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5 ways we need to adapt to climate change - or pay the price

1 month ago   |   Grist

To avoid the worst consequences of global warming, report after report has stressed the importance of cutting emissions. But with unusually intense weather events wreaking...
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NOAA picked Trump over science. Here's why that's a big deal

1 month ago   |   Grist

Hurricane Dorian has come and gone, but the irrevocable upheaval it brought on the Bahamas continues. In Washington, a different kind of debacle is brewing in Dorian's...
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Why Hurricane Dorian is so unpredictable

1 month ago   |   Grist

Hurricane Dorian has been - quite literally - all over the map. The powerful storm is expected to barrel into Florida and parts of Georgia this weekend, potentially as a...
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Climate change is the biggest threat facing my children, that's why I'm taking action

1 month ago   |   Friends of the Earth Scotland

Elizabeth Cripps is a climate justice researcher at the University of Edinburgh, a mother of two, and co-organiser of Edinburgh Mothers Rise Up. On Saturday 31st August, they...
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‘Another hurricane?' How climate disasters can give us compassion fatigue

1 month ago   |   Grist

Hurricane season is just getting started, and some U.S. politicians already seem to be suffering from climate-related compassion fatigue. In response to the news that...
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Using artificial intelligence to track birds' dark-of-night migrations

1 month ago   |   British Ecological Society

On many evenings during spring and fall migration, tens of thousands of birds take flight at sunset and pass over our heads, unseen in the night sky. Though these flights have...
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8 More Stories About People Battling Their Own Clones

8 More Stories About People Battling Their Own Clones

Facing off against your clone is the classic nature vs. nurture tale, seeing the people we'd become under different circumstances. Read more ...

Eyes on the skies: young birdwatchers take flight

Eyes on the skies: young birdwatchers take flight

More and more young people are feeling the thrill of fresh air, flashing wings and the sound of birdsong Read more ...

Best practice guidelines to feeding garden birds

Best practice guidelines to feeding garden birds

The modern approach to garden bird feeding is to use a range of foods that support the specific nutritional requirements of a wide range of species over the course of a year... Read more ...

Rugby World Cup has been very unlucky but where was the plan for key games? 

Rugby World Cup has been very unlucky but where was the plan for key games? 

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Rugby World Cup has been very unlucky, nature can completely take over sometimes, but were their contingency plans robust enough? Read more ...

Famous dolphin secures a Guinness World Record

Famous dolphin secures a Guinness World Record

A male Atlantic bottlenose dolphin named Fungie has secured his place in the record books as the longest lived ‘lone' dolphin, as he is thought to be over 40 years old. Read more ...

Betting news and tips: Trackman has all the latest news from the tracks and...

Betting news and tips: Trackman has all the latest news from the tracks and picks out his best bets from Newmarket

A FORCE of nature is going to hit Newmarket this afternoon. Charlie Appleby's little volcano Pinatubo erupted in Ireland last month and looks hotter than a barrel of lava in... Read more ...

Belgium wolf: €30,000 reward offered after presumed death

Belgium wolf: €30,000 reward offered after presumed death

Environmentalists are offering a €30,000 reward for information about the presumed death of a wolf in Belgium. Read more ...

Tiny house holiday: can a family of four fit in a 15-square-metre space?

Tiny houses are presented as the ultimate in back-to-nature minimalism, but tiny people are rarely in the picture “Oh,” I say as we pull into a clearing off a dirt track. “It's... Read more ...

It's time for stronger laws for cleaner air

We now have a unique opportunity to adopt stronger laws to clean up our air through the Environment Bill. The government needs to wake up and deliver new legislation that is... Read more ...

Critics call out Extinction Rebellion's race problem

This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. It was just a tweet, and whoever sent it probably didn't... Read more ...