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World leaders urged to 'step back from precipice' of ecological ruin

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

As governments prepare to negotiate a Paris-style UN agreement on nature, 23 former foreign ministers have issued a call for urgent action Humanity's ongoing destruction of...
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Your broken phone has a silver lining - and this company wants to turn it into jewelry

5 days ago   |   Grist

Each year, the world throws out billions of dollars ' worth of rare and precious metals, including gold and silver, inside phones, computers, and other discarded electronics...
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Will breaking up with my long-distance girlfriend help save the planet?

6 days ago   |   Grist

Q. My girlfriend lives overseas, so I have to fly to see her, but I feel guilty about climate change. Is breaking up better for both of us? - Do I Stop Traveling Abroad...
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Top 10 books of eco-fiction | Michael Christie

7 days ago   |   The Guardian

As the climate crisis grows ever clearer, the best fiction can help realign our conception of nature As our real-world ecosystem further devolves, we'll soon move into the...
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The Paris Agreement set an unrealistic target for global warming. Now what?

7 days ago   |   Grist

It's been a rallying cry for activists and a key talking point for diplomats. For decades now, 2 degrees Celsius of global warming has been viewed as a “do not cross” line in...
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Sir David Attenborough to focus on ‘dominant force changing the Earth' in new documentary series

Sir David Attenborough to focus on ‘dominant force changing the Earth' in new documentary series

8 days ago   |   Metro   |   2 articles

Sir David Attenborough will focus on the changing planet in the new series Sir David Attenborough has announced plans for a new BBC documentary series focusing on how humans...
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Sir David Attenborough will present A Perfect Planet on BBC One

Sir David Attenborough will present A Perfect Planet on BBC One

8 days ago   |   Radio Times   |   2 articles

Veteran nature broadcaster Sir David Attenborough is bringing another documentary series to BBC One, which will examine the forces that bring life to all corners of the globe...
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How a program in Washington state is bringing climate change into the classroom

How a program in Washington state is bringing climate change into the classroom

8 days ago   |   Grist

In some parts of the country, climate change may be the most controversial subject that science teachers bring up in their classrooms. “People oppose environmental things...
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Are Earth's species really doomed? This study has a hot new take

9 days ago   |   Grist

When it comes to human-driven species slaughters, there's good news and there's bad news. The bad news, as those of you who read that 2019 United Nations biodiversity report...
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ClientEarth CEO James Thornton to transition into role of President & Founder

13 days ago   |   Client Earth

ClientEarth 's Board has announced that James Thornton, the organisation's founding-CEO, will transition into the role of President & Founder. James will continue to be an...
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Scottish distillery Arbikie create ‘world's first' climate positive gin made...

Scottish distillery Arbikie create ‘world's first' climate positive gin made with garden peas

Named Nàdar, which means nature in Gaelic, the new gin is thought to be the world's first climate positive gin made from peas. A revolutionary spirit for the drinks industry... Read more ...

I've had a negative relationship with exercise my entire life but Rumble...

I've had a negative relationship with exercise my entire life but Rumble Boxing completely changed my outlook - here's how it got me excited to work out

I've had a negative relationship with exercise my entire life, due largely to anxiety, feeling personally awkward, and a lack of knowledge and skill in the fitness... Read more ...

Grimshaw releases visuals of Eden Project Foyle with thatched centrepiece

Grimshaw releases visuals of Eden Project Foyle with thatched centrepiece

Grimshaw , the studio behind the Eden Project in Cornwall, has designed an ecological resort in Northern Ireland that will feature a thatched play area and treetop walkways... Read more ...

Durex hits the spot with a sexy new logo

Durex hits the spot with a sexy new logo

Durex, one of the world's biggest condom manufacturers, has revealed a new brand identity designed by Havas London, in a bid to position itself as an activist championing the... Read more ...

Why being green comes naturally to US Latinos

Why being green comes naturally to US Latinos

Adelina walked briskly everywhere - and never more so than on her daily errands to the open-air mercado near my aunt's house in Mexico City. My 8-year-old self would try to... Read more ...

Why are climate-conscious cities often the least affordable?

Why are climate-conscious cities often the least affordable?

Cities can do a lot to stop climate change. They can fill their streets with electric buses, pass strict efficiency rules for its buildings, and switch to powering the place... Read more ...

Erling Haaland is the awkward, clumsy force of nature

Erling Haaland is the awkward, clumsy force of nature

Erling Haaland moves in such an unusual way. His legs and arms flail about and his body tilts slightly forward. He looks like someone running down a hill, caught at the point... Read more ...

Climate change - is it all bad?

Climate change - is it all bad?

The issue of climate change is in the news on an almost daily basis. We are seeing growing evidence of its impacts on the natural world, from the bleaching of corals in the... Read more ...

Championship TV fixtures 2019/20: Sky Sports listings for every match live...

Championship TV fixtures 2019/20: Sky Sports listings for every match live on TV and online

The Championship is once again proving itself as one of the greatest football leagues in the world. Millions will flock to the Premier League as their default football fix, but... Read more ...

Viewers slam 'morons' behind Universal Credit 'debt spiral' on BBC documentary

Viewers slam 'morons' behind Universal Credit 'debt spiral' on BBC documentary

People were disgusted at the short-term fix nature of Universal Credit which is juxtaposed with forcing often misinformed claimants into long-term debt, in the last episode of... Read more ...