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Biotech crops in Europe could be dead and buried if anti-GM groups succeed

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/14 - 9:30pm

If lobbyists succeed in blocking EU proposals to end a ban on GM seeds, crop biotech in Europe could be lost forever

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Poisonous lords and ladies, and the edible fruit of the chocolate vine

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/14 - 9:30pm
Allendale, Northumberland: Garden plants are brimful of seed, while berries glow on arum stalks like sinister corn on the cob Continue reading...
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China 'main destination' for illegally traded chimpanzees

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/14 - 9:04am

Baby chimpanzees are being hunted and sold to populate countrys growing number of wildlife parks and zoos, reports China Dialogue

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SSE's orangutan ad is deeply manipulative

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/14 - 7:48am

Scottish and Southern Energys new campaign cynically exploits eco-imagery to misrepresent a very ordinary business

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Desertec solar power project shareholders jump ship

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/14 - 7:09am

An ambitious project to harness and export solar power generated in Middle East and African deserts has all but folded

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Lost Louisiana: the race to reclaim vanished land back from the sea

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/14 - 6:30am

Worlds fastest submerging state is looking to nature in an ambitious plan to turn back the tide, and to BP to fund it but will it work?

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Illegal loggers remain hidden in Perus forest but timber finds global buyers

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/14 - 5:00am
State exercises little control over remote Amazon region blighted by poverty and illiteracy, and organised crime fills the vacuum Continue reading...
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Ideal weather brings bumper English apple harvest

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/14 - 4:21am

Sunshine and rain has resulted in one of the best crops in living memory but growers still face losses due to glut of apples and supermarket price wars

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Satellite eye on Earth: September 2014 in pictures

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/14 - 3:55am

Smoking volcanoes of Iceland, dust storms of Sahara and parched basin of the Aral Sea are among the images captured by ESA and Nasa satellites last month

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Tiger survival: mapping poaching and trafficking hotspots

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/14 - 3:12am

The case of Putins tiger recently put poaching into the media spotlight. In India, a new modelling exercise is helping to tackle the crime by mapping areas where tigers are most at risk

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How Too Many Trees Contribute To California's Drought

NPR News - Environment - Tue, 2014/10/14 - 2:09am

As the historic drought drags on, just about everyone wishes the state had gotten more water this year. That's largely up to snow and rainfall, but it also depends on trees in the state's mountains.

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The Tour de Neglect: a cycle ride through Buffalo's deprived East Side

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/14 - 2:06am

The rust belt city of Buffalo, New York is experiencing a renaissance after decades of decline. But while one half rises from the post-industrial ashes, large swaths of the other remain trapped in poverty and disrepair

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Wild weather forces climate adaptation on Europe's political agenda

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/10/14 - 1:23am

European Environment Agency finds adapting to climate change now on political agenda but action on ground still rare

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Mining companies lobby G20 leaders to back coal as future of energy

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/13 - 11:54pm

PR campaign aims to convince world leaders that coal-fired power offers the solution to energy poverty in developing countries

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UK to allow fracking companies to use 'any substance' under homes

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/13 - 10:00pm

Proposed amendment in infrastructure bill would make mockery of world class shale gas regulation claims, campaigners say

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From the archive, 14 October 1992: Editorial: Coal policy simply the pits of a strategy

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/13 - 9:30pm

The Guardian calls for coal pit closures plan to be shelved and for an independent inquiry to be set up

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Wood pigeons make wonderful contribution to our countryside

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/13 - 9:30pm
Blackwater Carr, Norfolk: There are magical moments in midwinter when the birds seem sublimely beautiful Continue reading...
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M&S downgraded in green ranking over refrigeration emissions

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/13 - 9:00pm

Environmentally-conscious supermarket accused of not moving fast enough to phase out HFCs and put doors on its chillers

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How big coal is lobbying G20 leaders and trying to capture the global poverty debate

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/10/13 - 8:09pm

Americas biggest coal company gave self-serving and disingenuous presentation to G20 meeting, claims academic

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