Month: November 2020

Climate crisis making autumn leaves fall earlier, study finds

Climate crisis making autumn leaves fall earlier, study finds

Global heating appears to be making trees drop their leaves earlier, according to new research, confounding the idea that warmer..

More than 3 billion people affected by water shortages, data shows

More than 3 billion people affected by water shortages, data shows

Water shortages are now affecting more than 3 billion people around the world, as the amount of fresh water available..

Going for green: how to shop more ethically on Black Friday – in pictures

Going for green: how to shop more ethically on Black Friday – in pictures

Allbirds The sustainable footwear brand beloved of Silicon Valley is calling for shoppers to ‘break tradition, not the planet’. Instead..

Cooling La Nina may not save Great Barrier Reef from mass coral bleaching, experts warn

Cooling La Nina may not save Great Barrier Reef from mass coral bleaching, experts warn

A global weather phenomenon that would typically keep ocean temperatures lower across the Great Barrier Reef may not be enough..

Charmed in lockdown: garden birds by Denis Thorpe – in pictures

Charmed in lockdown: garden birds by Denis Thorpe – in pictures

The former Guardian photographer Denis Thorpe, 88, has been shielding at home in Stockport for most of the year and..

If bugs escape I’m a Celebrity ‘they could cause severe problems’, says Chris Packham

If bugs escape I’m a Celebrity ‘they could cause severe problems’, says Chris Packham

Springwatch presenter adds to warnings of threat to Welsh countryside if non-native species get out Parts of the Welsh countryside..

Campaigners call for UK and EU bans on plastic ‘sample’ sachets

Campaigners call for UK and EU bans on plastic ‘sample’ sachets

Environmental campaigners have joined forces with politicians and business leaders in demanding urgent action to tackle the distribution of billions..

‘You have stolen our forest’: rights of Baka people in the Congo ignored

‘You have stolen our forest’: rights of Baka people in the Congo ignored

Indigenous group plead for help after being targeted by government ecoguards supported by the WWF Josi Emerson, president of the..

‘All we could do was run’: the strange story of Gerald, the turkey who terrorized a city

‘All we could do was run’: the strange story of Gerald, the turkey who terrorized a city

When the bird who dominated Oakland’s rose garden turned violent, the question of his fate caused ‘rifts that will never..

Country diary: a mast year for the mighty oak

Country diary: a mast year for the mighty oak

The eastern entrance to Old Sulehay forest is roofed by great oaks, still canopied with autumnal foliage, in contrast to..