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Bottle-fed babies most at risk as study shows high lead exposure in US water

Bottle-fed babies most at risk as study shows high lead exposure in US water

[embedded content] Not long after Peter and Erica Finin moved from Michigan to Pittsburgh, they had the tap water in..

10 million snowblowers? Last-ditch ideas to save the Arctic ice

10 million snowblowers? Last-ditch ideas to save the Arctic ice

Time is running out for the Arctic. The region continues to warm at two or three times the global rate..

Anger as Environment Agency executive takes job at Southern Water

Anger as Environment Agency executive takes job at Southern Water

One of the most senior executives at the Environment Agency is leaving to join a water company that is under..

The animal species imperiled by Trump’s war on the environment

The animal species imperiled by Trump’s war on the environment

The prognosis for biodiversity on Earth is grim. According to a sobering report released by the United Nations last year,..

Country diary: an immense space studded with razor shells

Country diary: an immense space studded with razor shells

The storms in September have dredged from the sea bottom and then flung millions of razor shells across the immense..

How a storm-stricken Scottish village was swallowed by sand

How a storm-stricken Scottish village was swallowed by sand

An unlikely feature of the Scottish landscape, a desert of shifting sand, was created by a north-westerly storm of great..

French dairy giant accused of polluting country’s famous rivers for years

French dairy giant accused of polluting country’s famous rivers for years

France’s largest dairy company has repeatedly polluted the country’s rivers over the past decade, according to a new report by..

Uber pledges GBP5m toward electric vehicle charging points in London

Uber pledges GBP5m toward electric vehicle charging points in London

Uber has pledged to invest more than GBP5m in public electric vehicle charging infrastructure in some of the poorest boroughs..

Bottle-fed babies swallow millions of microplastics a day, study finds

Bottle-fed babies swallow millions of microplastics a day, study finds

Bottle-fed babies are swallowing millions of microplastic particles a day, according to research described as a “milestone” in the understanding..

Vast majority of Europe’s key habitats in poor or bad condition – report

Vast majority of Europe’s key habitats in poor or bad condition – report

The vast majority of protected landscapes across Europe are rated as in poor or bad condition and vital species and..