Day: January 12, 2021

Australian bird photographer of the year 2020: vote in the people’s choice awards

Australian bird photographer of the year 2020: vote in the people’s choice awards

Choose your favourite photo from entrants in BirdLife Australia’s annual photography awards. From a hungry fairy tern to a thirsty..

Clothes washing linked to ‘pervasive’ plastic pollution in the Arctic

Clothes washing linked to ‘pervasive’ plastic pollution in the Arctic

Polyester fibres that injure marine life were found in sea water across region The Arctic is “pervasively” polluted by microplastic..

‘There’s real hope’: Dalai Lama discusses climate crisis with Greta Thunberg – video

‘There’s real hope’: Dalai Lama discusses climate crisis with Greta Thunberg – video

The Dalai Lama met climate activist Greta Thunberg virtually on Saturday. The Tibetan spiritual leader said: ‘I heard this young..

Man saved from deportation after pollution plea in French legal ‘first’

Man saved from deportation after pollution plea in French legal ‘first’

Court says man would face ‘worsening of his respiratory pathology due to air pollution’ in country of origin A Bangladeshi..

A river used to run through it: how New Mexico handles a dwindling Rio Grande

A river used to run through it: how New Mexico handles a dwindling Rio Grande

The Rio Grande used to flow freely, but now in Las Cruces, humans, fish and plants are vying for water..

Baby sharks emerge from egg cases earlier and weaker in oceans warmed by climate crisis

Baby sharks emerge from egg cases earlier and weaker in oceans warmed by climate crisis

Weaker sharks are less effective hunters, which can upset the balance of the ecosystem, say authors of study into impacts..

‘Loophole’ will let UK continue to ship plastic waste to poorer countries

‘Loophole’ will let UK continue to ship plastic waste to poorer countries

Post-Brexit regulation doesn’t match new EU rules to tackle ocean pollution, despite UK being Europe’s largest plastic waste producer The..

County diary: where there’s muck, there’s copper

County diary: where there’s muck, there’s copper

Sandy, Bedfordshire: The contents of a million privies were raked across the fields and with the human waste came illicit..