Day: January 13, 2021

Swedish postage stamp celebrates work of Greta Thunberg

Swedish postage stamp celebrates work of Greta Thunberg

Illustration of activist is part of a series highlighting government’s environmental quality goals The environmental activist Greta Thunberg has been..

Wanted: UK bison rangers, no previous experience expected

Wanted: UK bison rangers, no previous experience expected

Project using large beasts to help restore woodland offers unprecedented job opportunity Can you handle a beast as heavy as..

Turkey drought: Istanbul could run out of water in 45 days

Turkey drought: Istanbul could run out of water in 45 days

Water at critically low levels across Turkey after lack of rainfall leads to most severe drought in a decade Major..

Philippines’ Taal volcano, one year on – in pictures

Philippines’ Taal volcano, one year on – in pictures

When Taal volcano, a popular tourist site in Batangas, erupted a year ago 5,000 people fled the island. It’s still..

Birdwatch: the Kentish plover – once a scarce migrant, now a real rarity

Birdwatch: the Kentish plover – once a scarce migrant, now a real rarity

One of these compact little waders has been hanging around my patch for a year, but it’s not easy to..

Country diary: monarchs of the canal make a modest midweek treat

Country diary: monarchs of the canal make a modest midweek treat

Airedale, West Yorkshire: Goosanders add some colour to the drab palette of the Leeds-Liverpool canal and lift the spirits We’ve..

Top scientists warn of ‘ghastly future of mass extinction’ and climate disruption

Top scientists warn of ‘ghastly future of mass extinction’ and climate disruption

Sobering new report says world is failing to grasp the extent of threats posed by biodiversity loss and the climate..

Male seahorse gives birth to an army of offspring – video

Male seahorse gives birth to an army of offspring – video

A male White’s seahorse has been filmed giving birth to dozens of babies … yes, a father giving birth. Seahorse..

National Trust aims to save Yorkshire abbey from climate-linked flooding

National Trust aims to save Yorkshire abbey from climate-linked flooding

A £2.5m scheme in the Skell Valley hopes to protect Fountains Abbey and the city of Ripon Fountains Abbey, near..

David Attenborough hologram to front tour guide phone app

David Attenborough hologram to front tour guide phone app

Augmented reality app lets people visit UK green spaces with ‘Attenborough in your pocket’ Sir David Attenborough is to front..