Fears for environment after 50,000 fish escape salmon farm in Tasmania

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An outbreak of 50,000 Tasmanian farmed salmon could potentially "pollute" the marine environment, according to local environmentalists.The fish rushed to freedom after a fire...

Landscape of fear: why we need the wolf

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There's a monument near Brora, 60 miles short of John o'Groats, that claims to mark the spot where the last wolf in Sutherland was...

Midnight Oil has always been about social justice, the earth’s beauty...

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On a road trip back from somewhere in mid-2016 the talk turned to personal origin stories, as is wont when the miles are long. There...

Such a sensitive flower: do plants really have personalities?

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Name: Plant personalities.Age: Possibly millions of years old.Appearance: Tall, thin, green.They're sometimes a bit drab, too. Oh my God, don't let the plants hear...

The “Worldwide Debt” Left Behind by COVID-19…

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One of the things people will look back on in regard to the COVID-19 pandemic is how we managed to plunge even further...

European governments failing to protect citizens from air pollution, data reveals

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Governments across Europe are failing to protect their citizens from toxic air pollution, with most Europeans still breathing filthy air in their cities, according...

Extinction Rebellion launches campaign of financial disobedience

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Extinction Rebellion is launching a campaign of financial civil disobedience aimed at exposing the "political economy's complicity" in the unfolding ecological crisis.The group -...

Climate crisis: CO2 hits new record despite Covid-19 lockdowns

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Climate-heating gases have reached record levels in the atmosphere despite the global lockdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the UN's World Meteorological Organization has...

EU and US block plans to protect world’s fastest shark

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Conservationists accused the EU and the US at negotiations of Atlantic fishing nations this week of blocking urgently needed plans to protect the world's...

Regional disparities in electric car-charging points revealed

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London and the south-east have benefited disproportionately from the installation of new electric car charge points in the last year, amid a push to...

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As rivers in Wales deteriorate and fill with pollution, a coalition of groups has called for a moratorium on planning approval for new intensive...

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Diluting English river standards a backward step, campaigners warn

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Wildlife and countryside campaigners are urging the head of the Environment Agency not to weaken key rules which are driving the clean-up of rivers...