Environment

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Country diary: thrutching and skeltering through a wild wood
Wenlock Edge, Shropshire: A detour through the trees appeared to offer refuge, but appearances proved deceptive

Paul Evans

25, Feb, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Cattle stranded at sea for two months are likely dead or ‘suffering hell’
Two livestock ships have been refused entry to multiple countries on health grounds since leaving Spain in December

Sophie Kevany and Ashifa Kassam

24, Feb, 2021 @12:13 PM

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'Outdoors is the best place to be': readers' photos of their local wildlife
We asked UK readers to send in photos of the natural world near them this monthYou can send in you wildlife photos here

Edna Mohamed and Rachel Obordo

24, Feb, 2021 @8:54 AM

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Texas freeze casts renewable energy as next battle line in US culture wars
Conservatives have blamed the state’s power fiasco on solar and wind even though they account for a fraction of supply

Oliver Milman

24, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Carbon tax would be popular with UK voters, poll suggests
Levies on flying, imports and other high-carbon services could raise £27bn a year by 2030, says Zero Carbon Campaign

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

24, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Specieswatch: the green tiger beetle, a ferocious heathland predator
One of Britain’s fastest insects, Cicindela campestris, is small but deadly

Paul Brown

24, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Country diary: the introspective potter of a badger's night out
Sandy, Bedfordshire: The defining visual features left by this JCB of an animal are the thick, long claws

Derek Niemann

24, Feb, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Climate crisis hitting 'worst case scenarios', warns Environment Agency
Sir James Bevan says extreme flooding in UK indicates urgent need for change if humanity is to survive

Matthew Taylor

23, Feb, 2021 @5:35 PM

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'A role model': how Seville is turning leftover oranges into electricity
Pilot scheme will use methane from fermenting fruit to create clean power for city water plant

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

23, Feb, 2021 @3:16 PM

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Beaver believers: Native Americans promote resurgence of 'nature's engineers'
The rodents are often considered ‘nuisance animals’, but they can play a vital role in maintaining healthy landscapes

Lucy Sherriff

23, Feb, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Row over UK tree-planting drive: 'We want the right trees in the right place'
Forestry Commission accused of funding non-native plantations that damage peatlands and imperil rare species

Patrick Barkham

23, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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UK councils still invest in fossil fuels despite declaring climate emergency
Nearly £10bn worth of investments including in oil and gas made via pension funds in last financial year

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

23, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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