Friday, July 30, 2021

UK government backs scheme for motorway cables to power lorries

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Travel and transportUK government backs scheme for motorway cables to power lorriesE-highway study given GBP2m to draw up plans for overhead electric cables on...

Don’t blame men for the climate crisis – we should point...

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OpinionClimate changeDon't blame men for the climate crisis - we should point the finger at corporationsMale spending - on petrol and meat - is...

The floods show London is now on the frontline of the...

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OpinionFloodingThe floods show London is now on the frontline of the climate emergencyFrom strengthening flood defences to creating low-traffic neighbourhoods, our city is taking...

Breeding success: how tattoos and aviaries are helping save the saker...

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The age of extinctionEndangered speciesBreeding success: how tattoos and aviaries are helping save the saker falconIn Bulgaria and southern Siberia, conservationists are finding innovative...

‘An abomination’: the story of the massacre that killed 216 wolves

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In Wisconsin, hunters are allowed to use hound dogs to kill wolves. In the midst of a politically volatile context, activists are now filming...

‘It’s just vital’: Edinburgh activists rally to protect Astley Ainslie’s green...

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The grounds of the city's 100-year-old convalescent hospital, under threat from development, are home to thousands of trees, some endangeredby (words) and Murdo...

Pandemic gives respite to Greek island sea turtles – but returning...

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Seascape: the state of our oceansMarine lifePandemic gives breathing room to endangered sea turtlesA new study suggests endangered loggerhead turtles reclaimed empty shores to...

Country diary: it’s clipping day on the farm, but the wool...

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Country diaryFarmingCountry diary: it's clipping day on the farm, but the wool is worthlessTebay, Cumbria: Sheep are clipped because of the heat. This year's...

Counting the cost of wild swimming | Letter

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EnvironmentCounting the cost of wild swimmingKika Everington says peaceful havens for wildlife are being disturbed by the latest fashionable activityLettersMon 26 Jul 2021 12.00...

Flash floods will be more common as climate crisis worsens, say...

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FloodingFlash floods will be more common as climate crisis worsens, say scientistsOverhaul of UK infrastructure needed to ensure it is not overwhelmed by...

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Pioneering rewilding project faces ‘catastrophe’ from plan for new houses

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It is a place where rare white storks raise their chicks alongside peregrine falcons and purple emperor butterflies, where the trees are filled with...

Undercover footage at French pig farm shows ‘abusive’ conditions

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The unit, which supplies the Herta brand, had been cleared by French state vets and claimed to be addressing concernsFrench veterinary officials have been...

Cyprus urged to ban hunting at coast to protect flamingoes from shotgun pellets

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Conservationists in Cyprus are urging authorities to expand a hunting ban throughout a coastal salt lake network, amid concerns that migrating flamingos could swallow...

Do oil companies deserve reparations for fossil fuel bans? They’ll try to get them...

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Energy conglomerates have recourse to special courts and legal regimes that they helped design – and they won’t go down without a fightPhasing out...