Month: June 2020

Democrats say they have a bold climate plan – but Republicans have other plans

Democrats say they have a bold climate plan – but Republicans have other plans

House Democrats on Tuesday released an ambitious and wide-ranging climate crisis plan on par with what scientists say the world..

Likelihood of 40C temperatures in UK is ‘rapidly accelerating’

Likelihood of 40C temperatures in UK is ‘rapidly accelerating’

The likelihood of the UK experiencing deadly 40C temperatures for the first time is “rapidly accelerating” due to the climate..

Ban burning and burying of animals in US Covid-19 farm culls, NGOs urge

Ban burning and burying of animals in US Covid-19 farm culls, NGOs urge

As the row over mass animal cullings in the US continues, public and environmental health NGOs are asking the government..

Golden and white-tailed eagles were once widespread across Wales

Golden and white-tailed eagles were once widespread across Wales

Two of the most well-known birds of prey – the golden eagle and white-tailed eagle – once soared high above..

I believe Roundup gave me cancer. The Monsanto settlement is a slap in the face | Christine Sheppard

I believe Roundup gave me cancer. The Monsanto settlement is a slap in the face | Christine Sheppard

Last Wednesday was my 71st birthday, a low-key celebration in these Covid-19 times. Then I heard the news that the..

Earth’s final frontier: the global race to map the entire ocean floor

Earth’s final frontier: the global race to map the entire ocean floor

On a wall facing Vicki Ferrini’s desk hangs a giant map of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. At 6ft by..

‘Swim happy!’: family save bear found swimming with a plastic jar on its head – video

‘Swim happy!’: family save bear found swimming with a plastic jar on its head – video

Play Video 1:25 A family were fishing on a lake in Wisconsin when they spotted a bear with a plastic..

Britain beyond lockdown: can we make more space for nature?

Britain beyond lockdown: can we make more space for nature?

The first post-lockdown crops of the land army have been harvested. The food – chard, spinach, lettuce and radish –..

Britain beyond lockdown: can we make more space for nature?

Britain beyond lockdown: can we make more space for nature?

The first post-lockdown crops of the land army have been harvested. The food – chard, spinach, lettuce and radish –..

How do you deal with 9m tonnes of suffocating seaweed?

How do you deal with 9m tonnes of suffocating seaweed?

The Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt, first detected by Nasa observation satellites in 2011 and now known to be the world’s..