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Grvan Walshe: Biden's withdrawal from Afghanistan may not be a strategic mistake, but it is a moral disaster

1 day ago   |   Conservative Home

Garvan Walshe is a former national and international security policy adviser to the Conservative Party. “Anyone who is not a socialist at twenty has no heart. Anyone who is...
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Laws of nature: could UK rivers be given the same rights as people?

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

As more and more countries grant natural features or ecosystems legal personhood, the UK's fight to pass nature rights laws is quietly gaining pace The River Frome murmurs and...
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Trillions of dollars spent on Covid recovery in ways that harm environment

8 days ago   |   The Guardian

Only 10% of $17tn global bailout directed to cutting greenhouse gas emissions and restoring nature, report finds Trillions of dollars poured into rescuing economies around the...
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Restoring forest biodiversity in the Scottish Highlands

Restoring forest biodiversity in the Scottish Highlands

9 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

The UK currently is one of the least forested countries in Europe, but there is considerable potential for forest expansion, particularly in the uplands. Scotland currently has...
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Protected Areas for nature: where will the extra 10% be?

9 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

A very interesting and timely discussion on the future of Protected Areas in Scotland took place at the end of last month. It was organised by the British Ecological Society'...
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Giant pandas are no longer endangered but still vulnerable, China says

Giant pandas are no longer endangered but still vulnerable, China says

13 days ago   |   Metro

Giant pandas are widely seen as a symbol of conservation efforts Giant pandas are no longer endangered in the wild, China has announced. Chinese authorities said the species'...
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Red Dead Redemption 2 teaches players about wildlife

14 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

The game, set in the American West in 1899, features simulations of about 200 real species of animals. The new study, by the University of Exeter and Truro and Penwith College...
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New method lets researchers rapidly monitor snow leopard stress levels in the wild

New method lets researchers rapidly monitor snow leopard stress levels in the wild

16 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

The newly developed method lets researchers rapidly and accurately measure stress hormones in snow leopards without the need for bulky equipment or specialised knowledge. It...
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Back to nature: the story of one family's retreat into the Amazon forest to escape Covid

17 days ago   |   The Guardian

New film charts the journey of the Kichwa people deeper into the Ecuadorian Amazon and the lessons they drew from reconnecting with nature As billions of people isolated around...
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Rewild road verges with FixMyStreet

18 days ago   |   My Society

At this time of year, when plants run rampant, we see two common types of report on FixMyStreet: those asking their councils to mow the local verges, and those asking them why...
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From monkey business to royal photobombs: a history of seminal selfies - in...

In 2011 on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, a crested macaque managed to take a selfie using nature photographer David Slater's camera. In the years following, this image... Read more ...

Nature's Paris moment: does the global bid to stem wildlife decline go far...

There are concerns a new UN biodiversity framework is not ambitious enough and calls for Australia to take a leading role Can nature have its own Paris moment? It's the... Read more ...

New Mazda CX-30 2021 review

New Mazda CX-30 2021 review

Verdict While some drivers will still prefer the easy nature of a turbocharged petrol engine, Mazda's upgraded mild-hybrid e-SkyActiv X powertrain has its perks. Linear and... Read more ...

Gordon Redford and George Higgs memorial moth night - Saturday 17th July 2021

Gordon Redford and George Higgs memorial moth night - Saturday 17th July 2021

Gordon had organised this event annually in memory of his moth mentor, George, on the Saturday closest to George's birthday, and was expected to do so again. Sadly that was not... Read more ...

Is climate change happening faster than expected? A climate scientist explains

Climate scientists have long warned that global warming would lead to extreme heat in many parts of the world. But the 120 degree Fahrenheit temperatures brought on by the... Read more ...

Detectives probing death of boy, two, who drowned in lake release CCTV image...

Detectives probing death of boy, two, who drowned in lake release CCTV image of dog walker

Detectives investigating the drowning of a two-year-old boy in a nature reserve lake in Hampshire have released an image of a dogwalker who could be key to the tragic case. Read more ...

Tomorrow creeps in its petty pace in the first image from Joel Coen's Macbeth

Tomorrow creeps in its petty pace in the first image from Joel Coen's Macbeth

As pandemic conditions start to loosen, everyone's cataloguing their own little signs that “nature is returning,” and there's no surer omen that normalcy has resumed for film... Read more ...

‘Where nature needed us the most': one company's plan to discover and fund...

Ecover's Fertilise the Future fund aims to discover innovative organisations across Europe that are promoting nature-based solutions to the climate crisis When life gives you... Read more ...

Start-up curves the face of CMOS image sensors

Paris start-up Silina has developed a way to curve hundreds of imaging sensors at the same time, simplifying associated external optics, it said. In nature, most vision systems... Read more ...

The Chamber of Commerce says it cares about people of color. The receipts...

The Chamber of Commerce says it cares about people of color. The receipts say otherwise

In an attempt to respond to a volcanic eruption of discourse around systemic racism and police brutality, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce masqueraded in a modern version of... Read more ...