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Indonesia makes first arrests of manta ray traders

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 4:16am

Three traders arrested for dealing in whole manta rays and their gills, in first detentions since legal protections

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Brave tortoises, baby hares and synchronised swans: your September wildlife pictures

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 4:00am

We asked you to share your September pictures of the wildlife around the world with which we share our outdoor spaces. Heres our pick of the best of them

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David Attenborough backs £1m project to save Bengal tiger

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 3:43am

Indian village to be relocated to create the most densely packed population of tigers in the world and stop them eating people

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Wildlife on your doorstep: October

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 3:05am

With the arrival of October the evenings will be getting darker earlier and the weather outside significantly colder. Wed love to see your photos of the wildlife near you

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California Enacts Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags

NPR News - Environment - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 1:58am

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill banning plastic grocery bags throughout the state. "This bill is a step in the right direction," he said. "We're the first to ban these bags, and we won't be the last."

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Shark v shark: great white shark duel caught on camera video

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 1:47am
Rare footage of two great white sharks attacking each other in south Australia. The video, shot by London-born diver Adam Malski, 33, shows a 4.8-metre shark attacking a smaller rival in waters off the Neptune Islands. The larger shark, known locally as Gilbert, survived the attack while the other animal has reportedly not been seen since Continue reading...
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Britain's warm September in pictures

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 1:10am

The country is set to be the driest September since records began in 1910, with extremely low rainfall for many parts of the country, the Met Office has reported.

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Young hedgehog bristles with delight over pigeon head supper

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/30 - 9:30pm
Wenlock Edge The hedgehog was feeding up for winter under the woodpile Continue reading...
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India will be renewables superpower, says energy minister

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/30 - 9:00pm

$100bn investment likely in five years but coal power plants will also expand rapidly to provide electricity to every Indian village

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bait fail

The Field Lab - Tue, 2014/09/30 - 5:27pm

The critter came in again last night but preferred range feed over the tuna in the trap.  Cleaned up and put away all the leftover bits in the greenhouse and will bait the trap tonight with range feed and some dessert.  Marshmallows seem to be the bait of choice from what I read online.  I just hope this brand doesn't attract bears.  85,93,62,0,B
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Walrus mass in vast numbers on Alaska beach as sea ice retreats

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/30 - 5:26pm

Concern that warming climate is responsible for gathering of about 35,000 walrus in north-west Alaska

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Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags Is Enacted In California

NPR News - Environment - Tue, 2014/09/30 - 12:07pm

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed SB 270, the first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags in the U.S. It requires a 10-cent fee for the use of compostable or paper bags.

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US environmental groups may sue to block building of LNG export terminal

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/30 - 12:00pm

Cove Point in Maryland, which won federal approval on Monday, now slated to become first gas export facility on US east coast

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Aral Sea's Eastern Basin Has Dried Out, NASA Photos Show

NPR News - Environment - Tue, 2014/09/30 - 9:57am

"For the first time in modern history, the eastern basin of the South Aral Sea has completely dried," NASA says, citing satellite photos from 2000 and 2014.

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Earth has lost half of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says WWF

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/30 - 9:53am

Species across land, rivers and seas decimated as humans kill for food in unsustainable numbers and destroy habitats

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George Monbiot: Its time to shout stop on this war on the living world

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Lord Lawson's charity 'blurring fact and comment on climate change'

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/30 - 7:33am

Global Warming Policy Foundation promoting political agenda rather than educational views, says Charity Commission

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Oak processionary moth population exploding in London

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/30 - 4:29am

Toxic caterpillars now spreading beyond their infestation zone, afflicting trees in parks and gardens in new areas

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MEPs demand reassurances EU green policies are not being downgraded

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/09/30 - 12:56am

Fears over a shift towards deregulation on eco policy could stall appointment of Karmenu Vella as environment commissioner

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Boris Johnson moves to meet City concerns about cycle superhighways

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/29 - 10:59pm

Londons mayor has acknowledged business community worries about his flagship scheme that were questioned by his cycling policy adviser

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A grass snake on 'Slub Mountain'

Guardian Environment News - Mon, 2014/09/29 - 9:30pm
Blackwater Carr, Norfolk: Coiled on the crown of the waste heap was the answer to a prayer Continue reading...
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