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Lockdown yields first global sound map of spring dawn chorus

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Scientists and artists take advantage of low noise levels to record birdsong around world Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Scientists and artists...
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Stop The Wildlife Trade: China calls dogs 'companions' and removes as livestock ahead of Yulin dog meat festival

11 hours ago   |   The Independent

The government said traditional customs about dogs are changing after the cities of Shenzhen and Zhuhai became the first to officially ban the consumption of cat and dog meat
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Stop The Wildlife Trade: One of Africa's largest nature reserves and home to four pangolin species expands its protection

16 hours ago   |   The Independent

The Central African Republic's Chinko basin, an area twice the size of Massachusetts, is a biodiversity hotspot that has been targeted by militarised poachers
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Appeal for information after buzzards found shot in Bransdale

Appeal for information after buzzards found shot in Bransdale

20 hours ago   |   North Yorkshire Police

An x-ray showing one of the buzzards containing pieces of shot Following information reported to the police in April 2020, officers attended the location and discovered five...
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Monkeys steal Covid-19 test samples from health worker in India

21 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Blood samples later recovered undamaged after fears incident could have helped spread virus Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Monkeys mobbed an...
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Stop the Wildlife Trade: Descriptions of new species in research can help traffickers find them

22 hours ago   |   The Independent

A Vietnamese orchid, turtles on an Indonesian island and a gecko discovered in China are some of the species that have been targeted after sightings were detailed online
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Dead 12-metre whale washes up on beach at Clacton-on-Sea

22 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Creature is believed to be a juvenile fin whale, the world's second largest mammal A dead 12-metre whale has washed up on a beach in Essex, and police have advised people to...
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Large heath butterflies return to Manchester after 150 years

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Lancaster Wildlife Trust has brought the species back to peatlands following a local extinction in the 19th century Large heath butterflies are returning to peatlands in...
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New Zealand beaches turn red as lobsters dig in to the death

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Swaths of coastline covered with squat lobster, which cling to the sand at high tide and then perish The sandy beaches of Otago in the deep south of New Zealand have turned...
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Climate crisis is making world's forests shorter and younger - study

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Rising temperatures, natural disasters and deforestation taking heavy toll, say scientists Climate breakdown and the mass felling of trees has made the world's forests...
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Tottenham striker Troy Parrott to miss Premier League restart after appendix...

Tottenham striker Troy Parrott to miss Premier League restart after appendix surgery 

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Bayern Munich v Fortuna Dusseldorf, Bundesliga 2019/20: What time is...

Bayern Munich v Fortuna Dusseldorf, Bundesliga 2019/20: What time is kick-off, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?

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The owner of a Minneapolis restaurant damaged by fire during George Floyd...

The owner of a Minneapolis restaurant damaged by fire during George Floyd protests said: 'Let my building burn, justice needs to be served'

The Gandhi Mahal, an Indian restaurant in Minneapolis, was damaged early Friday morning by fire set during protests against the death of George Floyd . Owner Ruhan Islam's... Read more ...

BBC complaints soar to 40,000 as fury at Emily Maitlis' Cumiings rant...

BBC complaints soar to 40,000 as fury at Emily Maitlis' Cumiings rant continues to rage

THE BBC has received 40,000 complaints in just two days after viewers accused the broadcaster's Newsnight host Emily Maitlis of departing from the station's impartiality code... Read more ...

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Coronavirus map LIVE: Panic Boris moving 'TOO FAST' on lockdown with fears...

Coronavirus map LIVE: Panic Boris moving 'TOO FAST' on lockdown with fears virus to surge

CORONAVIRUS is still spreading so fast in England that lifting the lockdown now would be far too risky and lead to a second wave, SAGE scientists have warned. Read more ...

Police chiefs in Dallas and Atlanta walked their cities' streets and talked...

Police chiefs in Dallas and Atlanta walked their cities' streets and talked directly with protesters, as demonstrations broke out over the death of George Floyd

As demonstrations escalate across the US over the death of George Floyd, police chiefs were seen talking directly with and listening to protesters. Dallas Police Chief Reneé... Read more ...

Brexit blow: US-UK trade deal rumbled as MoD insider claims Trump's demands...

Brexit blow: US-UK trade deal rumbled as MoD insider claims Trump's demands can't be met

BREXIT campaigners have long argued that one of the key benefits of leaving the EU is the possibility of a US-UK trade deal - but this could be on the rocks as Boris Johnson... Read more ...

NYPD officer violently shoves woman during George Floyd protest, prompting...

NYPD officer violently shoves woman during George Floyd protest, prompting city councilman to call for assault charge

A New York City police officer violently shoved a woman who was protesting police violence, sending her to the hospital. According to a reporter on the scene, the officer... Read more ...

Jeffrey Epstein's ex-butler says Prince Andrew 'maybe has something to hide'

Jeffrey Epstein's ex-butler says Prince Andrew 'maybe has something to hide'

Jeffrey Epstein's former butler, Juan Allesi, 70, has broken his decade-long silence to urge Prince Andrew to co-operate with the FBI and exposed some of the jobs he was tasked... Read more ...