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9 ways people ruined nature in 2019

9 ways people ruined nature in 2019

50 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

In 2019, there have been some shocking stories of people ruining nature . This year, landscapes like Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon in Iceland and Joshua Tree in California have been...
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Dutch government cuts speed limit to 100km/h to reduce air pollution

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Netherlands takes ‘rotten measure' of reducing 130km/h limit to protect nature reserves The Dutch prime minister, Mark Rutte , has taken what he has described as the “rotten...
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Reflections on the State of Nature report 2019

2 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

The State of Nature report 2019 was published last week. For those of you who haven't come across the State of Nature reports before, they aim to bring together as much...
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New study finds ants are darker in rainforest canopies

New study finds ants are darker in rainforest canopies

2 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

A study of the differences in the colour in ants, led by University of Liverpool researchers, has shown for the first time that ants found in the rainforest canopy are on...
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Key business consultation survey launched to finalize policy recommendations on nature

7 days ago   |   ICC

Business for Nature, a coalition of global organisations and businesses that includes the International Chamber of Commerce , has launched an important consultation survey on...
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Do you hear a siren? That's the warning signal of a full-blown emergency in nature

Do you hear a siren? That's the warning signal of a full-blown emergency in nature

8 days ago   |   The Scotsman

Scotland is arguably the most nature rich part of the UK. With more than 60 per cent of the coastline and marine habitat, all the UK's arctic/alpine habitats, all the machair...
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U.S. Intends to Officially Withdraw From Paris Agreement - Amy Davidsen, Executive Director, North America, Responds

U.S. Intends to Officially Withdraw From Paris Agreement - Amy Davidsen, Executive Director, North America, Responds

8 days ago   |   Climate Group

New York, NY - November 4, 2019 - President Trump formally communicates the intention of the United States to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, the 2015 landmark agreement in...
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How we met: ‘He is passionate about nature - it made me rethink the way I'd been living'

9 days ago   |   The Guardian

Environmentalist Paul Coleman, 64, met writer Konomi Kikuchi, 53, after a tree-planting walk in Japan. They live in a home they built together in the Chilean wilderness As a...
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Ben Dolphin: As nature takes its course, so new avenues open for us to learn more about its wonders

Ben Dolphin: As nature takes its course, so new avenues open for us to learn more about its wonders

9 days ago   |   Press and Journal

I'd never been THIS close to one before and, inches from my face, everything about it was fascinating - the yellow stripes along its side, the electric blue around its abdomen...
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Blue spaces: why time spent near water is the secret of happiness

10 days ago   |   The Guardian

Coastal environments have been shown to improve our health, body and mind. So should doctors start issuing nature-based prescriptions? After her mother's sudden death...
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9 ways people ruined nature in 2019

9 ways people ruined nature in 2019

In 2019, there have been some shocking stories of people ruining nature . This year, landscapes like Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon in Iceland and Joshua Tree in California have been... Read more ...

My lover can only see me weekdays as weekends are reserved for his children

My lover can only see me weekdays as weekends are reserved for his children

DEAR DEIDRE: I AM seeing a man who says he can only see me weekdays as his weekends are reserved for his children. My friends say I am wasting my time but I'm not sure. Am I... Read more ...

Giant ape fossil discovery could help scientists to rewrite the story of...

Giant ape fossil discovery could help scientists to rewrite the story of human evolution

Scientists have found a set of ancient teeth which let them trace the ‘evolutionary relationship' between a living orangutan and an extinct giant ape from about two million... Read more ...

A year to look on with pride

A year to look on with pride

It's been another year full of highlights for the British Ecological Society. Selecting what makes it into our Annual Review for the year from November 2018 to October 2019 has... Read more ...

RSPB review of game bird shooting: an update

RSPB review of game bird shooting: an update

It has been less than two weeks since the Chair of the RSPB's Council, Kevin Cox, made his announcement about our desire to review our policy on game bird shooting and... Read more ...

Meet the new Young FoES steering group!

Meet the new Young FoES steering group!

The new YFoES steering group for 2019/20 At our AGM in October, the Young Friends of the Earth network elected a brand new steering group. This group will be responsible for... Read more ...

The Met's Costume Institute announces time-travelling theme for Spring 2020...

The Met's Costume Institute announces time-travelling theme for Spring 2020 exhibition

Fashion "flashbacks and fast-forwards" will be the theme of next year's major fashion exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, with exhibition design by Es... Read more ...

How Red Dead Redemption 2 nailed ‘boring' gameplay before Death Stranding

How Red Dead Redemption 2 nailed ‘boring' gameplay before Death Stranding

Death Stranding might not yet be out on PC, but thanks to reviews and its PlayStation release , it's already in people's hands. While critics' scores have generally been high... Read more ...

Ant cravings for sugar and salt vary across the U.S

Ant cravings for sugar and salt vary across the U.S

Any traveller across North American finds that food cravings have a distinct geography: folks from Wisconsin love their cheese curds, runzas are the thing in Omaha, and... Read more ...

Australian Bushfires: Heartbreaking Pictures Show Desperate Attempts To Save...

Australian Bushfires: Heartbreaking Pictures Show Desperate Attempts To Save Koalas

Bushfires have wiped out about half the koalas living on a coastal reserve in New South Wales, experts say, as a record number of intense fires rage in the Australian state... Read more ...