Month: October 2020

‘We don’t have time to lose’: plans for coral ark to help save the world’s reefs

‘We don’t have time to lose’: plans for coral ark to help save the world’s reefs

The Biobank is an ambitious scheme to house 800 corals in a purpose-built facility in Port Douglas A Noah’s ark-like..

Amazon removes ‘eco’ badge from flushable wipes and Donald Trump toilet paper

Amazon removes ‘eco’ badge from flushable wipes and Donald Trump toilet paper

Environmental campaigners raise concerns over sustainability of some eco-friendly items Disposable nappies, cotton buds , pet food and novelty Donald..

Deluged by floods, America’s ‘oldest city’ struggles to save landmarks from climate crisis

Deluged by floods, America’s ‘oldest city’ struggles to save landmarks from climate crisis

St Augustine, Florida, was founded in 1565 by Spanish explorers. Flooding has been a threat for centuries and is worsening..

Dirty pretty things: air pollution in art from JMW Turner to today

Dirty pretty things: air pollution in art from JMW Turner to today

Born just before the steam engine was invented, Turner gloried in the smog and grime of the industrial revolution –..

Scientists discover 500 metre-tall skyscraper coral reef at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Scientists discover 500 metre-tall skyscraper coral reef at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

The detached reef, taller than the Empire State Building, was discovered at the northern end of the Great Barrier Reef..

The world’s banks must start to value nature and stop paying for its destruction

The world’s banks must start to value nature and stop paying for its destruction

As a new report spells out how financial institutions contribute to biodiversity loss, the clamour is growing for a new..

Exclusive: livestock ships twice as likely to be lost as cargo vessels

Exclusive: livestock ships twice as likely to be lost as cargo vessels

Billion-dollar export trade puts lives of animals and crew at greater risk of ‘total loss’ through faulty design and inexperience..

500m ‘skyscraper’ coral reef discovered off Cape York – video

500m ‘skyscraper’ coral reef discovered off Cape York – video

Australian scientists have discovered a massive detached coral reef just off Cape York on the Great Barrier Reef that’s taller..

All wrapped up: the 10 things you need to know before buying a duvet coat

All wrapped up: the 10 things you need to know before buying a duvet coat

From fillings to fastenings, here’s how to stay cosy and cocooned this winter – while also looking stylish Few garments..

Country dairy: ‘Uh-whah. Uh-whah,’ gasps the mystery noise maker

Country dairy: ‘Uh-whah. Uh-whah,’ gasps the mystery noise maker

Sandy, Bedfordshire: Where was the creature that made these sounds? Its breaths were all-pervading, as if they emanated from the..