdale, but now she is a real-life witch following the Wiccan religion. She has recently opened up on how she casts spells. Read more ...

Australian actress Nathalie Kelley poses completely NUDE in nature for...

Australian actress Nathalie Kelley poses completely NUDE in nature for powerful statement

Australian actress Nathalie Kelley posed completely nude in an Instagram post on Tuesday to make a powerful statement about what 'true beauty' is. Read more ...

This Skyrim mod covers you in dirt and blood, Red Dead Redemption 2-style

This Skyrim mod covers you in dirt and blood, Red Dead Redemption 2-style

One of the most memorable aspects of Red Dead Redemption 2's realism is how it reflects the nature of life on the road on Arthur himself. Stray from taking regular baths and... Read more ...

Button: Russell needs a move before Mercedes

Button: Russell needs a move before Mercedes

Jenson Button thinks that George Russell needs another stepping stone before joining the Mercedes senior team. Russell is part of the Mercedes driver programme but he will not... Read more ...

Which states are making the most progress on emissions? Not the ones you think

Which states are making the most progress on emissions? Not the ones you think

For over a decade, the U.S. federal government has failed to pursue major action on climate change , leaving most of the hard work of cutting carbon emissions to individual... Read more ...

New Dragonfly Species for MK: Lesser Emperor - Harry Appleyard

New Dragonfly Species for MK: Lesser Emperor - Harry Appleyard

While inspecting one of the ponds in Tattenhoe yesterday I spotted an Emperor that stood out from the rest nearby. With green eyes and a largely brown abdomen with a blue... Read more ...