Environment

Blackpool anti-fracking camp: 'I'm here for my 10 grandchildren'

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/08/15 - 9:23am

Ben Blosse visits the camp where local campaigners are being joined by seasoned environmental activists to challenge Lancashire drilling plans

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The week in wildlife - in pictures

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/08/15 - 8:59am

Salmon-fishing bears, Himalayan marmots and migrating wildebeest are among the pick of this weeks images from the natural world

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Heathrow protesters facing eviction breathe easier as bailiffs fail to appear

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/08/15 - 7:27am
About 200 campaigners against the airport's expansion gathered at their protest site to resist any attempt to remove them Continue reading...
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Heathrow expansion protesters vow to resist eviction

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/08/15 - 2:59am
Grow Heathrow squatters will dig tunnels and use locks to stop bailiffs chasing them off land earmarked for third runway Continue reading...
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Comment Period For Offshore Drilling Ends Friday

NPR News - Environment - Fri, 2014/08/15 - 2:00am

The federal government is developing its offshore oil and gas leasing plan for a 5-year period that begins in 2017. Right now most of the activity is in the Gulf of Mexico.

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China's environmental woes inspire art

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/08/15 - 1:42am

Exhibition by one of Chinas most well-known artists uses stark imagery to shed light on environment issues

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Humans now strongest driver of glaciers melting, study finds

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/08/15 - 1:21am

During the last two decades two thirds of glacial mass loss was due to humans, up from a quarter previously

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Rarest dolphins under threat from oil exploration in NZ sanctuary, say Greens

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/08/15 - 12:49am

New Zealand Greens and International Whaling Commission say Mauis dolphins need more protection, but minister disagrees

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Green energy co-ops blocked by government regulator

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/08/14 - 10:00pm

Financial Conduct Authority accused of undermining official policy by refusing new applications for community projects

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Global cooling: climate scientists keen to meet Tony Abbott's business adviser

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/08/14 - 8:01pm

Tim Flannery accuses Maurice Newman, who does not have a scientific background, of using his position for personal crusade

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Fact check: How Maurice Newman misrepresents science to claim future global cooling

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/08/14 - 7:20pm

Picking over the climate science denialist claims of Tony Abbotts top business advisor

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Rail line to Great Barrier Reef coal port at Abbot Point wins approval

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/08/14 - 3:37pm

Queensland ticks off Adanis plan to build the 300km line linking the Carmichael Galilee Basin mine to the terminal

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Vampire of the uplands

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/08/14 - 1:00pm
Allendale, Northumberland: I peered, fascinated and repulsed, at the ticks dark brown abdomen, its eight legs, its implanted head Continue reading...
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Protesters occupy field near Cuadrillas proposed fracking site in Blackpool

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/08/14 - 10:47am
Protest camp set up in Fylde area as locals and campaigning groups prepare for mass action on Sunday Continue reading...
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More members of Amazonian tribe seek help from Brazil

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/08/14 - 8:00am
Group of 23 men, women and children cross border from their territory in Peru and are being monitored by health ministry Continue reading...
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Are you taking part in fracking protests? Share your photos and experiences

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/08/14 - 7:30am

With anti-fracking protests expected to take place in Lancashire on Thursday, wed like to hear from anyone whos planning on taking part

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How female cyclists can combat saddle soreness

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/08/14 - 6:41am

As British Cyclings head physiotherapist, Phil Burt has dealt with the derrieres of all the top riders. A few years ago so many of the pro women were having problems with saddle pain that a special task force was set up to tackle the problem. He tells Helen Pidd the secret to finding peace in the saddle

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Renewables produce record high electricity for UK in 2014

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/08/14 - 5:29am

Power generation up by 43% compared to first quarter of 2013, reports BusinessGreen

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Spain clears oil exploration off Canary Islands

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/08/14 - 5:01am

Green groups say they will appeal industry ministry decision to grant energy company Repsol three-year drilling license

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Tibet's glaciers at their warmest in 2,000 years, report says

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/08/14 - 3:02am

Glacier retreat could disrupt water supply to Asias main rivers including Yellow, Yangtze, Brahmaputra, Mekong and Salween

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