Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Escaped infected Danish mink could spread Covid in wild

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Escaped mink carrying the virus that causes Covid-19 could potentially infect Denmark's wild animals, raising fears of a permanent Sars-CoV-2 reservoir from which new...

The US is in a water crisis far worse than most...

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When I was a little girl, my father would sing songs to me all the time about water. Sometimes, we would be playing down...

Environmental controls key to coronavirus recovery, chancellor told

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Strengthening environmental regulations must be a key plank of the UK's recovery from the coronavirus crisis to help prevent the spread of future pandemics,...

KFC admits a third of its chickens suffer painful inflammation

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Fast food giant KFC has laid bare the realities of chicken production after admitting to poor welfare conditions among its suppliers. More than a third...

Revealed: millions of Americans can’t afford water as bills rise 80%...

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Millions of ordinary Americans are facing rising and unaffordable bills for running water, and risk being disconnected or losing their homes if they cannot...

The secretive government agency planting ‘cyanide bombs’ across the US

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The call came over Tony Manu's police radio one March day in 2017: some sort of pipe had exploded in the hills outside Pocatello,...

Plummeting sperm counts, shrinking penises: toxic chemicals threaten humanity | Erin...

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The end of humankind? It may be coming sooner than we think, thanks to hormone-disrupting chemicals that are decimating fertility at an alarming rate...

Johnson’s pledges on the environment are worthless. Worse is how cynical...

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It's the hope I can't stand. Every few years, governments gather to make solemn promises about the action they will take to defend the...

Authors hope The Lost Words followup will inspire action and change

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Their last book of poems about everyday wildlife became an international cultural phenomenon. Now Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris, the creators of The Lost...

‘Murder hornets’: race to protect North America’s honeybees from giant invader

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It took Moufida and John Holubeshen just a day of tracing alleged sightings and studying map coordinates before the two amateur detectives found their...

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UK held private talks with fossil fuel firms about Glasgow Cop26

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