Wildlife

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‘I almost cracked’: 16-month artistic performance of mass extinction comes to a close
Since 2019, Lucienne Rickard has been drawing detailed sketches of lost species in a Hobart gallery. On Sunday she erased the final one

Stephanie Eslake

25, Jan, 2021 @2:10 AM

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As birth rates fall, animals prowl in our abandoned 'ghost villages'
Human populations are set to decline in countries from Asia to Europe – and an unusual form of rewilding is taking place

Cal Flyn

24, Jan, 2021 @11:15 AM

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‘No more monkey selfies’: scientists told images could drive illegal pet trade
New guidelines say pictures posted on social media by primatologists and researchers can inadvertently damage conservation efforts

Patrick Greenfield

24, Jan, 2021 @8:30 AM

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How creating wildlife crossings can help reindeer, bears – and even crabs
Sweden’s announcement this week that it is to build a series of animal bridges is the latest in global efforts to help wildlife navigate busy roads

Patrick Greenfield

23, Jan, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Country diary: a witchy barn owl swoops across a wintry landscape
Thixendale, North Yorkshire: In the hazy winter light, hares and partridges blend into the grass and fields

Amy-Jane Beer

23, Jan, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Quarter of known bee species have not been recorded since 1990
Global study finds that species numbers reported in the wild fell sharply between 1990 and 2015

Patrick Barkham

22, Jan, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Farmers lead plan to reintroduce white-tailed eagle to Norfolk
Consultation comes after the birds have been successfully rewilded in other parts of the UK

Patrick Barkham

22, Jan, 2021 @2:33 PM

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New rewilding project teaches tour guides to offer fresh look at travel
The environment and tourism can benefit from a programme teaching tour guides about returning nature to a wilder state

Sophie Yeo

22, Jan, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Secret Cinema defends plans for London event despite complaints
Residents say Dirty Dancing project in Walthamstow could present Covid risk and ‘hijack’ vital green space

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

22, Jan, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Country diary: when life becomes a matter of eat or freeze
Abbeydale, Sheffield: Smaller birds are busy despite the snow, helping themselves to the emergency supplies hanging from the cherry tree

Ed Douglas

22, Jan, 2021 @5:30 AM

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California has environmental allies once again with Biden in the White House
The new administration shares many of the state’s concerns and has been quick to address Trump’s de-regulation efforts

Gabrielle Canon in San Francisco

21, Jan, 2021 @8:44 PM

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Giant worm's undersea lair discovered by fossil hunters in Taiwan
Scientists believe 2-metre-long burrow once housed predator that ambushed passing sea creatures

Ian Sample Science editor

21, Jan, 2021 @4:00 PM

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