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Fungi in profusion

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Great Stubby Hat, New Forest It is almost impossible to walk in some places without crushing them underfoot Continue reading...
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The week in wildlife in pictures

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/24 - 8:13am

Germanys theatre fox, a dozing pride of lions and leaping salmon are among this weeks best images from the natural world

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Europe and the 'why me?' approach to decarbonisation

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/24 - 6:51am

A slowdown in the EUs pace of climate action may inspire unintended reciprocal measures in the runup to the 2015 global climate summit in Paris

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Illegal foragers are stripping UK forests of fungi

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/24 - 6:12am

Gangs commercially picking edible fungi to sell to restaurants and markets are leaving a trail of destruction across ancient woodlands, such as Epping and New Forest

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Ripping up the sea floor on behalf of royal profits

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/24 - 5:07am

Even the pathetic laws protecting marine life in this country are instantly swept aside in response to lobbying by Prince Charless tenants

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Pro-GM labelling campaign hugely outspent in Colorado and Oregon ballot

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/24 - 2:20am

Industry giants are spending more than $25m to defeat campaigns for mandatory GM food labelling in the two states, in the runup to next months vote

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Richard Dawkinss cosmic tombstone: what would you add?

Guardian Environment News - Fri, 2014/10/24 - 12:24am
Evolutionary biologist has called for a massive posthumous space-brag, giving future lifeforms the chance to understand us Continue reading...
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Coalition urged to raise its commitment for greenhouse gas cuts

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/23 - 11:10pm

Greens and Labor push for bigger cuts after EU leaders committed to 40% by 2030.

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Why my son rides a balance bike

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/23 - 10:00pm

I dont want my son to learn bad cycling habits stabilisers give false sense of security and encourage over-leaning

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Wondrous sight of the elusive ring ouzels, before they head south

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/23 - 9:30pm
Cissbury Ring, West Sussex: Each October they arrive, to feed on the berry-rich trees Continue reading...
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WA abandons shark culling program, but reserves right to kill again

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/23 - 8:11pm

Western Australias premier, Colin Barnett, announces application for baited drum line approval has been withdrawn

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Biosecurity gaps led to 36 invasive species entering Australia since 2000

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/23 - 7:48pm

Invasive Species Council says Australia has not heeded lessons from decision to introduce cane toad in Queensland in 1935

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EU leaders agree to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/23 - 6:29pm

Climate commissioner hails strong signal ahead of global Paris summit but key aspects of deal left vague or voluntary

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FoE launches legal action to stop capture of beavers in Devon

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/23 - 12:37pm
Friends of Earth challenges licences to remove beavers believed to be the first to live in the wild in England for centuries Continue reading...
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EU leaders set to strike climate deal to cut greenhouse gases 40% by 2030

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/23 - 11:17am
But Poland threatens to use veto against agreement aimed to set the stage for Paris summit if it is not granted exemptions Continue reading...
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Council planners delay Cuadrilla's application for Lancashire fracking sites

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/23 - 9:07am

Planning officials say they want to push back a decision on the energy companys proposed shale gas exploration sites at Roseacre Wood and Preston New Road

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Why California's Drought-Stressed Fruit May Be Better For You

NPR News - Environment - Thu, 2014/10/23 - 8:49am

Is California's severe drought hurting the nutrient content of fruit? No, preliminary data on pomegranates suggest. The fruit may be smaller, but packed with more antioxidants, tests show.

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Under the bark of the sycamore, a refuge for countless creatures

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/23 - 8:47am
Egglestone, Teesdale: This tree was a high-rise hibernaculum, its flaky bark providing dry winter housing Continue reading...
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EU climate policy being 'taken hostage' by Ukip, MEPs say

Guardian Environment News - Thu, 2014/10/23 - 5:23am

David Cameron must show courage to face down Ukip-friendly backbenchers or UK risks undermining a strong 2030 goal on saving energy, warn MEPs

Five graphs that explain the EU 2030 climate deal

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