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David Gauke: As a non-Tory at the last election, my worry is that this Government won't be Conservative enough

3 days ago   |   Conservative Home

David Gauke is a former Justice Secretary, and was an independent candidate in South-West Hertfordshire at the recent general election. The Government's objective for the first...
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Judge writes blistering dissent as kids' climate lawsuit gets tossed

4 days ago   |   Grist

Nowadays, it's not unusual to see young folks publicly protesting climate change. But back in 2015, long before Greta Thunberg set up shop on the steps of the Swedish...
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Grouse-shooting estates face ban on burning of peat bogs 

Grouse-shooting estates face ban on burning of peat bogs 

22 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

The government has been developing plans to ban grouse-shooting estates from the environmentally damaging practice of burning peat bogs, a minister has told parliament.
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Re-election of Emily O'Reilly as EU Ombudsman: what has she achieved?

1 month ago   |   Client Earth

On 18 December the European Parliament re-elected Emily O'Reilly for a second term as the European Ombudsman. We welcome this news and wish Ms O'Reilly the very best of luck...
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What People Power achieved in 2019

What People Power achieved in 2019

1 month ago   |   Friends of the Earth Scotland

Working alongside Scotland's growing, exciting climate movement. Getting moving on polluting traffic Making progress on plastic and waste Making the case for a jobs-rich just...
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Communicating uncertainty to policy makers

1 month ago   |   British Ecological Society

What would you say if you bumped into a government minister at the conference buffet? If asked about your work, how would you describe months of research in a pithy sentence or...
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Scottish Policy Group: Understanding the Science-Policy Interface in Scotland

Scottish Policy Group: Understanding the Science-Policy Interface in Scotland

1 month ago   |   British Ecological Society

The session was a useful introduction to the Science-Policy interface in Scotland and a fantastic opportunity to hear from various speakers with differing roles in policy...
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Young people and climate action in 2019

Young people and climate action in 2019

1 month ago   |   Friends of the Earth Scotland

The other day someone said to me “the problem is that young people need to get off their phones and care more”. I had to laugh. Before I started working for FoES I was part of...
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I'm a Conservative. But it is time to vote with your head as well as your heart | John Major

1 month ago   |   The Guardian

Party loyalty has its place - it can be honourable. But this election is about voting for your country and your future • John Major is a former prime minister At elections...
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Measures to arrest nature's decline must be passed into law, say MEPs

1 month ago   |   The Guardian

Officials call for global targets on protection of land, oceans and wildlife to be subject to Paris-style legal framework If humanity wants to reverse the widespread...
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Nora Quoirin's Family Sues Malaysian Resort Over Vulnerable Teenager's Death

Nora Quoirin's Family Sues Malaysian Resort Over Vulnerable Teenager's Death

The family of a London teenager found dead after she disappeared in a Malaysian nature reserve last year is suing the resort for alleged negligence. Nora Quoirin , a sweet, shy... Read more ...

Light changes everything

Light changes everything

Nyakantingi Primary School Derrick studies at Nyakantingi primary school in Zambia. It's a rural school, miles away from the electricity grid - in an area that has been badly... Read more ...

LED SCALE-UP: Connected Lighting - Investing in the Future

LED SCALE-UP: Connected Lighting - Investing in the Future

On 11th December The Climate Group hosted a webinar titled ‘LED SCALE-UP: Connected Lighting - Investing in the Future', where we examined how cities can get LED programs off... Read more ...

Nora Quoirin's family sue Malaysian resort over vulnerable teen's death

Nora Quoirin's family sue Malaysian resort over vulnerable teen's death

Nora Quoirin, right, went missing in Malaysia on August 4 last year The family of a London teenager found dead after she disappeared from a Malaysian nature resort last year... Read more ...

The nature-themed floors at Slack's San Francisco headquarters take...

The nature-themed floors at Slack's San Francisco headquarters take employees from the desert to a cloudy mountaintop

Slack's San Francisco headquarters has a unique, nature-themed office. Each floor is inspired by a different natural landscape of the Pacific Crest Trail, along the west... Read more ...

Locals only: intimate portraits from Amber Pinkerton in Jamaica

Locals only: intimate portraits from Amber Pinkerton in Jamaica

“The beauty of Jamaica lies within it's slow-paced, laidback nature,” says photographer Amber Pinkerton who shot a series of intimate close-up portraits of people in her... Read more ...

The next big leap for fake meat

The next big leap for fake meat

The choice seemed obvious: Burger A was the real meat, Burger B the one made from plants. Glenn Beck was sure of it. During a broadcast of his radio show last May, he took a... Read more ...

Platypus population ‘under severe stress' as waterways dry up amid bush fires

Platypus population ‘under severe stress' as waterways dry up amid bush fires

Platypus are struggling as their waterways dry up across Australia (Picture: Conservationists have been racing to save platypus in Australia after their dwindling waterways... Read more ...

Mud pie making and exploring nature: The north-east outdoor nursery that's...

Mud pie making and exploring nature: The north-east outdoor nursery that's trying something a little different

At many nurseries, the north-east climate means much of the activities on offer take place within the confines of a classroom. But with mud pie making and water play on the... Read more ...

The largest insect that ever lived

The largest insect that ever lived

The Dragonfly-like Meganeuropsis was a giant insect that plied the skies from the Late Carboniferous to the Late Permian, some 317 to 247 million years ago. It had a wingspan... Read more ...