Wildlife

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Country diary: Snared in the branches | Carey Davies
Mid Wharfedale, North Yorkshire: A chance encounter with a feral kitten leads me into undergrowth – it’s lucky to have made it this far

Carey Davies

08, Dec, 2022 @9:08 AM

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‘Fate of the living world’ will be decided at Cop15, say scientists
Leading researchers say the UN biodiversity summit is ‘vastly more important’ than the recent Cop27 climate meeting

Damian Carrington Environment editor

07, Dec, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Cop15 negotiators have left their homework to the last minute – can they scrape a pass? | Patrick Greenfield
Pressure is increasing on world leaders to make progress at the UN biodiversity summit – but the pile of unfinished tasks is mounting

Patrick Greenfield

07, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Rook and swift added to threatened bird species list in Wales
Number of species on red list in the country doubled in last 20 years

Steven Morris

07, Dec, 2022 @10:11 AM

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Specieswatch: depressed mussel disappears from stretch of Thames
Poor river management and invasive species have driven the bivalve out of a former stronghold

Paul Brown

07, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Discovered in the deep: the extraordinary sawshark with a weapon-like snout
With the help of fishers in Madagascar and Tanzania, scientists discovered two new species of rare sixgill sawsharks

Helen Scales

07, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Humanity has become ‘weapon of mass extinction’, UN head tells Cop15 launch
António Guterres calls for end to destruction of nature as Canada pushes proposal to protect 30% of Earth

Patrick Greenfield

06, Dec, 2022 @10:24 PM

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Angry birds: traffic noise makes robins more aggressive, study finds
Researchers think sound of vehicles can interfere with birds’ normal song when trying to warn off nearby rivals

Damien Gayle Environment correspondent

06, Dec, 2022 @10:00 PM

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Scientists create Biodiversity Council in desperate bid to help save Australia’s threatened animals and plants
Modelled on the Climate Council, the body says it will be a ‘strong and trusted voice’ backed by science including First People’s knowledge

Lisa Cox

06, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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The biodiversity crisis in numbers - a visual guide
Nature is under threat as never before, but what does that actually mean? We explain what is at stake – and why action at Cop15 is more crucial than ever

Words by Patrick Greenfield. Graphics by Lucy Swan, Glenn Swann, Paul Scruton and Chris Watson. Data and graphics research by Federico Acosta Rainis

06, Dec, 2022 @12:48 PM

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Farmers urge UK government to fund hedge creation to bolster biodiversity
Lack of funding identified as biggest obstacle to planting and maintaining hedgerows

Helena Horton Environment reporter

06, Dec, 2022 @10:19 AM

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‘We are at war with nature’: UN environment chief warns of biodiversity apocalypse
Inger Andersen spells out the challenges facing the planet as Cop15 delegates gather in Montreal

Patrick Greenfield

06, Dec, 2022 @7:45 AM

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