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Science is saving the forty-spotted pardalote – nature’s ridiculous tiny idiot | First Dog on the Moon

Science is saving the forty-spotted pardalote – nature’s ridiculous tiny idiot | First Dog on the Moon

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Country diary: dodder is such a pretty parasite

Country diary: dodder is such a pretty parasite

The topography of the South West Coast Path has more ups and downs than a stockmarket graph, as anyone who..

Here is why we are taking the Australian government to the UN over its inaction on climate change | Yessie Mosby

Here is why we are taking the Australian government to the UN over its inaction on climate change | Yessie Mosby

I’d like to tell you about my home, Masig Island. Masig is a coral cay in the Torres Strait Islands,..

Pollutionwatch: how lessons from 1920s were forgotten for 50 years

Pollutionwatch: how lessons from 1920s were forgotten for 50 years

In August 1921, John Switzer Owens had a UK holiday. He went to Holme, Norfolk, and took his latest invention..

Dire outlook for native freshwater fish with 22 species given less than 50% chance of survival

Dire outlook for native freshwater fish with 22 species given less than 50% chance of survival

Some 22 native freshwater fish have a 50/50 chance or worse of becoming extinct within two decades unless targeted action..

Marine food webs could be radically altered by heating of oceans, scientists warn

Marine food webs could be radically altered by heating of oceans, scientists warn

Heating of the world’s oceans could radically reorganise marine food webs across the globe causing the numbers of some species..

Plagues of field mice decimating crops, say German farmers

Plagues of field mice decimating crops, say German farmers

Large swathes of Germany’s farmland are being decimated by plagues of field mice leading to significant crop loss, according to..

Exposure to air pollution may increase risk of Covid death, major study says

Exposure to air pollution may increase risk of Covid death, major study says

Long-term exposure to air pollution may increase the risk of death from Covid-19, according to a large study by the..

3,000 sheep die after live exports rejected by Saudi Arabia

3,000 sheep die after live exports rejected by Saudi Arabia

Around 3,000 sheep sent back from Saudi Arabia by ship to Sudan have died of hunger and thirst according to..

Satellite photographs of the Mauritius oil spill

Satellite photographs of the Mauritius oil spill

A satellite image of the MV Wakashio shipwreck off the south-east coast of Mauritius, showing efforts to contain the oil..