Environment

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‘Mesmerising’: a massive murmuration of budgies is turning central Australia green and gold
After a bumper wet season, huge flocks of budgerigars are on the move in the deserts of the Northern Territory

Cait Kelly

03, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Chalk paint and police raids: why climate activists are under fire
Heavy police tactics, punitive bail conditions, private lawsuits and anti-protest laws are being used to silence dissent, human rights advocates say

Royce Kurmelovs

03, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Curlew conservation efforts are essential | Letters
Letter: Mary Colwell says curlews are declining across almost all of their UK and Irish range, but there is hope for the largest and much-loved wading bird

Letters

03, Dec, 2021 @6:33 PM

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Fashion must stick to climate pledges to prevent waste crisis, says UK economist
Dame Vivian Hunt warns of overproduction at summit attended by Tommy Hilfiger and Kris Jenner

Karen Dacre

03, Dec, 2021 @11:47 AM

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Recycled regatta: world heritage site highlights plastic pollution crisis
When environmentalists on a Seychelles atoll decided to race boats made from ocean litter, they had 500 tonnes to pick from

Anne Pinto-Rodrigues

03, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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How better air could save tens of thousands of lives a year in UK
Studies show implementing WHO air guidelines would have drastic impact on health outcomes

Gary Fuller

03, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Country diary: A calm sea with a shoal of mullet swimming just below the surface
Langstone, Hampshire: Wastewater pouring into the sea exposes fish to hormonal pharmaceuticals

Claire Stares

03, Dec, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Woodside’s new Western Australian gas project ‘a bet against’ global 1.5C goal, report finds
Climate Analytics says Scarborough project’s emissions expected to be 1.37bn tonnes of CO2, which would slow push to reach net zero

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

02, Dec, 2021 @8:41 PM

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Shell pulls out of Cambo oilfield project
Green campaigners welcome oil giant’s decision not to go ahead with controversial project off Shetland

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

02, Dec, 2021 @7:49 PM

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Sex ratio of babies linked to pollution and poverty indicators
Study finds some pollutants are correlated with higher levels of boys and others with more girls

Damian Carrington Environment editor

02, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Plans to mine Ecuador forest violate rights of nature, court rules
Landmark ruling says mining permits issued in Los Cedros protected area breach Ecuador’s constitution

Patrick Greenfield

02, Dec, 2021 @5:40 PM

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Can the tourism industry survive the climate crisis?
From the Solomon Islands to Denali national park, how five communities reliant on tourism are coping as climate change upends their industry

Emma Pattee and Rita Liu

02, Dec, 2021 @1:00 PM

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