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‘Collateral damage’: tortuous ordeal of the seafarers left marooned by Covid
The pandemic caused chaos within global shipping and crew members from some of the poorest nations paid a high price

Karen McVeigh

26, Dec, 2021 @10:15 AM

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‘This new snow has no name’: Sami reindeer herders face climate disaster
The only indigenous people left in Europe are struggling to keep their way of life as the Arctic warms up

Karen McVeigh

17, Dec, 2021 @12:40 PM

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UK fishing licences could be unlawful, says Oceana
Permits for UK and EU vessels will hinder efforts to protect marine life and may break habitats directive, conservation group warns

Karen McVeigh

17, Dec, 2021 @6:20 AM

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UK charities launch appeal to help eight million Afghans at risk of starvation
There is a ‘very small window of opportunity’ to intervene, say aid workers, as poverty, conflict, drought and a freeze in humanitarian funding bring Afghanistan to the brink

Saeed Kamali Dehghan and Karen McVeigh

15, Dec, 2021 @2:49 PM

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Amazon’s plastic waste soars by a third during pandemic, Oceana report finds
Online retailer disputes study saying it produced 270,000 tonnes of packaging last year, with 10,000 tonnes likely to end up in seas

Karen McVeigh

15, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Deep-sea mining may push hundreds of species to extinction, researchers warn
New research sees two-thirds of mollusc types only found living by hydrothermal vents added to IUCN’s red list of endangered species

Karen McVeigh

09, Dec, 2021 @1:36 PM

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Nurdles: the worst toxic waste you’ve probably never heard of
Billions of these tiny plastic pellets are floating in the ocean, causing as much damage as oil spills, yet they are still not classified as hazardous

Karen McVeigh

29, Nov, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Nobel-winning stock market theory used to help save coral reefs
Portfolio selection rules on evaluating risk used to pick 50 reefs as ‘arks’ best able to survive climate crisis and revive coral elsewhere

Karen McVeigh

28, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Atlantic fishing nations agree to ban catches of mako, world’s fastest sharks
Conservationists hail move as ‘critical breakthrough’ to protect endangered shortfin mako, prized for meat, fins and sportfishing

Karen McVeigh

24, Nov, 2021 @6:26 PM

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UN shipping summit criticised for ‘dangerous’ delay on emissions plan
International Maritime Organization lacks urgency needed to tackle climate crisis, say campaigners

Karen McVeigh

24, Nov, 2021 @12:52 PM

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England and Wales ‘one step closer to ending child marriage’ after MP vote
Second reading of bill to ban marriage for under-18s receives cross-party support

Karen McVeigh

19, Nov, 2021 @5:33 PM

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Parliament to vote on bill to ban child marriage in England and Wales
Marriage of under-18s associated with risk of domestic, sexual and ‘honour’-based violence, say MPs, who will vote on Friday

Karen McVeigh

16, Nov, 2021 @4:35 PM

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