Month: July 2021

No water, no life: running out of water on the California-Oregon border

No water, no life: running out of water on the California-Oregon border

Play Video 16:14 Paul Crawford’s crops are dying. Salmon sacred to Frankie Myers’ Native American tribe are slipping away. Along..

Running out of water: how climate change fuels a crisis in the US west

Running out of water: how climate change fuels a crisis in the US west

Except for a brief stint in the military, Paul Crawford has spent his entire life farming in southern Oregon. First,..

‘Six chickens somehow turned into 60!’ Meet the families trying to live the Good Life in the pandemic

‘Six chickens somehow turned into 60!’ Meet the families trying to live the Good Life in the pandemic

On their one-acre plot of Hertfordshire countryside, Sarah Apps and Liam Armstrong live with three chickens, 59 tomato plants and..

Full steam ahead for Cornwall’s geothermal energy project

Full steam ahead for Cornwall’s geothermal energy project

It has taken a decade of hard graft – and some bold, imaginative thinking – but a plume of steam..

Bugs to the rescue: using insects as animal feed could cut deforestation – report

Bugs to the rescue: using insects as animal feed could cut deforestation – report

Insect protein in animal feed could replace 20% of the UK’s soya consumption by 2050, according to a report by..

Country diary: spotted flycatchers take over my robin box

Country diary: spotted flycatchers take over my robin box

A bird twirls in midair and snatches an insect. Pale brown wing feathers fan against the light, tail spread to..

Not a lone shark: bull sharks may form ‘friendships’ with each other, study finds

Not a lone shark: bull sharks may form ‘friendships’ with each other, study finds

They reach 3.5 metres long, weigh more than 200kg and are an apex predator. But even apex predators need friends…