Environment

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Top-flight recovery: the inspiring comeback of the California condor
Nearly extinct in the 1980s, an intensive programme to reverse the bird’s decline has made it a conservation success story

Patrick Greenfield

28, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Native mussel numbers down almost 95% since 1960s, Thames survey finds
Scientists trying to replicate 1964 study say results reveal alarming deterioration in river’s ecosystem

Karen McVeigh

28, Nov, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Just Stop Oil expected to begin two weeks of action in London from Monday
Scotland Yard believes environmental activist group will launch two weeks of ‘disruption’ in the capital before Christmas

Nadeem Badshah

27, Nov, 2022 @8:21 PM

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Former Tory chair joins rebellion over Sunak’s onshore windfarm ban
Jake Berry is latest senior MP to urge prime minister to amend de facto block on new projects in England

Pippa Crerar Political editor

27, Nov, 2022 @1:33 PM

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‘We need a breakthrough deal on biodiversity’: can Montreal summit deliver for nature?
In 201o, politicians pledged to halt devastation of Earth’s wildlife. Since then, no progress has been made. And despite glimmers of hope, prospects look grim for next month’s top-level meeting in Canada

Robin McKie

27, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Melting point: could ‘cloud brightening’ slow the thawing of the Arctic?
The climate emergency is prompting some scientists to suggest extreme measures. But whether you call it geoengineering or biomimicry, others feel interfering with nature will have too high a cost

Andrew Anthony

27, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Alok Sharma backs bid to lift ban on onshore windfarms in England
Tory MP becomes latest member of party to get behind push to drop moratorium with reports Michael Gove also supports move

Harry Taylor

26, Nov, 2022 @10:42 PM

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‘Tangled mess of inaction’: hundreds of threatened species recovery plans expiring in next six months
Growing list facing extinction and underresourcing of conservation means plans have not been updated

Lisa Cox

26, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Labor’s EV strategy won’t immediately fix Australia’s supply problems, experts say
Until a fuel efficiency standard is introduced, supply will be prioritised to Europe, the US and the UK

Jordyn Beazley

26, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Gordon Brown says China must pay into climate fund for poor countries
Former prime minister says US and Europe will pay biggest share of loss and damage fund, but China must too

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

26, Nov, 2022 @4:41 PM

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Water chiefs blame UK government for failure to stop sewage pollution
Under-fire water companies, criticised for their part in the sewage scandal, have pointed the finger at authorities in newly revealed letters

Helena Horton

26, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Country diary: Litter, litter, everywhere
Kendal, Cumbria: Here in the river we do our best to remove the waste that is at least visible to the naked eye

Amy-Jane Beer

26, Nov, 2022 @5:30 AM

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