Month: April 2020

Wild cities: how can we make space for nature in urban areas? – video

Wild cities: how can we make space for nature in urban areas? – video

Play Video 34:43 As the coronavirus lockdown makes wildlife more visible in our cities, biodiversity reporter Patrick Greenfield speaks to..

Coronavirus pandemic threatens controversial fracking project in Argentina

Coronavirus pandemic threatens controversial fracking project in Argentina

Whether the post-pandemic world moves back to fossil fuels or forward to a clean economy will become clearer in the..

2020 GDT Nature Photographer of the Year

2020 GDT Nature Photographer of the Year

Winner | Birds Flurin Leugger – Takeoff. A coyote panics geese Photograph: Flurin Leugger/2020 GDT Nature Photographer of the Year..

Microplastics disrupt hermit crabs’ ability to choose shell, study suggests

Microplastics disrupt hermit crabs’ ability to choose shell, study suggests

When it comes to moving home, hermit crabs are experts, often swapping shells for the optimal abode. But now researchers..

Airlines and oil giants are on the brink. No government should offer them a lifeline | George Monbiot

Airlines and oil giants are on the brink. No government should offer them a lifeline | George Monbiot

Do Not Resuscitate. This tag should be attached to the oil, airline and car industries. Governments should provide financial support..

UN chief: don’t use taxpayer cash to rescue carbon-intensive industries

UN chief: don’t use taxpayer cash to rescue carbon-intensive industries

Governments should not use taxpayer cash to rescue fossil fuel companies and carbon-intensive industries, but should devote economic rescue packages..

‘This is no damn hobby’: the ‘gangsta gardener’ transforming Los Angeles

‘This is no damn hobby’: the ‘gangsta gardener’ transforming Los Angeles

“The garden seduces me,” says Ron Finley, who is known around the world as the “gangsta gardener”. “I’ll get out..

Spanish official apologises for spraying beach with bleach

Spanish official apologises for spraying beach with bleach

An official in southern Spain has apologised for spraying the local beach with diluted bleach in an attempt to protect..

Calls for more space for walking and cycling in UK during lockdown

Calls for more space for walking and cycling in UK during lockdown

Politicians and experts have called for urgent action to create more space for walking and cycling during lockdown in the..

‘Nature survives in the tiniest corners’: the City of London’s wild heart

‘Nature survives in the tiniest corners’: the City of London’s wild heart

“There was literally a frog orgy in that one. There is no other way to describe it,” says Jules Waite,..