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yesterday at 17:07. Facebook
A starling murmuration over Winchester, in the south of England. For the past few nights, between 100,000 and 200,000 birds have gathered over the course of about half hour.

The starling population has fallen by over 80% in recent years, meaning they are now on the critical list of UK birds most at risk
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yesterday at 16:54. Facebook
The political signal is warmly welcomed by campaigners, after similar moves to squeeze the bloody trade in China and the US.

EU set to ban raw ivory exports from July
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yesterday at 15:02. Facebook
Trump and the Republican Party need an issue and a policy that has strong support among all Americans. Climate change and a carbon tax fit the bill perfectly.

Trump can save his presidency with a great deal to save the climate | Dana Nuccitelli
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yesterday at 11:52. Facebook
Companies with large energy demand and available roof space are making the switch to solar, not just because it’s greener but because it’s cheaper than alternatives. Where the grid is unreliable, it also reduces reliance on expensive diesel generators.

What next for renewables in cities? – the expert view
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02/21/2017 at 18:09. Facebook
Bao Bao, whose personality is described as “very independent”, will travel aboard a specially chartered FedEx plane for China

Bao Bao the giant panda leaves Washington zoo for new home in China
Guardian Environment
02/21/2017 at 13:25. Facebook
Campaigners for Rising Up used three cars to close the tunnel leading from the motorway to Heathrow Terminals 1, 2 and 3 at about 8.25am

Heathrow protest by climate activists closes M4 motorway
Guardian Environment
02/21/2017 at 11:13. Facebook
The video captures 12 hair-raising seconds of a giant anteater going toe-to-toe with a jaguar – a battle rarely, if ever – seen by human eyes.

‘Insane’ camera trap video captures rare battle in the Amazon
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02/21/2017 at 08:17. Facebook
Prolonged closure at Flamanville plant after fire damage piles further financial pressure on state-owned energy firm

EDF faces £1m a day bill to keep French nuclear reactor offline
Guardian Environment
02/20/2017 at 17:49. Facebook
Our treeless uplands are, to me and most other people, completely normal. In times of bewildering change, in everything from politics to the climate, we cling to normality...

Can we have too many trees? | Patrick Barkham
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02/20/2017 at 14:51. Facebook
It is increasingly clear that the heaviest burden of climate change is falling on the planet’s oceans, which absorb more than 30% of the carbon produced on land.

Fish under threat from ocean oxygen depletion, finds study
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02/20/2017 at 11:48. Facebook
I had worried this trip might be a bit worthy, but 10 minutes into our 278-mile drive, our “pilot,” a pro inline skater, “hemp activist” and musician, is talking about a recent ayahuasca ceremony in Joshua Tree

Eco road trip: Los Angeles to Las Vegas by Tesla
Guardian Environment
02/20/2017 at 11:26. Facebook
The food supply system is miraculous in its scale, speed and efficiency, but it has two fatal flaws: it depends on the profligate use of finite resources – water, soil, and fossil fuels ...and the exploitation of cheap, mostly migrant, labour

The supermarket food gamble may be up | Felicity Lawrence
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02/19/2017 at 02:43. Facebook
'There’s a whole area of climate so-called science that is really more like a cult,” William Happer told the Guardian. “It’s like Hare Krishna or something like that.'

Trump's likely science adviser calls climate scientists 'glassy-eyed cult'
Analysis found that 82% of country notifications did not provide any economic evidence of a threat to plant production, and around the same percentage did not list any alternative means of pest control.

EU criticised for 'emergency authorisations' of banned bee-harming pesticide
UK has failed to address repeated breaches of legal air pollution limits in 16 areas including London, Birmingham, Leeds, and Glasgow.

European commission issues 'final warning' to UK over air pollution breaches
From particle-zapping bus stops to compact ‘smart’ air filters, we examine the methods that tackle the symptoms of air pollution

10 ways to beat air pollution: how effective are they?
Document says in order for UK and EU to keep to commitments on sustainable fishing contained within the UN stocks agreement “it is difficult to see any alternative to the continued application of the common fisheries policy”.

UK fishermen may not win 'waters back' after Brexit, EU memo reveals
It remains a mystery as to where most of Scotland’s bats hibernate. Anne Youngman, Scottish officer for the Bat Conservation Trust, and the ecologist John Haddow conduct a survey in a disused quarry tunnel and at Doune Castle

Bat hibernation: Scottish quest to solve puzzle – in pictures