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Damaging ‘fly-shooting’ fishing in Channel sparks concerns

Small-scale fishers say mostly EU fleet is devastating catches with method that nets entire shoals of fish The UK has been accused of allowing a fleet of mainly EU “fly-shooting” fishing boats “unfettered access” to the Channel, without a proper assessment of the impact on fish populations, the seabed or the livelihoods of small-scale fishers. […]

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Chasing lightning: a photographer’s pursuit of the elements – in pictures

Will Eades is an award-winning photographer based on the mid north coast of NSW. His mission is to see and capture spectacular moments in nature, and to share these rare moments with others. A self-taught Nikon shooter, Will’s main focus is on storms and other weather phenomena as he strives to be present when the […]

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Agriculture

Tiger sharks are not scared of hurricanes, US researchers say

‘It was as if they didn’t even flinch,’ researcher says as study finds tiger sharks’ presence consistent before and during storm Forecasters expect the Atlantic hurricane season that began this week to bring increasingly fierce storms to the US east coast. One notoriously fierce kind of shark, however, does not seem likely to be swimming […]

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Draught wines: French vineyards rediscover the power of horses

Working horses not only outperform tractors on tricky terrain but provide a natural way to improve health of soil and crops It’s early morning and the air vibrates with the sound of birds and frogs at the L’Affût wine estate in Sologne, north-central France. Draught horses Urbanie and Bambi are slowly working their way between […]

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California shark attack: surfer survives great white bite near San Francisco

Man, 35, bitten on leg by shark estimated at 6ft to 8ft Great whites on rebound in west coast ecosystem A surfer was severely injured in an attack by a great white shark off California on Saturday, one month after researchers found that numbers of the predator were growing in the region. Related: Tiger sharks […]

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Two nude sunbathers got lost in NSW park after being startled by a deer, police say – video

Two men who were sunbathing naked on a beach south of Sydney had to be rescued after being startled by a deer and running into the Royal national park, New South Wales police commissioner Mick Fuller tells a press conference. The two men called for help after becoming lost in bushland, and were fined $1,000 […]

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Agriculture

New Zealand to ban most single-use plastics by 2025

Ban on plastics including cotton buds, packaging, cutlery, straws and fruit labels to be phased in from next year New Zealanders will be farewelling their plastics – bags, ear buds, spoons and straws – as the government attempts to match the country’s reality to its “clean green” reputation. Currently one of the top 10 per-capita […]

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Agriculture

The many joys of meadow rue | Alys Fowler

I love this architectural beauty for its fabulous foliage and soft flowers I cannot leave my mother’s house without a car full of things: half the contents of her freezer, a vase or a “good” terracotta pot, and always something dug up from the garden. I don’t get a say in these gifts, they are […]

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Why Australia’s Great Barrier Reef may end up on the world heritage ‘in danger’ list – and what it means

The government should be working to save the reef not fighting Unesco, marine experts say “When things get really crazy above the water line, I flee to the sea. Our reef speaks to the identity of every Belizean, and we say that with pride.” Janelle Chanona is a former television news anchor in Belize, the […]

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Strawberry fields forever? New variety tastes great … and grows all summer

Experts say they have found the ultimate version of the fruit. It’s called Ace, but now we just need enough foreign pickers It would be easy to dismiss it as a marketing gimmick. A strawberry called Ace, announced on the eve of Wimbledon – surely, you cannot be serious? But the academics and strawberry breeders […]

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