Conservation

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A starfish is born: hope for key species hit by gruesome disease
US team succeeds in captive breeding of sunflower sea stars and aims to reintroduce them to the wild

Laura Paddison

15, May, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Paradise found: London gallery showcases art inspired by Islamic garden design
Nature-driven artist and environmentalist Clare Celeste Börsch among contributors to exhibition exploring concept of Eden

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

14, May, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Environment department tried to bury research that found huge underspend on Australian threatened species
Exclusive: Briefing note prepared for a meeting with government-funded scientists suggested they ‘don’t publish the paper’

Lisa Cox

13, May, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Campaigners lose court case to stop Ugandan forest clearance
Court ruling gives go-ahead for sugar plantation in Bugoma forest, home to endangered chimpanzees

Samuel Okiror in Kampala

13, May, 2021 @3:10 PM

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‘Odd, eerie and haunting’: behind Maya Lin’s Manhattan ghost forest
The famed artist and architect draws attention to climate change’s biodiversity loss with a forest of dying Atlantic cedars in New York

Adrian Horton

13, May, 2021 @6:26 AM

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No visitors but teeming with life: what’s going on inside the Natural History Museum?
While its doors have been closed to the public, scientists have been busy digitising its vast archive – from 100-year-old insects to rare minerals

Phoebe Weston, pictures by David Levene

13, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Nature on prescription: wetlands project aims to boost mental health
London Wetlands Centre to run courses focusing on wildlife beauty as therapy to help alleviate depression and anxiety

Damian Carrington Environment editor

13, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Huge marine parks off Christmas and Cocos islands target illegal foreign fishing
Morrison government will spend $5.4m creating parks in an area more than twice the size of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

Graham Readfearn

12, May, 2021 @5:30 PM

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UK’s deep-sea mining permits could be unlawful – Greenpeace
Licences given to arms firm Lockheed Martin said to go against government’s stance on exploiting seabed

Karen McVeigh

12, May, 2021 @5:01 AM

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‘Love our bogs’: UK should harness all its landscapes in fight for climate – report
First complete assessment of how UK nature-based solutions can combat the climate and biodiversity crises released ahead of crucial environment summits

Phoebe Weston

11, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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The four fish I would still eat – even after watching Seaspiracy
The hit Netflix documentary encourages viewers to give up seafood altogether. But when it comes to a sustainable diet, I do believe in a few exceptions

Paul Greenberg

10, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Coalition government spent just 16 cents on climate crisis out of every $100, analysis finds
Australian Conservation Foundation calls for reform to tackle Australia’s declining environment funding ahead of this year’s budget

Adam Morton Environment editor

09, May, 2021 @5:30 PM

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