Environment

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Federal government lags all Australian states on renewable energy action, new report finds
World Wildlife Fund Australia awards commonwealth wooden spoon over missed opportunity at Cop26

Lisa Cox

29, Nov, 2021 @7:01 PM

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UK farmers may have to cut livestock count to save rivers, says expert
Overload of chicken and dairy cow manure has left some catchments critical, says author of book on issue

Tom Levitt

29, Nov, 2021 @5:01 PM

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‘Confronting’: Great Barrier Reef faces frequent extreme coral bleaching at 2C heating, research finds
Even if warming is kept to 1.5C, bleaching lethal to corals would hit more than three times a decade, study predicts

Graham Readfearn

29, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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White rhinos flown from South Africa to Rwanda in largest single translocation
In a bid to secure the future of the near threatened species, 30 animals have been driven, flown and finally rehomed in Akagera national park

Graeme Green

29, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Nurdles: the worst toxic waste you’ve probably never heard of
Billions of these tiny plastic pellets are floating in the ocean, causing as much damage as oil spills, yet they are still not classified as hazardous

Karen McVeigh

29, Nov, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Greenpeace: half a century on the frontline of environmental photo activism
On the organisation’s 50th anniversary, former head of photography at Greenpeace International talks about the motives behind the creation of its picture desk

John Novis

29, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Country diary: The underground secret by Hadrian’s Wall | Country diary
Coventina’s Well, Northumberland: The source of this spring was once encased in a temple and showered with gifts

Susie White

29, Nov, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Nobel-winning stock market theory used to help save coral reefs
Portfolio selection rules on evaluating risk used to pick 50 reefs as ‘arks’ best able to survive climate crisis and revive coral elsewhere

Karen McVeigh

28, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Hope ‘rabbit hotels’ can help Britain’s decimated population bounce back
Brash piles provide safety from predators and place to breed for animal now hailed as ‘ecosystem engineer’

Patrick Barkham

28, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Australia’s spy agency predicted the climate crisis 40 years ago – and fretted about coal exports
In a taste of things to come, a secret Office of National Assessment report worried the ‘carbon dioxide problem’ would hurt the nation’s coal industry

Graham Readfearn

27, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Succession’s plot twist prompts surge of interest in leaving money in wills to Greenpeace
When Cousin Greg was disinherited by his grandfather in favour of the environmental group, inquiries about such legacies soared

Tom Wall

27, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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‘It’s critical’: can Microsoft make good on its climate ambitions?
The company has set an example in the fight against carbon – but it retains ties to obstructionist groups

Kyla Mandel

27, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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