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Fish failing to adapt to rising carbon dioxide levels in ocean

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/05 - 4:31pm

Spiny damselfish study suggests it would take at least several generations for fish to start coping with climate change

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50 years ago: Morning mists reveal numerous spiders' webs

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/05 - 2:30pm

Originally published in the Guardian on 9 October 1964

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Green deal finance firm warns about funding gap

Guardian Environment News - Sun, 2014/10/05 - 9:26am

Company providing loans in flagship energy efficiency scheme says state-owned bank has closed off funding channel

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Are green bonds as good as they seem?

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/10/04 - 10:00pm
Investing in the environment is a long-term commitment and the stakes are getting higher

If you have an ethical dilemma, email Lucy at lucy.siegle@observer.co.uk Continue reading...
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Elephant poaching: thousands march worldwide for wildlife protection

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/10/04 - 8:10pm

Demonstrators in 136 cities and towns across six continents joined the Global March for Elephants and Rhinos

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In the Age of Extinction, which species can we least afford to lose?

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/10/04 - 4:06pm
Climate change and human intervention are accelerating the planet's loss of biodiversity. So should we try to preserve 'useful' bees before 'cuddly' tigers? Continue reading...
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WWF International accused of 'selling its soul' to corporations

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/10/04 - 4:44am
Pandaleaks writer says conservation group has forged links with business which is using it to 'greenwash' their operations Continue reading...
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The hidden suffering of animal tourism video

Guardian Environment News - Sat, 2014/10/04 - 3:21am
Footage of the hidden suffering behind animal tourism is released as part of a new campaign to curb abuse. World Animal Protection is calling on tourists to think twice before they take part in wild animal experiences such as elephant rides, 'tiger selfies' and animal boxing. The campaign was launched on Saturday to coincide with World Animal Day Continue reading...
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Young farmers: why agriculture is booming

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/03 - 11:00pm

Long hours, intense physical labour, low pay and foxes in the hen house: whod be a farmer today? A growing number, it seems. We enters a brave new world of drone tractors and designer sheep

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Season of mellow fruitfulness

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/03 - 9:30pm
South Uist I have soon picked enough for my needs and there are berries aplenty left, enough for anyone else who may discover this patch and enough for berry-loving birds too Continue reading...
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Climate consensus: scientists and sceptics suspend hostilities

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/03 - 10:11am

Twitter adversaries meet over dinner to discuss the climate debate, and why everyone hates each other so much, reports RTCC

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The week in wildlife  in pictures

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/03 - 9:02am

Blue-tailed bee-eaters, beavers and fighting squirrels are among the pick of this weeks images from the natural world

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Are walrus at risk from climate change?

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/03 - 5:41am

A mass haul out of 35,000 animals on an Alaska beach doesnt bode well for the future of wildlife dependent on the Arctic ice

See pictures of walrus coming ashore in record numbers

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Global biodiversity targets won't be met by 2020, scientists say

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/03 - 4:19am

World leaders failing in their pledge to stop wildlife decline, save habitats and create marine reserves

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The reason fewer US women cycle than the Dutch is not what you think it is

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/03 - 4:00am

American women arent being put off by a lack of bike lanes but by lives that are disproportionately filled with domestic chores

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Danny MacAskill releases latest breathtaking stunt cycling video

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/03 - 3:18am

The Scottish stunt rider pulled off some impressive moves along the beautiful but notorious Cuillin Ridge on the Isle of Skye

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Consumers not getting best value for renewable energy subsidies, say MPs

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/03 - 12:43am

Contracts for difference for eight projects, worth £16.6bn, are poorly conceived and managed

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The original pesticide

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/02 - 9:30pm

Lower Benefield, Northamptonshire In the 1970s companies made a good profit by replacing insects with toxic chemicals. Populations of ground beetles crashed

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Scientists find human fingerprints all over Australia's hottest year on record

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/02 - 7:53pm

Five new studies examine how greenhouse gas emissions helped Australia break multiple temperature records and increase the risk of extreme heat

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Australia's uranium deal with India 'risks weakening safeguards'

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/02 - 7:18pm

Former head of nuclear safety agency says new agreement will leave Canberra with no say over use of reprocessed plutonium

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