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29 things you can do for a lower carbon footprint that will hardly change your day

29 things you can do for a lower carbon footprint that will hardly change your day

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Carbon dioxide traps heat from the sun on earth, and as a result, polar ice is melting and sea levels are rising, and we're calling it climate change . In order to mitigate...
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Somebody in Trump's cabinet came out in favor of carbon pricing?

1 day ago   |   Grist

Trump's agriculture secretary managed to alarm lots of rural conservatives and White House staffers when he broke with the administration last week to say that farmers would...
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Population estimates of birds in GB and UK

Population estimates of birds in GB and UK

2 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

Estimates of population size are a key tool, used alongside population trend information and that on other aspects of bird ecology to assess conservation status. Periodic...
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We have a chance to halt biodiversity loss. The stakes have never been higher

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Negotiations over a 10-year agenda for nature are about to begin. Our ecological future depends on the engagement of every global citizen The year 2020 has been designated a...
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Ahead of the caucuses, Nevadans say climate change is on their minds

5 days ago   |   Grist

After the disastrous Iowa caucuses and far smoother New Hampshire primary , all eyes now turn to Nevada, which will hold its Democratic primary caucuses on Saturday. On...
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By law, New York has to protect communities from climate change. Cuomo's budget ignores that

6 days ago   |   Grist

Nearly 300 climate activists from across New York State gathered in the halls of the capitol building in Albany late last month during an environmental conservation hearing...
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Carrie Symonds' influence only goes so far - green Toryism is a hollow dream | Alex Niven

8 days ago   |   The Guardian

Love of nature may be a party tradition, but the urge to exploit is strong. Boris Johnson is unlikely to go beyond minor tinkering The nature of our new political consensus...
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World leaders urged to 'step back from precipice' of ecological ruin

9 days 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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Small Tortoiseshell: The lost generation

Small Tortoiseshell: The lost generation

11 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

This article describes the hibernation behaviour of Small Tortoiseshell and Peacock butterflies in my St Albans shed during 2019. It provides an update on an article first...
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What lies beneath: the nature park covering up a dirty secret

11 days ago   |   The Guardian

Once one of western Europe's biggest landfill sites, Thurrock Thameside is now a thriving haven for wildlife Standing on top of the visitor centre at Thurrock Thameside Nature...
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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 ...

Check out the pitch deck Second Nature used to raise $10 million in order to...

Check out the pitch deck Second Nature used to raise $10 million in order to tackle obesity in the UK

London-based health startup Second Nature has raised $10 million from Beringea. The company provides a 12-week programme to help those who are obese. "Obestity is an epidemic... Read more ...

Join in with Bee-fly Watch 2020!

Join in with Bee-fly Watch 2020!

Bee-fly by Harry Appleyard, Tattenhoe 22 March 2016 Bee-fly Watch is now into its fifth year, following a bumper year in 2019 when more bee-flies than ever before were... Read more ...

Must do better! Just one in three children picks up litter when they see it...

Must do better! Just one in three children picks up litter when they see it, survey shows 

Levels of nature decline are growing among Britons. Danny and Jojo Eisawy , from Kent, bought litter pickers and said they would pick up as much waste as possible. Read more ...

The best roach killers and traps you can buy

The best roach killers and traps you can buy

Any cockroaches that stay outside in nature are okay in my book and should have nothing to fear from humans. Any roaches that break the trust and come into our homes, however... Read more ...

When is Martin Freeman's Sky comedy Breeders on TV?

When is Martin Freeman's Sky comedy Breeders on TV?

Martin Freeman is returning to comedy with a new Sky series from Peep Show writer Simon Blackwell. Breeders promises to take a no holds barred look at the true nature of... Read more ...

Can you spot the leopard hiding in the rocks and the other animals doing...

Can you spot the leopard hiding in the rocks and the other animals doing their best to blend in?

A LEOPARD blends seamlessly into its surroundings in this incredible picture. The big cat's spots mean its almost impossible to see as it lurks among rocks in its natural... Read more ...

Making a more accurate pregnancy test for humpback whales

Making a more accurate pregnancy test for humpback whales

Enlarge / A humpback whale and calf. Peeing on a stick is nobody's idea of fun, but it's a hell of a lot better than what whales have had to deal with: pregnancy test by dart... Read more ...

Love Is Blind Finale Sneak Peek: What Sets This Runaway Bride Off?

Love Is Blind Finale Sneak Peek: What Sets This Runaway Bride Off?

Love Is Blind, the latest reality show to test the norms of human nature, wraps up its three-week release of episodes with one heck of a finale full of...well, we can't tell... Read more ...

Leopard does its best to blend into its surroundings in amazing pic

Leopard does its best to blend into its surroundings in amazing pic

A LEOPARD blends seamlessly into its surroundings in this incredible picture. The big cat's spots mean its almost impossible to see as it lurks among rocks in its natural... Read more ...