Sunday, June 20, 2021

‘We deserve this peace and joy’: black gardeners bloom on TikTok...

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‘Plantrepeneuers’ are springing up on social media to dig out space for black people in the natural worldMore than 1.4 million people watch Alexis...

Do you want your pension to invest in companies harming the...

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Environmentally conscious workers are challenging their employers or providers to offer greener fundsWhether it’s cutting back on meat and dairy, or switching to a...

New oilfield in African wilderness threatens lives of 130,000 elephants

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Exploratory project in Botswana and Namibia is threat to ecosystems, local communities and wildlife, conservationists sayTens of thousands of African elephants are under threat...

Vultures, tongue orchids: why are rare species here in UK?

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The Egyptian birds are one of a number of foreign visitors, but why have these continental drifters fled north?Boats have been chartered. Weekend arrangements...

Students protest at Science Museum over sponsorship by Shell

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Student Climate Network planning more demonstrations over oil firm’s funding of climate crisis exhibitionA group of activists who were threatened with arrest on Saturday...

‘From denial to delay’: a forehead-slapping week in Australian climate policy

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It took a major international investment group with $279bn under its control to break through the climate-laden rhetoric of geopolitics last week.You may not...

Eton v the sea trout: college’s land sale sparks fears of...

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Two of the UK's oldest institutions - Eton College and trout fishing - are heading for an unexpected, watery confrontation. The battle has been...

Robin Wall Kimmerer: ‘Mosses are a model of how we might...

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Robin Wall Kimmerer can recall almost to the day when she first fell under the unlikely spell of moss. "It's kind of embarrassing," she...

Eton v the sea trout: college’s land sale sparks fears of...

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Controversial plan to build 3,000 houses in Sussex will have ‘catastrophic impact’ on environment, say wildlife campaignersTwo of the UK’s oldest institutions – Eton...

How to fill out slug-munched beds | Alys Fowler

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There are two solutions. Either have standby plug plants, or sow something that will quickly fill the spaceIt was going so well, all your...

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Specieswatch: tramp slug reclassified as invasive species

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‘Aggressive’ slug which has colonised 46 countries is regarded as threat to native biodiversityA slug (Deroceras invadens) that has colonised at least 46 countries...