Environment

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Country diary: march of the molluscs
Plymouth, Devon: Non-native Pacific oyster are reproducing at an astonishing rate in fragile marine habitats on the south coast of England

Charlie Elder

28, Jan, 2020 @5:30 AM

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Greyhound cuts ties with Adani mine after backlash from climate activists
The bus company faced a boycott from opponents of the Carmichael coalmine after signing a contract with a firm building a railway for the project

Graham Readfearn

28, Jan, 2020 @4:38 AM

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Creating a circular economy through compostables | Letter
Letter: MPs and academics lend their support to ambitious targets for moving away from conventional plastics towards compostable alternatives

Letters

27, Jan, 2020 @6:08 PM

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Terror police list that included Extinction Rebellion was shared across government
Document was sent to several departments, NHS England, Ofsted and 20 councils

Jamie Grierson and Vikram Dodd

27, Jan, 2020 @2:13 PM

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'Chuffed to be chosen': participants attend first UK climate assembly
Sir David Attenborough thanked the 110 people gathered in Birmingham for giving up their time

Jessica Murray

27, Jan, 2020 @10:01 AM

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Country diary: cockle-picking birds are a poignant reminder of tragedy
Arnside, Cumbria: The mudflats gleam like sheet metal in the winter sun, but there is great danger on Morecambe Bay’s sands

Carey Davies

27, Jan, 2020 @5:30 AM

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Urban populations in south-east at greatest risk from air pollution
More than one in 19 deaths in UK’s largest towns and cities linked to exposure to toxic air

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

27, Jan, 2020 @12:01 AM

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‘Floating feedlots’: animals spending weeks at sea on ships not fit for purpose
Animal welfare put at risk on old and ‘inferior’ converted car carriers and cargo ships that are not built to transport livestock

Naomi Larsson and Tom Levitt

26, Jan, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Bathroom brands need to come clean on recycling, says consumer watchdog
Which? urges toiletry makers to label products with clear instructions on disposal of plastic bottles

Michael Savage

26, Jan, 2020 @9:06 AM

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Australian government adviser urges threatened species overhaul after bushfires
Exclusive: Helene Marsh backs calls for the creation of national scientific monitoring system to help protect wildlife

Adam Morton Environment editor

25, Jan, 2020 @7:00 PM

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Court to probe Carrie Symonds’ influence on PM after cancellation of badger cull
Boris Johnson’s partner and animal rights activist was briefed by Badger Trust weeks before the policy was changed

Jamie Doward

25, Jan, 2020 @5:35 PM

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Race to exploit the world’s seabed set to wreak havoc on marine life
New research warns that ‘blue acceleration’ – a global goldrush to claim the ocean floor – is already impacting on the environment.

Robin McKie Science Editor

25, Jan, 2020 @2:10 PM

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