Plantwatch: kelp – forgotten forests that help tackle climate crisis

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There are forgotten forests in Britain that are largely neglected and often abused, yet they combat climate breakdown, encourage wildlife, purify water, provide food...

US national parks cause public health concern as visitors flood in

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Even as Broadway shows were shuttered and Disneyland was closed due to the Covid-19, most US national parks were open for business on Tuesday,...

2020 European Tree of the Year – in pictures

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Belgium: the Tree of Freedom of the Waret Citizens Age: 223-year-old. Species: horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum). Location: Waret-la-Chaussee, Wallonia. The tree symbolises the defence of the Waret...

UK’s first ‘super’ national nature reserve created in Dorset

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It is a rich, complex landscape, a mosaic of heaths, woods, mires, reed beds, salt marsh and dunes that are home to a myriad...

Pine tree near flooded Czech village voted European tree of the...

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A lonely pine tree believed by superstitious locals to act as sentinel over a flooded Czech village has been chosen as Europe's tree of...

Air pollution likely to increase coronavirus death rate, warn experts

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The health damage inflicted on people by long-standing air pollution in cities is likely to increase the death rate from coronavirus infections, experts have...

2019 was bad year for floods and drought in England, say...

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Last year was one of the worst in recent times for both flooding and drought in England, a study has found. There were more than...

Australia’s media have systematically thwarted Aboriginal aspirations | Amy Thomas, Andrew...

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Ever since Captain James Cook evaded British instructions to take possession of the continent now known as Australia "with the consent of the natives",...

How wildlife found sanctuary on our unwanted scraps of land

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Wherever you go in Britain - in city, town or country - you can come across a hidden wildlife haven. It may be home...

Stopping the rot: the fight to save fresh food

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Ten years ago, James Rogers was driving through some of the most productive farmland on the planet, thinking about food. He had recently read...

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