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Microplastics ‘significantly contaminating the air’, scientists warn

14/08/2019 • 18:00 Environment The Guardian  

Discovery of pollution in snowfall from the Arctic to the Alps leads to call for urgent research on potential human health impacts Abundant levels of …

Zoos are outdated and cruel – it's time to make them a thing of the past

14/08/2019 • 15:52 Environment The Independent  

Zoos do not play a significant role in the conservation of wildlife, their claims to educate are exaggerated and their research is compromised. …

'Sickening': Golden eagle spotted near royal family's Balmoral estate with illegal trap attached to legs

14/08/2019 • 14:49 Environment The Independent  

'Absolutely clear this incident is a result of criminality', says RSPB, as focus on raptor persecution increases at start of grouse shooting …

Fracking causing rise in methane emissions, study finds

14/08/2019 • 14:32 Environment The Guardian  

Researchers say boom in shale oil and gas major contributor to climate emergency The boom in the US shale gas and oil may have ignited a significant …

Fracking boom has 'dramatically increased' global methane emissions, study warns

14/08/2019 • 13:56 Environment The Independent  

If rise continues it will undercut efforts to meet international targets, research …

Lightning bolt strikes erupting volcano in extraordinary image

14/08/2019 • 08:21 Environment The Independent  

'Even when you are a avid volcano observer it can take a decade to witness such a lightning event,' says …

Brenda - penguin and genius - vs the micro plastics raining from the sky | First Dog on the Moon

14/08/2019 • 07:23 Environment The Guardian  

Plastic manufacturers without a plan to recycle all of their plastic stuff should not be allowed to ... make any more plastic stuff! Sign up here to …

The glaciers of Iceland seemed eternal. Now a country mourns their loss | Andri Snær Magnason

14/08/2019 • 06:00 Environment The Guardian  

My grandparents mapped these giants of the landscape. A plaque will mark the spot where the first was lost to the climate crisis How do you write a …

Half of UK children can't identify stinging nettles, study finds

14/08/2019 • 04:25 Environment The Independent  

Nearly half of children do not know what brambles, blackberries and bluebells look …

Rise in rail fares will push average season ticket past £3,000 for first time

13/08/2019 • 23:00 Environment The Telegraph  

China's solar power is now cheaper than grid electricity, scientists reveal

13/08/2019 • 19:49 Environment The Independent  

In just 25 years China has gone from having no solar panels to 100 per cent more than any other …

More than half of world's forest wildlife lost in 40 years, study finds

13/08/2019 • 19:29 Environment The Independent  

WWF calls on world leaders to declare planetary emergency as 'natural ally in climate fight being …

Heat-trapping gases broke records in 2018, climate crisis report finds

13/08/2019 • 17:18 Environment The Guardian  

Report finds 2018 was the fourth-warmest on record since the mid-to-late- 1800s and sea levels were the highest on record The gases heating the …

Brazil will let hunters shoot endangered jaguars, parrots and monkeys in rainforests under new law, warn conservation experts

13/08/2019 • 13:16 Environment The Independent  

Exclusive: 'The bill also plays into the hands of the arms industry and arms exporters, particularly those in the …

It's raining multicoloured plastic in the Rocky Mountains, scientists find

13/08/2019 • 10:34 Environment The Independent  

Plastic was identified in more than 90 per cent of rainwater samples taken from across …

How the climate emergency could lead to a mental health crisis | Anouchka Grose

13/08/2019 • 09:23 Environment The Guardian  

‘Ecological grief’ is making Greenlanders depressed. They might not be alone for long The Greenlandic Perspective Survey tells us that 90% of …

Lightning strikes detected within 300 miles of North Pole amid escalating climate change emergency in Arctic

13/08/2019 • 07:00 Environment The Independent  

Extraordinary weather event comes just weeks after global sea levels rose significantly in single …

It's a global death sentence to keep eating like this: dinnertime at the Foreclaws | First Dog on the Moon

13/08/2019 • 01:01 Environment The Guardian  

A quarter of worldwide emissions is from food production. No more engastrated confit wagyu chicken, mother! Sign up here to get an email whenever …

Grouse shooting estate owners handed 'at least £10m' of EU taxpayer money last year

12/08/2019 • 16:15 Environment The Independent  

'It makes no sense to direct public subsidies to estates that are systematically damaging the country's biggest carbon …

Reusable cups worse for environment than disposable ones, expert says

12/08/2019 • 13:48 Environment The Independent  

'Unavoidable truth is it simply isn't convenient for people on the run to remember their …