Biodiversity

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Mud, glorious mud: restored ditches bring birds flocking back to Norfolk wetlands
Jake Fiennes is putting wildlife back into the farmed landscape, showing how nature can be at the heart of post-Brexit reforms

Patrick Greenfield

08, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Douglas Boyes obituary
Other lives: Entomologist whose ground-breaking research led to new insights into the impact of light pollution on insects

Clare Boyes

30, Nov, 2021 @5:19 PM

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The need to trespass: let people in to protect nature, says guerrilla botanist
Naturalist and campaigner Dave Bangs says limiting access to the countryside makes it harder to save our ancient landscapes

Jonathan Moses

26, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Bees may take generations to recover from one exposure to insecticides
Study shows reduced reproduction and other negative impacts on performance of species

Sofia Quaglia

22, Nov, 2021 @8:00 PM

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‘Farmers are digging their own graves’: true cost of growing food in Spain’s arid south
Intensive agriculture’s insatiable thirst for water is turning wetland to wasteland, draining rivers and polluting groundwater

Stephen Burgen in Tablas de Daimiel

16, Nov, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Windfarm opponents in Nundle accuse NSW of double standards
Renewables should be developed ‘where regional communities want them’, ministers have said

Natasha May

15, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Palm oil land grabs ‘trashing’ environment and displacing people
Growing rush for land is destroying ecosystems and disrupting lives to satisfy global demand for goods, study warns

Kaamil Ahmed

15, Nov, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Cop26: Oceanographer Sylvia Earle calls for industrial fishing ban on high seas
Ending unsustainable commercial exploitation of the Earth’s ‘blue heart’ is as vital as curbing fossil fuel use, says pioneering biologist

Dan Collyns

10, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘Dangerous blindspot’: why overlooking blue carbon could sink us
Exceptional new findings show the huge potential of salt marshes for sucking up carbon. But is it too late for blue carbon to save the world?

Karen McVeigh

06, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Class action: children around the world get a lesson in peanut butter and turtles
A livestreamed session at Cop26 sets out to educate and inspire tomorrow’s leaders, from Ukraine to Peru

Phoebe Weston

06, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The problem with blue carbon: can seagrass be replanted … by hand?
The planet’s incredible marine carbon sink is vanishing – and the only way to replace it is costly, labour-intense and takes years. Experts say it’s worth it

Karen McVeigh

05, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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What is deforestation – and is stopping it really possible?
As world leaders prepare to commit to halting the destruction of forests, here’s everything you need to know about some of the planet’s most biodiverse places

Patrick Greenfield

01, Nov, 2021 @1:15 PM

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