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US national parks cause public health concern as visitors flood in

US national parks cause public health concern as visitors flood in

Even as Broadway shows were shuttered and Disneyland was closed due to the Covid-19, most US national parks were open..

2020 European Tree of the Year – in pictures

2020 European Tree of the Year – in pictures

Belgium: the Tree of Freedom of the Waret Citizens Age: 223-year-old. Species: horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum). Location: Waret-la-Chaussee, Wallonia. The..

UK’s first ‘super’ national nature reserve created in Dorset

UK’s first ‘super’ national nature reserve created in Dorset

It is a rich, complex landscape, a mosaic of heaths, woods, mires, reed beds, salt marsh and dunes that are..

Pine tree near flooded Czech village voted European tree of the year

Pine tree near flooded Czech village voted European tree of the year

A lonely pine tree believed by superstitious locals to act as sentinel over a flooded Czech village has been chosen..

Air pollution likely to increase coronavirus death rate, warn experts

Air pollution likely to increase coronavirus death rate, warn experts

The health damage inflicted on people by long-standing air pollution in cities is likely to increase the death rate from..

2019 was bad year for floods and drought in England, say charities

2019 was bad year for floods and drought in England, say charities

Last year was one of the worst in recent times for both flooding and drought in England, a study has..

Australia’s media have systematically thwarted Aboriginal aspirations | Amy Thomas, Andrew Jakubowicz and Heidi Norman

Australia’s media have systematically thwarted Aboriginal aspirations | Amy Thomas, Andrew Jakubowicz and Heidi Norman

Ever since Captain James Cook evaded British instructions to take possession of the continent now known as Australia “with the..

How wildlife found sanctuary on our unwanted scraps of land

How wildlife found sanctuary on our unwanted scraps of land

Wherever you go in Britain – in city, town or country – you can come across a hidden wildlife haven…

Stopping the rot: the fight to save fresh food

Stopping the rot: the fight to save fresh food

Ten years ago, James Rogers was driving through some of the most productive farmland on the planet, thinking about food…

Patriotism could be the unlikely answer to solving the climate crisis | Anatol Lieven

Patriotism could be the unlikely answer to solving the climate crisis | Anatol Lieven

When it comes to fighting climate change and its effects, both greens and conservatives pay far too much attention to..