Day: February 20, 2021

Thousands watch live stream as rare cactus starts to bloom in UK

Thousands watch live stream as rare cactus starts to bloom in UK

Selenicereus wittii bloomed in a live stream from Cambridge University’s Botanic Garden on Saturday A rare Amazonian cactus called the..

Calls for vets to be sent to cattle ships stranded at sea since December

Calls for vets to be sent to cattle ships stranded at sea since December

Concern mounts for welfare of more than 2,500 livestock on two vessels off Italy and Cyprus after bluetongue outbreak Thousands..

‘Piecing together a broken heart’: Native Americans rebuild territories they lost

‘Piecing together a broken heart’: Native Americans rebuild territories they lost

Tribes across the US are buying back land lost during and after the colonization period on the open market More..

‘Absolutely ridiculous’: top scientist slams UK government over coalmine

‘Absolutely ridiculous’: top scientist slams UK government over coalmine

Exclusive: Prof Sir Robert Watson says backing of Cumbrian mine refutes claims of climate leadership One of the UK’s most..

Hearths on fire: UK residents incensed by pollution from wood burners

Hearths on fire: UK residents incensed by pollution from wood burners

Neighbours’ disputes become increasingly heated as new data reveals wood burning causes more pollution than traffic If you’re looking to..

Winter storms at sea evoke memories of Daunt Rock rescue

Winter storms at sea evoke memories of Daunt Rock rescue

Watching giant waves crash over a harbour wall during a February storm is a reminder of the best human qualities…

Country diary: winter has been cruel to Orkney’s otters

Country diary: winter has been cruel to Orkney’s otters

It’s rare for it to snow here in Orkney. But this February, our islands have taken on the appearance of..