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27 01 2021 | 11:21

Cities can help migrating birds on their way by planting more trees and turning lights off at night.

Millions of birds travel between their breeding and wintering grounds during spring and autumn migration, creating one of the greatest spectacles of the natural world. These journeys often span…

27 01 2021 | 10:57

Plastic petition by UK nine-year-old gains over 70k signatures in under a week.

After studying how microplastics damage the oceans, schoolgirl Lizzie wants the government to stop sending waste to developing countries. A petition by a nine-year-old schoolgirl calling on Boris…

27 01 2021 | 10:19

Why is snow white?

It has everything to do with optics. Imagine waking up after a night of heavy snowfall — you look out the window and see a world of white. But if you turn on a faucet or open the freezer, you'll…

27 01 2021 | 10:00

Hidden lives: the animals behind the products we consume – photo essay.

Photojournalists capture the often unseen side of the meat, fur and entertainment industries, in a collection co-edited by Guardian collaborator Jo-Anne McArthur

27 01 2021 | 09:35

One, two, tree: how AI helped find millions of trees in the Sahara.

Efforts to map the Earth’s trees are growing – and could change our understanding of the planet’s health. When a team of international scientists set out to count every tree in a large swathe of…

27 01 2021 | 09:25

'My neighbourhood is being destroyed to pacify his supporters': the race to complete Trump's wall.

In his final months in office, Donald Trump has ramped up construction on his promised physical border between the US and Mexico – devastating wildlife habitats and increasing the migrant death toll

27 01 2021 | 09:14

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: 2020 THE YEAR IN PICTURES.

Look back at the tragic and triumphant moments that defined the year, the good-news stories you probably missed, and wondrous destinations to help you plan your post-pandemic journey.

26 01 2021 | 14:53

Kikuyu Art Festival - 21/2/2021

For those who will be within Nairobi environs on 21 February 2021, please do join us for the Kikuyu art festival. We will have activities such as mural arts painting, tree planting, nature walks and…

26 01 2021 | 10:56

The Covid deniers have been humiliated but they are still dangerous.

The false claim that lockdowns do not work endangers lives – politicians and public figures must aggressively rebut it.  

26 01 2021 | 09:43

Quarter of known bee species have not been recorded since 1990.

Global study finds that species numbers reported in the wild fell sharply between 1990 and 2015. The number of wild bee species recorded by an international database of life on Earth has declined by…

26 01 2021 | 07:31

BHP Group invests in startup aiming to produce steel without coking coal.

BHP Group, the world’s biggest mining company, has invested in a startup company seeking to develop less-polluting ways of making steel. While many in the mining industry have outlined how they plan…

26 01 2021 | 07:16

Florida Power & Light closes its last coal-fired power plant in the state.

Florida Power & Light’s last coal-fired plant in that state has officially closed. The formal retirement of Indiantown Cogeneration Plant came as the clock struck midnight on Dec. 31. FPL…

26 01 2021 | 07:08

Colorado’s newest coal plant, needing extensive repairs (again), was idle for a year.

Utility commission launches investigation of Comanche Unit 3 costs; seamless replacement of power adds to case for early closure Xcel Energy’s troubled Unit 3 at the Comanche Generating Station in…

23 01 2021 | 11:36

Why Plastic Pollution Is a Producer Responsibility.

We're all culprits in the plastic pollution crisis — and that's by design. I was reminded of this recently when I ordered a set of carbon filters for my countertop compost bin. (Like most people, I…

22 01 2021 | 08:55

And then there were two: can northern white rhinos be saved from extinction?

There are only two remaining rhinos of this species, a mother and daughter, but scientists see new hope in stem cell breakthroughs “Iwatch these beautiful animals walk the path toward extinction…

22 01 2021 | 08:03

Kenya braces for return of devastating locust swarms.

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Swarms of desert locusts have reappeared in East Africa to the dismay of farmers and villagers who witnessed them wreak havoc on their crops and pasture in previous years. Locust…

21 01 2021 | 09:25

Celebrity power undermining global conservation efforts, scientists warn.

Hostile dispute over trophy hunting fuelled by ‘myths driven by emotion and morality that ignore critical facts’. Leading scientists have warned that global conservation is being undermined by…

20 01 2021 | 21:04

Bill Gates is accused of hypocrisy after joining bidding war to buy the world's largest private jet operator - one month before he releases his book preaching about climate change.

Bill Gates has been accused of hypocrisy after entering a bid to buy the world's largest private jet operator, just one month before he releases a book preaching about climate change.  The Microsoft…

20 01 2021 | 11:58

“A remarkable achievement” - the environmental case for building HS2.

  At the end of December, activists and celebrity supporters relaunched their #RethinkHS2 campaign opposing the UK’s new high-speed line with a rather glossy video voiced by Emma Thompson, featuring…

20 01 2021 | 10:59

A-68A iceberg thinning at 2.5 cm per day.

Latest images reveal that the A-68A iceberg has shattered into multiple pieces, with two large fragments of ice breaking off from the main berg and floating away in the open ocean. Scientists using…