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A Big Oil project in Africa threatens fragile Okavango region

A Big Oil project in Africa threatens fragile Okavango region

20 hours ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by Yale Environment 360 and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The first Andreas Mawano Limbundi and his family...
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The ersatz hedge: how we're debasing England's rural landscape | Richard Mabey

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Spindly rows of plastic-wrapped trees represent a misguided urge to control nature and risk polluting our countryside Remember the English hedge? That meandering...
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How Arizona's attorney general is weaponizing climate fears to keep out immigrants

How Arizona's attorney general is weaponizing climate fears to keep out immigrants

4 days ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by HuffPost and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. When Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich accused the Biden...
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We've had information campaigns on Brexit and Covid. What about the climate? | George Marshall

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

In the runup to Cop26, public knowledge about the crisis is shallow, with few understanding the scale of the threat One of the key lessons of the Covid-19 pandemic is that...
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Invest in green jobs in parts of Britain worst hit by pandemic, report urges

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

Green Alliance says 16,000 jobs could be created in areas facing most severe employment challenges Some of the areas of Britain worst hit by the jobs crisis brought on by the...
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Nature can be a cure - but we shouldn't misjudge its destructive power | Julian Sheather

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

The natural world is a place of both bluebells and deadly viruses. Over-sentimentalising it is dangerous It was a near-perfect day on the south coast - blue sky, blue sea...
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Redirect harmful subsidies to benefit the planet, UN urges governments

7 days ago   |   The Guardian

Head of the Kunming biodiversity summit asks nations to review destructive support for fishing, agriculture and other industries Billions of pounds of environmentally harmful...
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GDT Nature Photographer of the Year 2021

7 days ago   |   The Guardian

A look at the winning entries in the German Society for Nature Photography's member competition
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Lake District river to have bends restored in flood prevention plan

8 days ago   |   The Guardian

National Trust to slow Goldrill Beck in Ullswater Valley, allowing nature to mitigate storms A river in the Lake District is getting its curves back in order to reduce the risk...
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ITV pulls Viewpoint's final episode from broadcast after Noel Clarke allegations

ITV pulls Viewpoint's final episode from broadcast after Noel Clarke allegations

8 days ago   |   Metro   |   13 articles

ITV will not broadcast the final episode of Viewpoint after the allegations against Noel Clarke, which he has vehemently denied. ITV said in a statement: ‘ITV has a zero...
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Foster praises ‘straightforward and honourable' Aiken

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A Big Oil project in Africa threatens fragile Okavango region

A Big Oil project in Africa threatens fragile Okavango region

This story was originally published by Yale Environment 360 and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The first Andreas Mawano Limbundi and his family... Read more ...

RBC dealmakers explain how investment banking is transforming as ESG becomes...

RBC dealmakers explain how investment banking is transforming as ESG becomes a hot topic with clients

Summary List Placement A wave of ESG-focused initiatives and dealmaking is sweeping the capital markets. And investment banks, recognizing that it's having an impact on the... Read more ...

Branching out: why Britons are buying woodland in the Covid crisis

More people are seeking their own outside space to experience nature and spend time with family Lockdown spurred some people to start yoga, crack on with DIY or watch more... Read more ...

Did our ancestors kill all the island megafauna?

Did our ancestors kill all the island megafauna?

The bones of a pygmy mammoth. (credit: National Park Service/Justin Tweet ) Humans haven't always been great to nature. But at least our ancestors may not have killed off... Read more ...

This blanket permit makes it easier to build pipelines. Advocates are suing...

Environmental advocacy groups are taking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to court over a permit that's crucial for the construction of oil pipelines. A coalition of... Read more ...

Biden wants to balance infrastructure and conservation goals. But it won't...

The Biden administration unveiled the first draft of its “ America the Beautiful ” initiative on Thursday, outlining in broad strokes its plan to conserve 30 percent of the... Read more ...

How weird, bouncy cell signals can help track wildfire smoke

This story was originally published by Wired and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. As massive bushfires raged across eastern Australia in January... Read more ...