Saturday, December 5, 2020

Birth of wild tapir offers hope for Brazil’s endangered ecosystem

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Hopes for a recovery of Brazil's most endangered ecosystem have been given a boost by the first birth of a wild tapir in Rio...

Study: global banks ‘failing miserably’ on climate crisis by funneling trillions...

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The world's largest investment banks have funnelled more than GBP2.2tn ($2.66tn) into fossil fuels since the Paris agreement, new figures show, prompting warnings they...

Welsh government plans to ban single-use plastics from next year

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Plastic straws, cutlery and polystyrene food and drink containers look set to be banned in Wales under proposals from the Welsh government. It said the...

Plantwatch: kelp – forgotten forests that help tackle climate crisis

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There are forgotten forests in Britain that are largely neglected and often abused, yet they combat climate breakdown, encourage wildlife, purify water, provide food...

US national parks cause public health concern as visitors flood in

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Even as Broadway shows were shuttered and Disneyland was closed due to the Covid-19, most US national parks were open for business on Tuesday,...

2020 European Tree of the Year – in pictures

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Belgium: the Tree of Freedom of the Waret Citizens Age: 223-year-old. Species: horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum). Location: Waret-la-Chaussee, Wallonia. The tree symbolises the defence of the Waret...

UK’s first ‘super’ national nature reserve created in Dorset

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It is a rich, complex landscape, a mosaic of heaths, woods, mires, reed beds, salt marsh and dunes that are home to a myriad...

Pine tree near flooded Czech village voted European tree of the...

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A lonely pine tree believed by superstitious locals to act as sentinel over a flooded Czech village has been chosen as Europe's tree of...

Air pollution likely to increase coronavirus death rate, warn experts

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The health damage inflicted on people by long-standing air pollution in cities is likely to increase the death rate from coronavirus infections, experts have...

2019 was bad year for floods and drought in England, say...

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Last year was one of the worst in recent times for both flooding and drought in England, a study has found.There were more than...

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National Trust aims to lift lockdown spirits with #BlossomWatch

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A British conservation charity is urging people confined indoors or only allowed to roam outside briefly to begin a new tradition emulating hanami, the...

Hong Kong’s terracotta tile army marches to the rescue for coral

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In 2018, a super-typhoon destroyed 80% of the corals in Hoi Ha Wan bay off the Sai Kung peninsula in Hong Kong. In the...

Australia after the bushfires

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Australia after the bushfires | Environment | The GuardianSkip to main contentAustralia after the bushfires Windlife in recovery video The wildfires that swept the country in...

Accidental countryside: why nature thrives in unlikely places

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With its trees still naked after winter, Lordship Road in the London borough of Hackney is an urban vista of asphalt, brick and concrete....

The secret call of the wild: how animals teach each other to survive

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Sam Williams' Macaw Recovery Network in Costa Rica rewilds captivity-hatched fledgling scarlet and great green macaws. But introducing young birds into a complex forest...