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Colombian coffee farmers are paying the price for climate change

Colombian coffee farmers are paying the price for climate change

15 hours ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by Yale Environment 360 and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. At first glance, Finca El Ocaso, located in the...
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Are progressives working on a climate plan for 2021? You bet

2 days ago   |   Grist

We've heard the 2020 Democratic candidates talk about how bad Donald Trump is for the environment: He's dismantling climate regulations left and right, yada yada yada. We KNOW...
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How do I get my husband to care?

2 days ago   |   Grist

Q. Dear Umbra, How do you get someone - say, an apathetic husband - to care about and participate in positive behavior towards the environment without nagging? - Seeking To...
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Crisis crescendos: how the Proms is sounding the alarm for a planet in peril

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Pounding oceans, enchanted woods, threatened birds and the powerful words of Greta Thunberg... we meet the composers spearheading this year's nature theme at the Proms The...
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Zack Seckler's best photograph: wild Iceland from the air

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

‘The pilot flew me around the volcanic coast in his tiny homemade plane - with the door open and me hanging out taking pictures' I shot this off the southern coast of Iceland...
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Fussy fish can have their coral and eat it too

3 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

The study was led by Dr Chancey MacDonald at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University . Dr MacDonald said it's increasingly difficult for...
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Australian ants prepared for ‘Insect Armageddon'

4 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

Researchers studied ants in the Simpson Desert for 22 years and found that local changes in climate, such as long-term increases in rainfall, combined with human efforts to...
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Scientists develop "aerogel greenhouse shields" to grow food on Mars

Scientists develop "aerogel greenhouse shields" to grow food on Mars

4 days ago   |   Dezeen

Researchers at Harvard University have devised a way to terraform Mars by placing sheets of silica aerogel on the planet's surface, which would warm it up to make it suitable...
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Prince Charles: we have 18 months to save human race

9 days ago   |   The Week

Prince of Wales speaks out about climate change at gathering of Commonwealth leaders One-Minute Read Friday, July 12, 2019 - 6:19am Prince Charles has warned global leaders...
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Does Europe have a coal problem?

9 days ago   |   Client Earth

Why is everyone so worried about coal , and is there a clean alternative? Read on to find out more. How much of Europe's power is from coal? Over 20% of Europe's power comes...
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Migrating hoverflies are providing essential pollination and pest control in...

Migrating hoverflies are providing essential pollination and pest control in the UK

Winner. Hoverflies by Mark Strutton. 3 July 2016 These insects are thought to transport billions of pollen grains between Britain and Europe each year and contribute to... Read more ...

Colombian coffee farmers are paying the price for climate change

Colombian coffee farmers are paying the price for climate change

This story was originally published by Yale Environment 360 and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. At first glance, Finca El Ocaso, located in the... Read more ...

Tree planting ‘has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis

Tree planting ‘has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis

Planting billions of trees across the world is by far the biggest and cheapest way to tackle the climate crisis, according to scientists, who have made the first calculation of... Read more ...

The hunger gaps: How flowering times affect farmland bees

The hunger gaps: How flowering times affect farmland bees

Red-Tailed Bumblebee by Harry Appleyard, Tattenhoe 11 April 2016 Seasonal gaps in the supply of nectar from wildflowers could be leaving bees hungry at times when food is... Read more ...

50 million non-native gamebirds - damaging UK wildlife

50 million non-native gamebirds - damaging UK wildlife

Pheasant ©Soumen Nayak, Linford Lakes NR 10 December 2018 Wild Justice is challenging the unregulated annual release of 50+ million non-native gamebirds into the countryside. Read more ...

The fight is heating up over telescope construction on Hawaii's largest volcano

The fight is heating up over telescope construction on Hawaii's largest volcano

Hawaii's largest volcano, Mauna Kea, hasn't erupted in thousands of years. But the fight over who has the right to part of its peak is getting quite heated. This week, hundreds... Read more ...

Basking in our beauty buys!

Basking in our beauty buys!

Hi everyone, I hope you're having a great summer. It's certainly arrived, at last! As I write this I'm looking out onto an enchanting evening sky which is a beautiful pinkish... Read more ...

Nature's epic beauty captured in stunning pics of lions, charging elephants...

Nature's epic beauty captured in stunning pics of lions, charging elephants and tiny baby monkeys

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Turns out meat-eaters are craving. meatless burgers?

Turns out meat-eaters are craving. meatless burgers?

Hamburger-chomping Americans have proven to be stubborn defenders of their meaty diets. But there's evidence their defenses are starting to crack. A full 95 percent of... Read more ...

“Chill out, it's preseason” - Chelsea fanbase torn over loss in Japan

“Chill out, it's preseason” - Chelsea fanbase torn over loss in Japan

Chelsea lost to Kawasaki Frontale out in Japan, going down 1-0 to the reigning Japanese league leaders. Given there's not much else going on in the world right now, social... Read more ...