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A fruitful trip to a fruit-full festival

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/07 - 9:30pm
Bere Ferrers, Tamar Valley: Apples range from little cider varieties to the reds of Mrs Bull's and the lumpy Cornish mother large and vivid after the September warmth Continue reading...
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US east coast cities face frequent flooding due to climate change

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/07 - 9:00pm

From Miami to Washington DC, towns and cities on Americas east coast could see triple the number of tidal floods by 2030 as sea levels rise, say researchers

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So A Global Economist Walks Into A Comedy Club ...

NPR News - Environment - Tue, 2014/10/07 - 2:51pm

Yoram Bauman is an economist. And a stand-up comic. Who makes jokes about climate change and global development, among other topics. At the Inter-American Development Bank this week, he killed!

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UK electric car sales surge in 2014

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/07 - 8:05am

Industry figures show sales growth outpacing diesel and petrol equivalents, although volumes remain small

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UK hailed as 'leader' in 2030 climate talks

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/07 - 7:34am

Energy secretary Ed Davey praised for bid to seal a European CO2 cuts deal, but Poland warns that option to veto remains

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Signs of autumn: share your photos and videos

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/07 - 7:09am

Leaves are starting to turn in the northern hemisphere and wed like to see how spectacular the colours are where you live. Share your photos and videos via GuardianWitness

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The City sets out concerns about Boris Johnson cycle superhighway plans

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/07 - 5:20am

The City of London Corporation supports the mayors ambitious cycling schemes in principle but has reservations about the proposals as they stand

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Paraguays Supreme Court issues historic land ruling

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/07 - 5:13am

Cattle-ranchers legal action versus expropriation of 1,000s of hectares in favour of the indigenous Enxet people is rejected

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EU scraps plan to label tar sands oil as highly polluting

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/07 - 4:34am

Revised draft law on fuel quality directive removes obstacle to Canada shipping crude from tar sands to Europe

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Can cities save our wild bees?

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/07 - 4:04am

Imagine youre a bee. Youve spent winter in your tiny underground nest. The light levels change, signalling the arrival of spring and out you come, hungry but theres no food. What should be a blossoming garden is all tight buds. The end.

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Naomi Klein: UK fracking trespass law flouts democratic rights

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/07 - 3:22am

Recent changes to the law, enabling companies to frack beneath landowners properties without their permission, have fuelled resistance to fracking in Britain, says author and activist

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Great Barrier Reef dredge approval was suicide for reef authority

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/06 - 10:14pm

Coral reef expert says Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has lost its credibility and budget cuts left it unable to protect the world heritage site

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In search of archaeological wonders

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/06 - 9:30pm
Birchen Edge, Derbyshire: Gardom Edges cup and ring Neolithic carving, discovered in the 1960s, was reburied to preserve it, but the fibreglass replica is easy to find Continue reading...
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Labor willing to back plan to exempt aluminium industry from RET

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/06 - 8:30pm

Weve agreed to engage in discussions on the basis that the government doesnt try and wreck the renewable energy target, Bill Shorten says

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South Africas Kruger National Park invites bids for 500 white rhinos

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/06 - 11:07am
Animals offered to private buyers in attempt to move them to safety as poaching increases to meet demand for horns Continue reading...
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Julia Roberts plays Mother Earth and Harrison Ford stars as the Ocean as Hollywood A-list 'speaks out for nature'

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/06 - 10:23am

Kevin Spacey, Edward Norton and Penélope Cruz star in films that warn people need nature, but nature doesnt need people

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Oceana explores the water world of Canary Islands, Spain in pictures

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/06 - 6:58am

From spookfish to vampire squid, and alive deep-sea white coral, the ocean conservation organisations ranger expedition documents the rich biodiversity of the Atlantic seamounts

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Migration of the monarch butterfly: share your photos

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/06 - 6:39am

The monarch butterfly is beginning its annual migration from north America to Mexico. If you happen to spot one on its journey, share your photos and videos via GuardianWitness

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Tackling global warming will improve health, save lives, and save money

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/06 - 6:00am

New research shows there are many benefits from tackling climate change

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