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  • April 12, 2021

Greta Thunberg says she will not attend Cop26 climate summit

Swedish activist says uneven Covid vaccine rollout means countries would not participate on even terms The Swedish climate campaigner Greta Thunberg has said she will not attend the Cop26 climate…

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  • April 12, 2021

A new report suggests sea creatures are fleeing the equator! | First Dog on the Moon

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  • April 12, 2021

The ‘forgotten’ people picking your Brazil nuts – for a fraction of the price

Rich profits from the prized nut have failed to benefit those finding them. Now cooperatives hope to shake up the system On a steamy March morning, Edivan Kaxarari walks with…

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  • April 12, 2021

Aviation shutdown shows we can clean up our air

A return to pre-Covid levels of travel will increase air and noise pollution for millions of people In 2010, the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano affected many Easter holidays. The…

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  • April 12, 2021

The rice of the sea: how a tiny grain could change the way humanity eats

Ángel León made his name serving innovative seafood. But then he discovered something in the seagrass that could transform our understanding of the sea itself – as a vast garden…

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  • April 12, 2021

Country diary: it’s breeding season for this sparrow colony

Caistor St Edmund, Norfolk: The whir of wings and chirruping chatter now make a welcome soundtrack to farm life With almost clockwork regularity, little heads of house sparrows pop in…

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  • April 12, 2021

Lemurs and giant tortoises among species at risk if global warming reaches 3C

Research warns that large proportions of endemic marine and mountain species face extinction Unique island species including lemurs and the Galapagos giant tortoise could be at high risk of extinction…

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  • April 12, 2021

Brazil’s meat plant workers at risk from ‘inconceivable’ plan to cut break times

As exports boom, the industry is backing plans to restrict rest periods for those doing hazardous work in low temperatures The health of hundreds of thousands of meat plant workers…

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  • April 12, 2021

The week in wildlife – in pictures

The best of the week’s wildlife pictures, including a bald eagle livestream, polar bear research and seized tortoises Continue reading…

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  • April 12, 2021

‘Fishing is a form of meditation’ – it’s always been my escape

I became obsessed as a boy and am still hooked. With the mental benefits of angling well documented, here are some of the best British spots to cast off your…

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