Day: October 26, 2020

‘Natural noise’: disturbed by loud sex next door? Just imagine it’s birdsong

‘Natural noise’: disturbed by loud sex next door? Just imagine it’s birdsong

When a resident complained that her neighbour’s lovemaking kept her awake each night, Manchester city council had an unexpected response..

Thousands of waterbirds flock to Australia’s Lake Cowal – in pictures

Thousands of waterbirds flock to Australia’s Lake Cowal – in pictures

At approximately 21km long, Lake Cowal is the largest natural inland lake in New South Wales. After years of drought..

We’re so nature-deprived that even footage of wilderness lifts our spirits | Adrienne Matei

We’re so nature-deprived that even footage of wilderness lifts our spirits | Adrienne Matei

Around 70% of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2050. Simulated nature is better than none –..

Why Biden calls Trump a ‘climate arsonist’ – video explainer

Why Biden calls Trump a ‘climate arsonist’ – video explainer

Humanity is said to have just 10 years left to start seriously tackling the climate crisis before passing the ‘point of..

Wall of the wild: animals on the US-Mexico border – in pictures

Wall of the wild: animals on the US-Mexico border – in pictures

Mexican photographer Alejandro Prieto has captured the diverse wildlife threatened by Donald Trump’s barrier, winning a number of awards, including..

‘The way I am is an outrage’: the Indigenous Brazilian musicians taking back a burning country

‘The way I am is an outrage’: the Indigenous Brazilian musicians taking back a burning country

A vibrant underground of rap, metal, folk and more is thriving among Brazil’s embattled tribes, who are standing up to..

Nine insect-eating bird species in Amazon in sharp decline, scientists find

Nine insect-eating bird species in Amazon in sharp decline, scientists find

Paper suggests climate crisis reducing insects in lowlands and central jungle, as fruit-eaters not affected Bird species are in decline..

‘We do not get a chance at happiness’: the Bangladeshi fishermen caught by debt

‘We do not get a chance at happiness’: the Bangladeshi fishermen caught by debt

Hilsa fishermen must borrow to buy equipment but have to sell their catch at a low price to moneylenders –..

It’s your regular Arctic death-spiral update with Brenda the Civil Disobedience Penguin | First Dog on the Moon

It’s your regular Arctic death-spiral update with Brenda the Civil Disobedience Penguin | First Dog on the Moon

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Tree of the week: ‘They say this oak was used for hangings’

Tree of the week: ‘They say this oak was used for hangings’

A sinister rumour is attached to this noble tree in Nottingham, but for the city’s young adults with disabilities, it..