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Ending the ‘war on nature' must be top priority, UN chief urges

1 day ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Human activities are driving a “descent towards chaos”, the head of the United Nations warned as he called for action to combat the climate and nature crises.
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Under-16s 'Unlikely' To Be Able To Consent To Puberty Blockers, High Court Rules

Under-16s 'Unlikely' To Be Able To Consent To Puberty Blockers, High Court Rules

2 days ago   |   Huffington Post   |   5 articles

Under-16s “unlikely” to adequately understand nature of puberty blocking treatment, court rules Over-16s “have the ability to consent” to treatment But judges recommend court...
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Children who want puberty blockers must understand effects, high court rules

2 days ago   |   The Guardian   |   5 articles

Bid against NHS trust brought by woman who took hormone blockers at 16 before ‘detransitioning' Children under 16 who wish to undergo gender reassignment can only consent to...
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Trans teens under 16 can get puberty blockers if they understand treatment

Trans teens under 16 can get puberty blockers if they understand treatment

2 days ago   |   Metro   |   2 articles

Keira Bell, 23, brought legal action against Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust Trans children under the age of 16 can only consent to puberty blockers if they understand the...
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Children ‘must understand nature of treatment' before taking puberty blockers, High Court rules

2 days ago   |   The Independent   |   5 articles

The ruling concerns children under 16
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Expert reaction to study of two blood biomarkers that may predict dementia in those with mild cognitive impairment

3 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

A study published in Nature Aging looks at plasma biomarker combinations that may predict risk of cognitive decline and dementia in those with mild cognitive impairment. Dr...
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Tree of the week: ‘This black pine represents how nature forces change on to living things'

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

This tree in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, cultivated according to the traditional practice of niwaki , inspired Rod Hardingham so much he has tried to grow a similar one in his B&B...
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Covid-19 vaccine may be rolled out in UK next week as hospitals told to prepare

Covid-19 vaccine may be rolled out in UK next week as hospitals told to prepare

5 days ago   |   The Mirror

It will be NHS staff who will receive the vaccine first and not care homes due to the sensitive nature of the Pfizer vaccine which can't be moved multiple times before...
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Opportunities for Implementing Biodiversity Net Gain in Scotland

Opportunities for Implementing Biodiversity Net Gain in Scotland

7 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

After the in-person event was postponed from the 1st April it was great so many people could join the online event in September. The evening started off with some speed...
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Welcome to my home town: How Croydon's worst bits inspired my lifelong love affair with nature

8 days ago   |   The Independent

Soma Ghosh escaped the BNP skinheads of her youth by getting lost in South London's woodlands, heathlands and meadows. Today, the pull of Croydon's countryside is as strong as ever
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Nature called for Russell.then Mercedes did

Nature called for Russell.then Mercedes did

George Russell has revealed the call from Mercedes confirming he would replace Lewis Hamilton for the Sakhir Grand Prix came when he was in the bathroom. Hamilton tested... Read more ...

Royal Family LIVE: Punish the elderly!? Harry sparks fury with nature's...

Royal Family LIVE: Punish the elderly!? Harry sparks fury with nature's Covid revenge vid

PRINCE HARRY has sparked fury after he suggested the coronavirus crisis is a punishment from Mother Nature in a bizarre promotional video. Read more ...

Prince Harry likens Covid-19 to 'Mother Nature punishing us for bad behaviour'

Prince Harry likens Covid-19 to 'Mother Nature punishing us for bad behaviour'

The Duke of Sussex made the comment during an interview for WaterBear, a new streaming service focused on documentaries about the environment. He called for more action to... Read more ...

He's fighting for your right to repair

He's fighting for your right to repair

If every American extended the life of their cell phones by an average of just one year, the carbon savings would be akin to taking 636,000 cars off the road. That's according... Read more ...

The buy-nothing gift guide that will get you through 2021

The buy-nothing gift guide that will get you through 2021

If you're one of those people who have been looking forward to the winter holiday season all year and takes special joy in the act of curating the most perfect, unforgettable... Read more ...

These climate bills could get past Mitch McConnell, two senators say

These climate bills could get past Mitch McConnell, two senators say

Americans won't be getting a Green New Deal as a late Christmas present, or even a carbon tax. Barring a Democratic sweep of a Senate runoff election in Georgia, Republicans... Read more ...

Klopp compares Alisson injury news to champagne celebrations in new jibe

Klopp compares Alisson injury news to champagne celebrations in new jibe

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has joked that he felt like “opening the champagne” when he heard that Alisson Becker's injury would not keep him out for too long. Liverpool... Read more ...

According to Vrbo, new family travel trends for 2021 include cozy cabins...

According to Vrbo, new family travel trends for 2021 include cozy cabins, waterfront getaways, and more - here are top rentals for each

Summary List Placement Due to COVID-19, domestic destinations and private vacation rentals in nature have seen big spikes as travelers prioritize safety and isolation. Expect... Read more ...

All-electric Mini John Cooper Works in the works

All-electric Mini John Cooper Works in the works

Mini has announced that it will launch a hot version of its all-electric Mini , joining a traditional petrol-powered JCW version of its next generation model. Given the... Read more ...

Woman punched in the face by teen riding bike near Scots nature trail

Woman punched in the face by teen riding bike near Scots nature trail

Police are probing the incident after two teens approached the woman, and one teenager assaulted her, before making off on their bikes. Read more ...