Environment

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Sea turtles under threat from warming seas and hotter beaches, research suggests
Australian scientists say the animals unlikely to be able to change nesting behaviour enough to mitigate temperature rises

Donna Lu Science writer

08, Feb, 2023 @12:00 AM

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Insulate Britain activist jailed for eight weeks for contempt of court
David Nixon disobeyed judge’s order not to mention climate crisis as motivation during trial over road-blocking protest

Damien Gayle

07, Feb, 2023 @2:39 PM

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Farming, pharmaceutical and health pollution fuelling rise in superbugs, UN warns
Sewage, poor sanitation and a lack of regulation give rise to antimicrobial resistance and threaten global health, report says

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

07, Feb, 2023 @2:30 PM

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Great Bear Sea: vast new marine zone a ‘mindset shift’ for conservation
Political and Indigenous leaders hope to replicate success of British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest conservation area

Leyland Cecco in Vancouver

07, Feb, 2023 @2:30 PM

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Shortage of UK foresters prompts government to offer free courses
Ministers hope training in range of forestry skills will help to meet tree-planting and other climate goals

Helena Horton Environment reporter

07, Feb, 2023 @1:17 PM

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Energy dashboard: how is electricity generated in Great Britain?
Graphs show the sources of generation in a country that has one of the most diverse ranges in Europe

Alex Lawson and Antonio Voce

07, Feb, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Stop ‘wishcycling’ and get wise: how to recycle (almost) everything
From contact lenses to blister packs and used dental floss, there are items that perplex even the most dedicated recycler. Here is the expert guide to getting organised – and getting rid of your rubbish

Emma Beddington

07, Feb, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Country diary: Never have I seen a sparrowhawk so long or so well | Mark Cocker
Holt, Norfolk: After 50 years of glimpses, I thought I knew how they looked. Then one arrived at a friend’s bird table

Mark Cocker

07, Feb, 2023 @5:30 AM

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Tropical Queensland’s spotted-tail quoll facing extinction
Rapid decline stumps researchers, who theorise traffic collisions, climate crisis, cane toads and inbreeding could play a role

Donna Lu Science writer

07, Feb, 2023 @3:00 AM

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Insulate Britain protester faces prison over contempt of court conviction
David Nixon defied judge’s instruction not to cite climate crisis as motivation for causing public nuisance

Damien Gayle

06, Feb, 2023 @6:21 PM

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Number of electric vehicles on Australian roads soars as demand exceeds supply
Australia’s total of EVs almost doubled in 2022, growing from 44,000 to more than 83,000, sales data shows

Elias Visontay Transport and urban affairs reporter

06, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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A pear: ‘Ah, so you give me your rotten pears! What real jackasses you are!’ | Helen Sullivan
The stem is evidence, the thing that reminds you the fruit once weighed down a branch in a heavy orchard

Helen Sullivan

06, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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