Conservation

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Griff Rhys Jones rails against plans to ‘smother’ Liverpool Street station
Comedian leads coalition against ‘exploitative’ proposal for 16-storey buildings over listed station

Matthew Weaver

03, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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UK butterflies vanish from nearly half of the places they once flew – study
Butterfly Conservation report reveals 42% decline in distribution of 58 native species since 1976

Patrick Barkham

03, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Sizewell C nuclear plant will not harm the nature reserve next to it | Letter
Letter: Julia Pyke says the project is not ‘on top of’ the RSPB wetland reserve, and there will not take any land from it

02, Feb, 2023 @6:28 PM

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Woodpeckers and wagtails: how readers enjoyed the big birdwatch
People tell us about their sightings as part of RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch, with many species flourishing

Guardian readers and Alfie Packham

31, Jan, 2023 @12:49 PM

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Deforestation piles pressure on South America’s elusive Chacoan peccary
With just 3,000 of the pig-like animals still roaming the Gran Chaco region, a community conservation effort in Argentina is fighting for its future

Patrick Greenfield

31, Jan, 2023 @9:30 AM

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Every household in England ‘to be within 15 minutes of green space or water’
Major environmental plan includes tackling sewage spills and restoring wildlife habitats but critics question lack of funding

Fiona Harvey and Helena Horton

31, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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The goose whisperer: flying high with the wild geese of Norfolk
Nick Acheson has spent many hours studying wild geese. Now he’s written a book about the beauty of these birds and what they can teach us about how to live with nature

Patrick Barkham

28, Jan, 2023 @5:00 PM

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‘Public enemy number one’: on the hunt with Queensland’s volunteer cane toad busters
A competition to deplete the invasive, warty amphibian has attracted plenty of contestants – who take it deadly seriously

Joe Hinchliffe

27, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘Brazil was asleep’: as the rains come, hope reawakens for the Amazon
While the honeymoon mood created by the new government will run up against political reality, the euphoria is not blind

Jonathan Watts in Altamira

27, Jan, 2023 @1:13 PM

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‘We’ve had pups try to head to the pub’: grey seals make remarkable UK comeback
With record numbers of the once heavily hunted mammal popping up around the UK, they have been seen in some unlikely places

Patrick Greenfield

27, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Kosciuszko brumby numbers surge, prompting accusations of ‘shameful’ NSW mismanagement
Government says 859 feral horses removed from national park last year but conservationists say that falls short of pledge to control problem

Lisa Cox

27, Jan, 2023 @1:54 AM

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Human activity and drought ‘degrading more than a third of Amazon rainforest’
Fires, land conversion, logging and water shortages have weakened resilience of 2.5m sq km of forest, says study

Jonathan Watts in Brazil

26, Jan, 2023 @7:24 PM

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