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US reroutes flights to avoid walrus stampede on Alaska beach

Guardian Environment News - 2 hours 14 min ago

An estimated 35,000 of the animals were spotted as summer sea ice fell to its sixth lowest in the satellite record

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Baby seal basks in spring sunshine on Sydney Opera House steps

Guardian Environment News - 2 hours 52 min ago

Unauthorised mammal arrival is believed to have entered harbour without the knowledge of port authorities

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Partridge delight

Guardian Environment News - 4 hours 35 min ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire: At the explosion of birds, I felt the pulse a shooter must feel, though my aim was with binoculars Continue reading...
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Gamekeeper found guilty of poisoning 10 buzzards and a sparrowhawk

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 4:57pm
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When Can A Big Storm Or Drought Be Blamed On Climate Change?

NPR News - Environment - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 2:07pm

Scientists wince when people blame every big tropical cyclone, heat wave or drought on a shifting climate. But now some are trying to figure out just what the evidence for such a link would be.

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Could the 2C climate target be completely wrong?

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 10:03am

The global warming goal that nearly 200 governments have agreed on should be ditched, say scientists writing in Nature

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Canada switches on world's first carbon capture power plant

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 9:53am

Boundary Dam held up as first commercial-scale CCS plant and proof that coal-burning is compatible with cutting emissions

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Conflict of interest concerns over EDFs Hinkley nuclear project approval

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 9:19am

Experts involved in safety review were receiving companys pensions, documents reveal

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Proposed EU climate chief under pressure ahead of grilling by MEPs

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 9:16am

New financial allegations and protests spell rough ride in hearings for former Spanish oil mogul, Miguel Arias Cañete

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It's time to shout stop on this war on the living world

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 8:18am

Our consumption is trashing a natural world infinitely more fascinating and intricate than the stuff we produce

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Walrus mass on Alaska beach - in pictures

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 6:49am

Pacific walrus unable to find sea ice on which to rest in Arctic waters are coming ashore in record numbers on a beach in north-west Alaska. Females give birth on sea ice and the animals use it as a diving platform to reach snails, clams and worms on the shallow continental shelf, but climate change means there is ever less available

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Death Toll From Japanese Volcano Rises

NPR News - Environment - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 6:01am

Nearly 50 people are listed as dead from an eruption of Mount Ontake, located about 125 miles west of Tokyo.

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Neonicotinoid ban hit UK farmers hard

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 5:31am

Bugs devour rapeseed crop in Britain as EU ban on pesticide to save bees comes into force

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Why the energy has gone out of Tory green policy

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 5:20am

Conserative party conference suggests David Cameron and his ministers dont have a single new thought on the environment

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Indonesia makes first arrests of manta ray traders

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 4:16am

Three traders arrested for dealing in whole manta rays and their gills, in first detentions since legal protections

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Brave tortoises, baby hares and synchronised swans: your September wildlife pictures

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 4:00am

We asked you to share your September pictures of the wildlife around the world with which we share our outdoor spaces. Heres our pick of the best of them

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David Attenborough backs £1m project to save Bengal tiger

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 3:43am

Indian village to be relocated to create the most densely packed population of tigers in the world and stop them eating people

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Wildlife on your doorstep: October

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 3:05am

With the arrival of October the evenings will be getting darker earlier and the weather outside significantly colder. Wed love to see your photos of the wildlife near you

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California Enacts Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags

NPR News - Environment - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 1:58am

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill banning plastic grocery bags throughout the state. "This bill is a step in the right direction," he said. "We're the first to ban these bags, and we won't be the last."

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Shark v shark: great white shark duel caught on camera video

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/10/01 - 1:47am
Rare footage of two great white sharks attacking each other in south Australia. The video, shot by London-born diver Adam Malski, 33, shows a 4.8-metre shark attacking a smaller rival in waters off the Neptune Islands. The larger shark, known locally as Gilbert, survived the attack while the other animal has reportedly not been seen since Continue reading...
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