In her latest book, author Annie Proulx chronicles people’s long history with peatlands and examines the ecological value of these overlooked places.
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Activists interrupt party conference debate to criticise company’s wood-burning biomass operations An environmental campaigner has been ejected from an event sponsored by the power station operator Drax at the Labour party conference after criticising the company’s use of
UK government criticised for reviewing plan to pay farmers for environmental protection One of Liz Truss’s favourite rightwing thinktanks has criticised the government for considering ditching a much-vaunted new funding structure for farmers, calling the existing subsidy system
German sources say three simultaneous leaks make accident unlikely Gas is seeping into the Baltic Sea from three separate leaks on the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines, Denmark’s energy agency confirmed on Tuesday, prompting speculation that the infrastructure at the heart of the
RSPB, National Trust and others call on supporters to write to MPs as they argue ‘nature is not a negotiable luxury’ Environmental charities are mobilising their millions of members to take on the UK government over what they say is an attack on nature in the push for growth.
Scientists on Saba are introducing island residents to conservation of Caribbean orchids, red-billed tropicbirds and urchins.
Zoologists say they have never seen this low a number, after unprecedented hot weather As dewy dawns break across the UK’s pumpkin patches and allotments, gardeners across the land are waking up to the absence of at least one slippery pest. Slug numbers appear to have
Matt Wrack of Fire Brigades Union says ‘historic cuts’ have angered and demoralised his members A “horrible complacency” about the impact of the climate emergency on the fire service has left it under-funded and ill-prepared, the general secretary of the Fire Brigades Union
Exclusive: report on species recovery shows how effective legal protection, habitat restoration and reintroductions can be • Back from the brink: how bison, bears and beavers returned to Europe Wolves, brown bears and white-tailed eagles are among the top predators making a
More than 24,000km of pipelines planned around world, showing ‘an almost deliberate failure to meet climate goals’ More than 24,000km of new oil pipelines are under development around the world, a distance equivalent to almost twice the Earth’s diameter, a report has revealed.
After centuries of hunting and habitat loss, wolves, whales, elk and other key species have made a comeback across the continent, a new report says • Wildlife making ‘exciting’ comeback in Europe Top predators are making a comeback across Europe, according to a new report
Farm just minutes from centre of Wellington estimates it has lost about 60 kid goats in past few months Marauding feral pigs have blighted a central suburb in New Zealand’s capital, killing kid goats at an urban farm, intimidating dogs and turning up in residents’ gardens. The
Though they are the most well known, magpies are not the only Australian swoopers Follow today’s news, live Get our free news app , morning email briefing or daily news podcast For the first time in Sean Dooley’s two decades of bird watching, he has been swooped twice this year