Environment

This dragonfly is both messenger and missile

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/09 - 9:29pm
Wenlock Edge: Insects use their bodies in ways that seem mysterious and bear marks that are cryptic, as if their original meaning has been lost Continue reading...
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Life after lignite: how Lusatia has returned to nature

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/09 - 9:00pm

A landscape wounded by coal mining is being transformed into Germanys lake district

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U.S. Gets Middling Marks On 2014 'State Of Birds' Report Card

NPR News - Environment - Tue, 2014/09/09 - 1:27pm

Domestic cats, high-rises and vanishing habitat are taking a toll on more than 33 species of American birds, a comprehensive update reports. Still, wetland and coastal birds are faring better.

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Badger cull protesters save trapped animal as second phase starts

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/09 - 10:56am
Activists claim victory as renewed government bid to fight bovine TB sparks anger with critics blasting it as cruel and ineffective Continue reading...
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Badger cull starts in Somerset and Gloucestershire

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/09 - 10:01am
Government says scheme is under way in the two counties to limit the spread of TB in cows Continue reading...
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David Attenborough returns to the Great Barrier Reef for a new BBC series

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/09 - 9:09am

Veteran wildlife presenter to film three hour-long nature documentaries for BBC1 to be broadcast next year

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Greenhouse gas emissions rise at fastest rate for 30 years

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/09 - 7:54am

Rise in CO2 concentrations in Earths atmosphere causes meteorologists to warn world out of time

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Art project to highlight risk of climate change to Bristol

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/09 - 7:25am
HighWaterLine made from blue chalk snaking through city shows which parts would be submerged by rising sea levels Continue reading...
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Sorry policy-makers, the two-degrees warming policy is likely a road to disaster

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/09 - 6:02am
As we approach the New York climate summit, there are serious questions about whether the two degrees of warming limit is acceptable. Continue reading...
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More Than Half Of U.S. Bird Species Threatened By Climate Change

NPR News - Environment - Tue, 2014/09/09 - 12:33am

A new Audubon report shows how climate change could affect the ranges of 588 North American bird species by the end of the century. Bald eagles, loons and orioles are among those facing major threats.

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Damselflies - in pictures

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/09 - 12:30am

Remus Tiplea photographs close-ups of damselflies in his back garden in Negresti Oas, Romania, after coaxing the live bugs into position

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Is Narendra Modi a climate sceptic?

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/08 - 11:09pm

Indias PM used to call climate action a moral duty, now he tells students climate has not changed, we have changed

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Fukushima fallout continues: now cleanup workers claim unpaid wages

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/08 - 11:00pm
Last month Tokyo Electric Power was ordered to pay $500,000 compensation, now workers sue for promised danger money Continue reading...
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Gears, tears and breathtaking ascents: how I cycled the Dolomites and Alps

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/08 - 10:00pm

With barely any training Peter Kimpton tried to tackle the Haute Route, the highest and toughest cyclosportive in the world. How did it go?

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UK to reveal strategy for climate change talks

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/08 - 10:00pm
Climate change secretary Ed Davey says governments facing 'pivotal moment' on dealing with issue Continue reading...
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Echoes, and a haunting musical lament of seals singing

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/08 - 9:30pm
Cape Wrath, Sutherland: I felt my heart race and the hair on my neck prickle at this disembodied song, so loud, unexpected Continue reading...
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Great Barrier Reef: legal action to stand despite new dredging plan

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/08 - 8:45pm

Conservationists waiting to see details of proposed land-based sediment disposal before dropping challenge to sea dumping

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Research shows surprise global warming 'hiatus' could have been forecast

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/08 - 8:40pm

Australian and US climate experts say with new ocean-based modelling tools, the early 2000s warming slowdown was foreseeable

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North America's key birds facing extinction, study finds

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/08 - 7:05pm

314 species, including the bald eagle and 10 state birds of US at risk from climate change

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Birds of North America under threat from climate change in pictures

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/08 - 7:05pm

Warming temperatures are reducing the range of several of North Americas iconic birds, including United States national bird the bald eagle, affecting over 300 species and pushing many towards extinction

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