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Campaigners demand end to fish tethering 'torture' in Taiwan

19/08/2019 • 09:30 Environment The Guardian  

Animal welfare groups highlight practice that forces a fish’s gills open and prolongs its suffocation to keep it fresh for longer All photographs by …

Brazil to open long-distance hiking trail in Atlantic forest – in pictures

19/08/2019 • 06:00 Environment The Guardian  

Inspired by long-distance tracks such as Canada’s 15,000-mile Great Trail, a proposed 4,970-mile trans-Brazil hiking trail would provide a continuous …

This is crunch point for our oceans: let’s do the right thing | Gillian Anderson

19/08/2019 • 06:00 Environment The Guardian  

A new ocean treaty hangs in the balance. Our leaders must act boldly, and grasp the opportunity to protect these wild spaces There are whales alive in …

Here's what I learned from my privileged, western failure to go plastic-free for a month | Van Badham

19/08/2019 • 04:18 Environment The Guardian  

I tried to re-enact my nanna’s depression-mindset, zero-waste home, but no victory over plastic went unpunished My “plastic-free” July began with an …

Microplastics discovered in Arctic snow

18/08/2019 • 17:01 Environment The Independent  

'Enormous' amount of pollutant particles also found across Bavarian …

Black kites set to breed in the UK for first time as climate warms

18/08/2019 • 15:05 Environment The Independent  

With 5ft wingspans and sharp talons, the black kite is an acrobatic flyer and one of the world's most successful …

Spinning conspiracy theories won’t help us prevent another Chernobyl | Serhii Plokhy

18/08/2019 • 06:00 Environment The Guardian  

Despite the TV show and the author’s landmark book, the truth about Chernobyl is still contested Did it really happen? Was it really so bad? Is it …

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside, but many of our coastal towns need more love | Sarah Ditum

17/08/2019 • 15:59 Environment The Guardian  

Britain’s resorts have been largely left to struggle. But their joys can still be revived My summer holiday of choice involves no passport, minimal …

How Greta Thunberg became the new front in the Brexit culture war | Gaby Hinsliff

17/08/2019 • 05:00 Environment The Guardian  

Nigel Farage and his hangers-on need a new rallying cause, so they’ve turned on this 16-year-old with frightening vitriol She looks both younger than …

Why Nora's family may never know the truth behind her mysterious death

16/08/2019 • 19:24 Environment The Telegraph  

Barbados police say no signs of an intruder in house where British woman found dead 

16/08/2019 • 18:18 Environment The Telegraph  

The week in wildlife – in pictures

16/08/2019 • 13:30 Environment The Guardian  

Endangered bonobo, migrating storks and one of the world’s biggest raptors Continue reading... …

Norway halts Amazon fund donation in dispute with Brazil

16/08/2019 • 11:08 Environment The Guardian  

International concerns grow over deforestation surge since Jair Bolsonaro took power Norway has followed Germany in suspending donations to the …

Why an Australian suburb was demolished to save tiny penguins

16/08/2019 • 10:22 Environment The Independent  

The transformation of Phillip Island into a world-class tourist spot has allowed the birds to thrive once …

Enjoy your walk in the country, but please don’t abuse farmers’ hospitality | Ben Eagle

16/08/2019 • 09:37 Environment The Guardian  

Visitors who ignore the Countryside Code put our livelihoods at risk. It’s time to educate the public about caring for the land During the summer …

Is your takeout lunch bowl covered in toxic 'forever chemicals'? | Joe Fassler

16/08/2019 • 07:00 Environment The Guardian  

Compostable bowls are considered eco-friendly, but they are covered in chemicals that persist indefinitely and are linked to troubling health effects …

Oceans of Noise: Episode Two – Science Weekly podcast

16/08/2019 • 05:00 Environment The Guardian  

During our summer break, we’re revisiting the archives. Today, Wildlife recordist Chris Watson presents the second instalment of a three-part journey …

July was hottest month ever recorded in history, scientists confirm

15/08/2019 • 18:58 Environment The Independent  

Last month has 'rewritten climate history', WMO …

Stash of ancient diamonds is discovered near the Earth's core

15/08/2019 • 17:09 Environment The Independent  

Diamonds lay undisturbed for 4.5 billion years before being brought to the surface by violent volcanic …

11 million new trees to be planted in England by water companies

15/08/2019 • 16:34 Environment The Independent  

'The water sector is committed to fighting climate change through becoming carbon-neutral by …