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Hen Harrier Day online, 8 August 2020 - Sue Hetherington

3 hours ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

Saturday 8th August was “Hen Harrier Day 7”, an annual event which started in 2014 with “the sodden 570” at the Derwent Dam. It is the day when people stand up and be counted...
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Netflix's World's Most Wanted: Who has been caught and which criminals are still fugitives?

11 hours ago   |   Metro

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Netflix 's World's Most Wanted brings to light the horrific...
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COVID-19 canceled mass protests. Here's what youth climate activists are doing instead

17 hours ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by The Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. For young climate activists in the United States, staying...
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Job diary: I've been a beekeeper for 4 decades, co-founded an urban bee non-profit, and now I work at a hotel connecting the community through beekeeping

Job diary: I've been a beekeeper for 4 decades, co-founded an urban bee non-profit, and now I work at a hotel connecting the community through beekeeping

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Julia Common, 66, started her beekeeping career four decades ago working at The University of Manitoba, where she first fell in love with honeybees; her bee-related education...
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Breaking Down EV Myths in India - Charging

Breaking Down EV Myths in India - Charging

2 days ago   |   Climate Group

By Maxson Lewis, Managing Director, Magenta Power - ChargeGrid Electric vehicles have been in a zone of misconceptions and myths for a while now. The last 100 years of living...
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Father-daughter research project details COVID lockdown's effect on emissions

2 days ago   |   Grist

English teenager Harriet Forster had a lot of free time this spring when the COVID-19 pandemic caused the cancelation of her university entrance exams. She decided to start...
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How the Republic of Congo's new forest law can help preserve world's ‘second lung'

2 days ago   |   Client Earth

The Republic of Congo has passed a new law to help ensure more sustainable management of the country's vast forests. Forests in the central African nation form part of the...
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Empowering women and protecting forests in Liberia

Empowering women and protecting forests in Liberia

3 days ago   |   Client Earth

ClientEarth spoke to Julie T B Weah who works for the Foundation for Community Initiatives as the Executive Director in Liberia. She has spent a decade working to improve...
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Planning reforms will damage UK nature, environmentalists warn

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Any improvements ‘would be eclipsed by the damage done to nature', harming wildlife populations and air quality The radical changes to planning rules will damage nature...
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‘British Greta Thunberg' divides opinions as she says coronavirus is a ‘byproduct of mistreating planet'

‘British Greta Thunberg' divides opinions as she says coronavirus is a ‘byproduct of mistreating planet'

3 days ago   |   Metro

Bella's comments divided opinions Young climate activist Bella Lack, who has been referred to as Britain's answer to Greta Thunberg , has divided opinions after saying...
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Ariana Grande gets back to nature with beau Dalton Gomez and pals in photos...

Ariana Grande gets back to nature with beau Dalton Gomez and pals in photos from recent trip to Utah

Ariana Grande and her boyfriend Dalton Gomez - as well as a few of their closest pals - recently escaped the city to enjoy a stay at the Amangiri resort in Canyon Point, Utah. Read more ...

Linford Lakes NR Moth Report for July 2020 - Gordon Redford

Linford Lakes NR Moth Report for July 2020 - Gordon Redford

Photos by Gordon Redford. Above: a Crescent moth If someone had asked me on the 31 st July how I thought the past month had been for mothing at Linford Lakes Nature Reserve I... Read more ...

Picnics Have United Us In Lockdown. Here's A Brief History

Picnics Have United Us In Lockdown. Here's A Brief History

You're reading our series Summer's Not Cancelled , where we celebrate summer in this new normal. From rediscovering nature and cherishing time with friends and family, to... Read more ...

Nature lover savaged by rabid bat while enjoying peaceful evening on her porch

Nature lover savaged by rabid bat while enjoying peaceful evening on her porch

Camilla Schumacher, pictured with her dog Kane, must quarantine for 45 days after she was bitten by a rabies-infected bat while enjoying her porch A nature lover has to... Read more ...

Celery-brating summer's bounty

Celery-brating summer's bounty

Hey there, Pop quiz: How many edible delights can you get from one head of celery? Hint: The answer is somewhere in this newsletter . At Fix, we believe there's no better way... Read more ...

Job diary: I've been a beekeeper for 4 decades, co-founded an urban bee...

Job diary: I've been a beekeeper for 4 decades, co-founded an urban bee non-profit, and now I work at a hotel connecting the community through beekeeping

Julia Common, 66, started her beekeeping career four decades ago working at The University of Manitoba, where she first fell in love with honeybees; her bee-related education... Read more ...

Latest BBC Discover Wildlife magazine

Peter Meadows has drawn attention to the August wildlife highlights summary in the latest BBC Discover Wildlife magazine which may interest other MKNS members, as may the news... Read more ...

Hen Harrier Day online, 8 August 2020 - Sue Hetherington

Saturday 8th August was “Hen Harrier Day 7”, an annual event which started in 2014 with “the sodden 570” at the Derwent Dam. It is the day when people stand up and be counted... Read more ...

A new experiment hints at how hot water can freeze faster than cold

A new experiment hints at how hot water can freeze faster than cold : In physics, chilling out isn't as simple as it seems. A hot object can cool more quickly than a warm one... Read more ...

Equator review - a big new beast in the nature TV world

It may lack the opulence of David Attenborough's output, but the first part of Sky's new series about the marvels of the natural world is hugely informative - and very fun The... Read more ...