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Israel’s ibex make the most of lockdown – in pictures

Israel’s ibex make the most of lockdown – in pictures

Nubian ibex have been roaming the empty streets of Mitzpe Ramon as Israel’s coronavirus lockdown extends to the end of..

Electric vehicles close to ‘tipping point’ of mass adoption

Electric vehicles close to ‘tipping point’ of mass adoption

Sales increase 43% globally in 2020 as plunging battery costs mean the cars will soon be the cheapest vehicles to..

One-third of US rivers have changed color in recent decades, research finds

One-third of US rivers have changed color in recent decades, research finds

Significance of changes are unclear and could reflect various ways in which humans are impacting the environment Rivers may seem..

George Eustice says water firms must cut sewage releases into rivers and sea

George Eustice says water firms must cut sewage releases into rivers and sea

Environment secretary says water companies too reliant on overflows discharging pollution after storms The environment secretary, George Eustice, has made..

Chris Packham joins fight to end UK’s ’embarrassing’ plastic waste exports

Chris Packham joins fight to end UK’s ’embarrassing’ plastic waste exports

TV presenter says government is reneging on Brexit green pledges by breaking with EU ban Chris Packham, the naturalist and..

Only a third of UK’s key fish populations are not overfished

Only a third of UK’s key fish populations are not overfished

First post-Brexit audit finds of the top 10 UK stocks, only three are in ‘a healthy state’ Only a third..

Country diary: when life becomes a matter of eat or freeze

Country diary: when life becomes a matter of eat or freeze

Abbeydale, Sheffield: Smaller birds are busy despite the snow, helping themselves to the emergency supplies hanging from the cherry tree..

Small but mighty, Pacific states have led the charge for banning nuclear weapons | Emily Defina

Small but mighty, Pacific states have led the charge for banning nuclear weapons | Emily Defina

A global treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons becomes international law today. But the fight to rid the world of these dismal..

Legal bid to stop UK building Europe’s biggest gas power plant fails

Legal bid to stop UK building Europe’s biggest gas power plant fails

Plan has been approved despite environmental objections and criticism over climate leadership A legal challenge to the UK government’s approval..

‘Our futures are at stake’: sport’s climate crisis weakness and how to change it

‘Our futures are at stake’: sport’s climate crisis weakness and how to change it

For a sector of society so adept at harnessing communities, cities, even entire countries, sport is strangely weak at empowering..