Day: November 24, 2020

Specieswatch: each octopus arm may have a mind of its own

Specieswatch: each octopus arm may have a mind of its own

One of the most remarkable creatures on the planet is the common octopus, or Octopus vulgaris, which is now well..

Joe Biden announces John Kerry as pick to be first ever US climate envoy – video

Joe Biden announces John Kerry as pick to be first ever US climate envoy – video

Play Video 2:13 President-elect Joe Biden seeks to blunt criticism from leftwingers as he formally introduces his first round of..

Police investigate I’m a Celebrity over fears non-native bugs may be escaping

Police investigate I’m a Celebrity over fears non-native bugs may be escaping

Police are investigating I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! over concerns non-native wildlife could have escaped into..

The Guardian view on a global farm grab: from the many to the few | Editorial

The Guardian view on a global farm grab: from the many to the few | Editorial

In a collection of agrarian essays entitled The Art of the Commonplace, the American farmer, essayist and poet Wendell Berry..

Eurotunnel dog travel clampdown sparks concerns from rescue charities

Eurotunnel dog travel clampdown sparks concerns from rescue charities

Dog rescue organisations are appealing for Eurotunnel to clarify new rules clamping down on the rising numbers of animals being..

Animals Farmed: Falling antibiotic use, mink cull and and a factory farm ruling

Animals Farmed: Falling antibiotic use, mink cull and and a factory farm ruling

News from around the world There have been growing concerns over coronavirus outbreaks at mink farms around the world. The..

Fears for environment after 50,000 fish escape salmon farm in Tasmania

Fears for environment after 50,000 fish escape salmon farm in Tasmania

An outbreak of 50,000 Tasmanian farmed salmon could potentially “pollute” the marine environment, according to local environmentalists. The fish rushed..

Landscape of fear: why we need the wolf

Landscape of fear: why we need the wolf

There’s a monument near Brora, 60 miles short of John o’Groats, that claims to mark the spot where the last..

Midnight Oil has always been about social justice, the earth’s beauty and hope through action | David Ritter

Midnight Oil has always been about social justice, the earth’s beauty and hope through action | David Ritter

On a road trip back from somewhere in mid-2016 the talk turned to personal origin stories, as is wont when..