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Brussels wants to stop unfettered growth in beehives

Brussels wants to stop unfettered growth in beehives

1 day ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

Come springtime, the RTBF reports, the Brussels region's environment agency Bruxelles Environnement will take up the beehives it manages at nature sites in Brussels, and remove...
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Ohio officials know how to stop Lake Erie from turning toxic, but no one will do it

1 day ago   |   Grist

This story was published in partnership with the Center for Public Integrity and The World. It was sunny and 82 degrees, a perfect August day for a trip to the public beach...
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Fertilizer is a major pollutant. Why doesn't the government regulate it as one?

Fertilizer is a major pollutant. Why doesn't the government regulate it as one?

2 days ago   |   Grist

This story was published in partnership with the Center for Public Integrity and The World. Everywhere Randy Souder looked, he saw mud. On his soggy fields. In the mechanized...
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Fertilizer feeds humanity - and it's destroying the Gulf of Mexico

2 days ago   |   Grist

View the video in your browser American farmers' use of fertilizer to grow crops results in a yearly oxygen-starved dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico that kills fish, shrimp, and...
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Small farmers feel left out amid a boom in African fertilizer production

2 days ago   |   Grist

This story was published in partnership with the Center for Public Integrity and The World. For decades, fertilizer was too expensive for African farmers. It had to be...
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The plan to protect the Chesapeake is failing, and it's Pennsylvania's fault

3 days ago   |   Grist

In early January, members of the Chesapeake Bay Commission sat in a gray conference room in Annapolis, Maryland, for a routine meeting. The 21-member legislative body, with...
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Big Oil's Plan B is already in the pipeline: More plastic

4 days ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by Yale Environment 360 and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. As public concern about plastic pollution rises...
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U.N. biodiversity plan calls for protecting 30% of Earth by 2030

5 days ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by HuffPost and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. To reverse the rapid loss of species around the globe, world...
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Scotland's most polluted streets

Scotland's most polluted streets

6 days ago   |   Friends of the Earth Scotland

We have published our annual list of Scotland's most polluted streets in 2019, showing which areas are failing to meet legal standards for clean air. This research shows: Some...
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How people came to believe that individual choices could save the Earth

How people came to believe that individual choices could save the Earth

9 days ago   |   Grist

It was the late 1980s, and the headlines warned of acid rain, air pollution, and contaminated water. So John Javna, then a writer best known for books found on the back of...
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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 ...

Seamus Mallon: Tributes paid to 'force of nature' Stormont peacemaker

Seamus Mallon: Tributes paid to 'force of nature' Stormont peacemaker

Northern Ireland's First and Deputy First Ministers have led tributes to Seamus Mallon, an architect of the peace process, who has died aged 83. Read more ...

Plans to tear down trees at ‘high quality nature spot' in Cairngorms...

Plans to tear down trees at ‘high quality nature spot' in Cairngorms narrowly rejected

Plans to demolish woodland to create homes at a “high quality nature site” in the Cairngorms have been thrown out. Members of the Cairngorms National Park Authority met... Read more ...

The Butterflies of Northamptonshire in 2019

The Butterflies of Northamptonshire in 2019

The fantastic butterfly season during 2018 was always going to be a difficult act to follow and although some species were down in 2019 the year still held some great success... Read more ...

Preliminary report on the 2019 breeding season

Preliminary report on the 2019 breeding season

This report provides a preliminary assessment of the 2019 breeding season in terms of population sizes and breeding success, comparing this year's results to the averages... Read more ...

The best cities to visit in South America for the adventure of a lifetime

The best cities to visit in South America for the adventure of a lifetime

Embarking on a South America backpacking trip is the adventure of a lifetime. A continent of vibrant colour, Latin rhythm, incredible people, atmospheric cities and epic... Read more ...

The best places to visit in Costa Rica to chill, party, explore and surf!

The best places to visit in Costa Rica to chill, party, explore and surf!

If you could design a destination to be perfect for backpackers, it would look a lot like Costa Rica. The country's unofficial slogan “pura vida” - pure life - perfectly... Read more ...

I stayed at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge and loved the waterfront location, city...

I stayed at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge and loved the waterfront location, city views, and how my room embraced nature - here's why I would gladly book again

1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge in DUMBO is a five-star sanctuary for a sustainable stay, while responsibly embracing luxury. Rooms seek to bring nature indoors, with living plants and... Read more ...

New report from Committee on Climate Change doesn't go far enough - The...

New report from Committee on Climate Change doesn't go far enough - The Wildlife Trusts

Wildlife Trust Logo The Wildlife Trusts are disappointed that the new report from the Committee on Climate Change fails to recognise the full array of natural solutions... Read more ...

Who is The Masked Singer? Spoilers, theories and clues revealed

Who is The Masked Singer? Spoilers, theories and clues revealed

It's by far one of the strangest and zaniest shows on television; The Masked Singer has taken the nation by storm. For those of you not familiar with the premise, The Masked... Read more ...