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30 award-winning nature photos that will make you fall in love with the world

30 award-winning nature photos that will make you fall in love with the world

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Nature Conservancy holds an annual nature photography contest to raise awareness for conservation . The winners were chosen out of 121,774 submissions from 152...
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The problem with putting a deadline on the climate apocalypse

16 hours ago   |   Grist

Readers of The New Yorker woke up last Sunday morning to find that Jonathan Franzen - the infamous bird-watcher previously pilloried for arguing that concern about climate...
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Honeyland review - beekeeper's life with a sting in the tale

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

In this terrific documentary shot in North Macedonia, a woman tending wild hives is rattled by her new, disruptive neighbours This astonishing, immersive environmental...
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These self-cooled buildings were inspired by termites and frogs

9 days ago   |   Grist

Faced with record-breaking temperatures , sweltering heat waves , and soaring AC costs , engineers and architects are finding creative ways to maintain livable temperatures...
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RSPB Scotland calls for immediate halt to mountain hare culls 

RSPB Scotland calls for immediate halt to mountain hare culls 

11 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

New data published by the EU revealing the condition of Scottish protected species and habitats has revealed the country's mountain hare populations have experienced a major...
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Local community wants to transform Langholm grouse moor in to nature reserve

Local community wants to transform Langholm grouse moor in to nature reserve

13 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

A group of locals are now planning to facilitate a community land buy-out proposal to transform the knackered old grouse moor in to a species-rich nature reserve to benefit...
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How did the bat cross the road? By going to a safe red-light area

14 days ago   |   The Guardian

Worcester is putting LED lighting to innovative use to protect white-light-shy locals Bats in Worcester are to get their own red-light area. LED bulbs that emit a red glow will...
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Long-tailed blue butterfly invasion

Long-tailed blue butterfly invasion

14 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

Record-breaking numbers of long-tailed blue butterflies have been seen in the last few weeks. Wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation reports that more than 50 long-tailed blue...
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Amazon fires show world heading for point of no return, says UN

16 days ago   |   The Guardian

Biodiversity chief calls for countries to unite to halt rapid degradation of nature The fires in the Amazon are “extraordinarily concerning” for the planet's natural life...
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Take part in the Mammals on Roads survey

Take part in the Mammals on Roads survey

17 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

The annual Mammals on Roads survey has been run by People's Trust for Endangered Species since 2001. Over half a million kilometres of Britain's roads have been surveyed so...
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Championship TV fixtures 2019/20: Sky Sports listings for every match live on TV and online

The Championship is officially underway for 2019/20 and once again it is set to prove itself as one of the greatest football leagues in the world. Millions will flock to the... Read more ...

30 award-winning nature photos that will make you fall in love with the world

30 award-winning nature photos that will make you fall in love with the world

The Nature Conservancy holds an annual nature photography contest to raise awareness for conservation . The winners were chosen out of 121,774 submissions from 152... Read more ...

Know your Bank Vole!

Know your Bank Vole!

Bank Vole by Peter Hassett, Linford Lakes NR 18 February 2017 Bank Voles are easily confused with Field Voles. They are larger than Field Voles, measuring about 13 to 17 cm... Read more ...

British birds affected by climate change

British birds affected by climate change

Scientists have found a notable response to climate change in a third of studied birds. Read more ...

Big Butterfly Count: Fine weather boosts species in UK

Big Butterfly Count: Fine weather boosts species in UK

A once-in-a-decade mass emergence of painted lady butterflies saw nearly half a million recorded across the UK. Results from the Big Butterfly Count, which took place over... Read more ...

Brexit Anxiety: How To Look After Your Mental Health During Political Chaos

Brexit Anxiety: How To Look After Your Mental Health During Political Chaos

Anxiety levels are surging thanks to the increasingly chaotic nature of British politics right now. One in three Brits believe Brexit has had a negative impact on their mental... Read more ...

Turtle Dove population in a tailspin

Turtle Dove population in a tailspin

Turtle Dove, Julie's garden, Julie Lane, January 2014 Turtle Doves spend the winter in West Africa, arriving back to the UK in April to breed. Once in the UK, they prefer areas... Read more ...

Rare meat-eating plant making a comeback

Rare meat-eating plant making a comeback

Conservationists have reintroduced the great sundew plant for the first time since they disappeared from Northern England, over 100 years ago. Read more ...

Power and beauty of nature around the world captured in stunning pictures by...

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What if the Great Pacific Garbage Patch isn't the ocean's biggest plastic...

This story was originally published by WIRED and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Humans unleash mountains of plastic into the sea each year, and... Read more ...